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Welcome to Infectious Diseases

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Infectious Diseases provides clinical services at Children's Hospital Colorado

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Patients are seen in the Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinic, the CHIP Program Outpatient Clinic, or by the Infectious Diseases Consultation Team. MORE »

We are committed to educating and training medical students, physician assistants, residents, and fellows at Children's Hospital Colorado. MORE »

Infectious Diseases has an active basic and translational research program with more than five million dollars of federal funding yearly. MORE »


  • Edwin Asturias, MD, was interviewed by Denver Business Journal​, regarding a study that discusses how Coloradans spend $35M a year on childhood diseases that vaccination could prevent. He was also appointed to the Flavivirus Working Group of Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)/ Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

  • Elizabeth McFarland, MD, was appointed to the NIH AIDS Research Advisory Committee.

  • Sarah Parker, MD, will begin her term as President of Colorado Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society in April, 2017. She has also been appointed to be an advisor on the national Pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship Panel for the Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS).

  • Sean O’Leary, MD, received the Special Achievement Award from National AAP “for outstanding work on immunization policy in Colorado.”