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Karolyn Kabir, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


   Phone: 720-777-1234 (TBD)
   E-mail: (TBD)

Section of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Prevention Research Center
Children's Hospital Colorado


Karolyn Kabir, MD, earned her medical degree in 1994 from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. She completed her pediatric residency training and her fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, in 1999 and 2007, respectively. Dr. Kabir joined the faculty of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Children’s Hospital Colorado in 2000 and was appointed Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in 2007.

Dr. Karolyn Kabir’s research interests focus on ways to improve the identification and treatment of antenatal and postpartum depression in teen mothers. In addition, Dr. Kabir is working alongside colleagues from the Colorado Adolescent Maternity Program (CAMP) to develop and implement a nurse-centered/group-based model of care for teen mothers and their children.

Dr. Kabir has published several articles in medical literature. She is a member of the Society of Adolescent Medicine and the North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, and she is active as a Board Member of the Lowry Community Advisory Committee. Dr. Kabir was honored with two teaching awards during her residency training at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

  • Evelyn G. Laufer Award for Best Oral Research Presentation, North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (NASPAG) Conference, 2008
  • Kabir K, Sheeder J, Kelly LS. Identifying postpartum depression: are 3 questions as good as 10? Pediatrics. 2008 Sep;122(3):e696-702. [PMID: 18762505]
  • Stamm C, Kabir K, McGregor J. Advances in the care and prevention of sexually transmitted infections in adolescent women. Patient Care. 2007 Jul;41(16):6-16.