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Endocrinology Faculty at The Children's Hospital

Welcome to Endocrinology

Henry Silver, MD, PhD, Pediatric Endocrine and Growth Center

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes-Affiliate

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Endocrinology provides clinical services at Children's Hospital Colorado Henry Silver, MD, PhD, Pediatric Endocrine and Growth Center and the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes-Affiliate.

We currently have thirteen full-time pediatric faculty members, three clinical faculty, one mid-level provider, and five fellows.

Please explore our Web site for more information, and contact us if you have any questions.

Clinical Services 

We provide comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for children with disorders of growth and many other endocrine-related disorders. MORE »


We offer a variety of educational programs including a three-year, ACGME-accredited  Fellowship in EndocrinologyMORE »


We are actively involved in research to further the understanding of endocrine problems in the developing child and to improve diagnosis and care.  MORE »


  • We have been ranked #4 in the nation for the treatment of diabetes and endocrine disorders by U.S. News & World Report  for three consecutive years (2010-2012)
  • Dr. Michael Kappy is senior editor of the textbook, Advances in Pediatrics
  • Dr. Megan Kelsey has received Career Development awards for her work in pubertal insulin resistance from the ADA and the NIH
  • Dr. Kristen Nadeau received ARRA funding for her studies of insulin resistance and cardiovascular complications in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.
  • Dr. David Maahs been awarded a 5-year grant for $2.4 million to evaluate the benefit of the drug allopurinol, an FDA approved drug to lower uric acid. The money is part of a larger $24.3 million grant to the Joslin Diabetes Center.
  • The Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes and the Children’s Diabetes Foundation announced the creation of the Richard Abrams and Marian Rewers Endowed Chair for Clinical Research to Eradicate Childhood Diabetes. Funding includes a $1.5 million lead gift from an Anonymous Donor and $500,000 from The Battin Trust. The inaugural holder of the Endowed Chair will be Dr. Marian Rewers who will continue his groundbreaking research toward prevention of the disease.