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Microbiology Rounds with Dr. Jim Todd and Epidemiology Faculty at The Children's Hospital

Welcome to Epidemiology

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Epidemiology manages infection prevention and microbial epidemiology at Children's Hospital Colorado.  Our mission is to employ analytical epidemiology techniques in both academic and clinical environments to improve health care within hospital and community populations.

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

Our clinical programs include Infection Prevention, Clinical Microbiology, Microbial Epidemiology, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Clinical Informatics, Outcomes, and Community Epidemiology. MORE »

Epidemiology supports the training programs in general pediatrics (residents and medical students), microbiology, and infectious diseases. MORE »

Research efforts include the use of molecular laboratory markers to define and control the constantly changing spectrum of microbial pathogens. MORE »


  • Sarah Parker, MD, was selected Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society Representative to the National IDSA/SHEA Antimicrobial Stewardship Measurement Workgroup.
  • Michael Kahn, MD, PhD was recently awarded Tenure at the University of Colorado.
  • Sarah Parker, MD, was selected as the first ever Children's Hospital Colorado “Provider of the Month” for January 2015 based on outstanding work in developing and implementing the antimicrobial stewardship program and care guidelines for musculoskeletal infections.

Online Publications

We provide recurrent online publications at
Children's Hospital Colorado