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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 »


  • Michael G. Kahn, MD, PhD, was chosen for the Outstanding Research Mentor Award for academic year 2013-14. The award, from the Clinical Science Graduate Program, is based on student nominations that describe the attributes of the person and details examples that make this individual an outstanding mentor.
  • Chris Nyquist, MD, was the invited keynote speaker for the School of Medicine Class of 2018 Matriculation and White Coat Ceremony on August 15th 2014.
  • James K. Todd, MD, was awarded the Distinguished Physician Award by the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and was selected as one of Denver’s Top 150 citizens in celebration of Denver's 150th anniversary for “doing something extraordinary, something noteworthy, and something that is bettering the city for generations to come.”

Online Publications

We provide recurrent online publications at
Children's Hospital Colorado