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Welcome to Infectious Diseases

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

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

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 »


  • Dr. Edwin Asturias was appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to chair the development of the Maternal Influenza Immunization Global Guideline. He has also been asked to be part of the expert consultation panel to discuss the implementation of the WHO recommendation for the use of the new dengue vaccine in endemic countries to be held in Geneva, Switzerland, in June 2016.
  • Dr. Betsy McFarland has accepted the position as Section Head for Infectious Diseases. She has an exciting vision for the future including building on existing programs and developing new clinical and research initiatives.
  • Dr. Edwin Asturias has been named Chair of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society International Affairs Committee for a three year term.
  • Dr. Daniel Reirden has been selected to the HHS Panel on Adult and Adolescent Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines, a working group of the NIH Office of AIDS Research Advisory Council (OARAC). He will serve a 4 year term beginning April 2016.
  • Dr. Adriana Weinberg was selected to be a member of the Women’s Health Inter-Network Scientific Committee.
  • Dr. Marsha Anderson was named as the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS) liaison to the national Planning Committee for the Annual ID Week 2016 meeting and has been selected to serve on the ACGME Pediatric Infectious Disease Appeals Panel for a 6-year term.