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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. Sean O'Leary as senior author, received the David Lanier Outstanding Poster Award (second place) at the North American Primary Care Research Group’s Practice-Based Research Network Conference in Bethesda, MD, in July 2016.
  • Dr. Adriana Weinberg received the distinguished Constance B. Woofsy Women’s Health Investigator Award from the NIH-funded, multi-centered AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) in recognition of scientific contributions to research in HIV-infected women and embodiment of qualities exemplified by Dr. Woofsy.
  • Dr. Sean O'Leary was selected to serve on the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Infectious Diseases (Red Book Committee).
  • Dr. Edwin Asturias was appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to chair the development of the Maternal Influenza Immunization Global Guideline. He had 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, 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.