Elizabeth McFarland, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases

Section Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Children's Hospital Colorado HIV Program
Medical Director, Pediatric Infectious Disease Outpatient Clinic
Professor of Pediatrics
Clinic (720) 777-6981
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Gender: Female
Languages: English
Department, Section/Division: Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases
Medicine-Infectious Disease

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
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Hospital Affiliation
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Board Certification (1992,2008)
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (1990,2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Immune System
  • AIDS
  • AIDS / HIV Disease
  • AIDS Immunization
  • Infections
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Fungal Infections
  • Influenza
  • Pneumonia
  • Viral Infections
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Symptoms and Manifestations
  • Fever
Clinical Interest for Patients
I am interested in pediatric infectious diseases, particularly pediatric and perinatal HIV Infection.

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Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
I am interested in pediatric infectious diseases, particularly pediatric and perinatal HIV Infection.

Research Interest for Referring Providers
Dr. McFarland is studying the maturation of cell-mediated immune responses in both normal and HIV-infected infants, immune responses to HIV vaccines in exposed newborns, the role of cytotoxic T-lymphocytes in the pathogenesis of congenitally acquired HIV infection, pediatric HIV clinical trials of antiretroviral therapy and vaccines, and complications of HIV and treatment. Dr. McFarland develops immunology and immune-based therapy research for the National Institutes of Health Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group and has chaired several of their subcommittees, including the Pediatric Immunology Core Laboratory Committee and the Pediatric Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte Working Group. She is a frequently invited speaker at local, national, and international events.

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Fax Phone: (720) 777-7294
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