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Daniel Olson MD

Assistant Professor
  • Center for Global Health
  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease General Operations (SOM)


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Primary Phone:303-724-9558

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

TCH Pavilion Building D

13123-D East 16th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Dr. Olson is an associate professor in the Section of Infectious Diseases (ID) at the University of Colorado (CU) School of Medicine, with secondary appointments in the Department of Epidemiology within the Colorado School of Public Health and the Department of Bioengineering in the CU School of Engineering. His research focuses on novel approaches to emerging infectious diseases (EID) surveillance, including field-based molecular diagnostics, measuring the clinical and socioeconomic impact of EIDs in resource-limited populations, as well as the immunologic response, and assessing the benefit of community-based interventions such as vaccines. He is the co-director for research at the CU-associated Center for Human Development in Southwest Guatemala, and he leads several cohort studies with a number of collaborators from CU, Colorado State University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and elsewhere. Dr. Olson teaches in the Colorado School of Public Health and is the Global Health Fellowship director.

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