The Division of Infectious Disease at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics provides care for a wide range of patients - from children with life-threatening diseases to opportunistic infections in cancer patients. Dr. Christopher Harrison directs the Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units, one of only eight nationally sponsored units in the United States.
Infectious Disease Programs
We have specialized clinics for international adoptions and travel medicine. Our Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, directed by Dr. Jason Newland, is one of the first pediatric programs in the country.