Sean O'Leary, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1996)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Brown University (RI) (1991)
Internship:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1997)
Residencies:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1999)
  • University of Colorado, Pediatrics (1999)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2010)
  • University of Colorado, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases
  • Director, Colorado Pediatric Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN), also known as COCONet (Colorado Children’s Outcomes Network

Recognition & Awards

  • SOUPer Hero of the Year Award, Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition, (2014)
  • Special Achievement Award “For outstanding work on immunization policy in Colorado”, American Academy of Pediatrics, (2014)

Publications

  • Reno JE, Thomas J, Pyrzanowski J, Lockhart S, O'Leary ST, Campagna EJ, Dempsey AF. Examining strategies for improving healthcare providers' communication about adolescent HPV vaccination: evaluation of secondary outcomes in a randomized controlled trial. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 Nov 15. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30433845
  • Marshall GS, O'Leary ST. Dismissal Policies for Vaccine Refusal. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 Nov 1;172(11):1101. PubMed PMID: 30208465
  • O'Leary ST, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski J, Barnard J, Sevick C, Furniss A, Dempsey AF. Timing of Information-Seeking about Infant Vaccines. J Pediatr. 2018 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30195554
  • Lockhart S, Dempsey AF, Pyrzanowski J, O'Leary ST, Barnard JG. Provider and Parent Perspectives on Enhanced Communication Tools for Human Papillomavirus Vaccine-Hesitant Parents. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Sep - Oct;18(7):776-782. PubMed PMID: 30177028
  • Kempe A, Allison MA, MacNeil JR, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Beaty BL, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Lindley MC, Albert AP. Adoption of Serogroup B Meningococcal Vaccine Recommendations. Pediatrics. 2018 Sep;142(3). PubMed PMID: 30126935
  • O'Leary ST, Campbell JD, Kimberlin DW. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30113691
  • Reno JE, O'Leary ST, Pyrzanowski J, Lockhart S, Thomas J, Dempsey AF. Evaluation of the Implementation of a Multi-Component Intervention to Improve Healthcare Provider Communication about HPV Vaccination. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Aug 11. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30107236
  • Domek GJ, O'Leary ST, Bull S, Bronsert M, Contreras-Roldan IL, Bolaños Ventura GA, Kempe A, Asturias EJ. Measuring vaccine hesitancy: Field testing the WHO SAGE Working Group on Vaccine Hesitancy survey tool in Guatemala. Vaccine. 2018 Aug 23;36(35):5273-5281. PubMed PMID: 30061026
  • Cataldi JR, Dempsey AF, Allison MA, O'Leary ST. Impact of publicly available vaccination rates on parental school and child care choice. Vaccine. 2018 Jul 16;36(30):4525-4531. PubMed PMID: 29909131
  • Domek GJ, Contreras-Roldan IL, Asturias EJ, Bronsert M, Bolaños Ventura GA, O'Leary ST, Kempe A, Bull S. Characteristics of mobile phone access and usage in rural and urban Guatemala: assessing feasibility of text message reminders to increase childhood immunizations. Mhealth. 2018;4:9. PubMed PMID: 29780812
  • O'Leary ST, Kimberlin DW, Maldonado YA. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2018 May 15;7(2):93-99. PubMed PMID: 29741721
  • Kempe A, Allison MA, MacNeil JR, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Beaty BL, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Lindley MC, Liang JL, Albert AP, Smith JC. Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Category B ACIP Recommendations Among Primary Care Providers for Children. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Sep - Oct;18(7):763-768. PubMed PMID: 29678594
  • O'Leary ST, Maldonado YA. Safety of Multiple Antigen Exposure in the Childhood Immunization Schedule. JAMA. 2018 Mar 6;319(9):870-871. PubMed PMID: 29509849
  • Dempsey AF, Pyrznawoski J, Lockhart S, Barnard J, Campagna EJ, Garrett K, Fisher A, Dickinson LM, O'Leary ST. Effect of a Health Care Professional Communication Training Intervention on Adolescent Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Pediatr. 2018 May 7;172(5):e180016. PubMed PMID: 29507952
  • Dempsey AF, O'Leary ST. Human Papillomavirus Vaccination: Narrative Review of Studies on How Providers' Vaccine Communication Affects Attitudes and Uptake. Acad Pediatr. 2018 Mar;18(2S):S23-S27. PubMed PMID: 29502633
  • Reno JE, O'Leary S, Garrett K, Pyrzanowski J, Lockhart S, Campagna E, Barnard J, Dempsey AF. Improving Provider Communication about HPV Vaccines for Vaccine-Hesitant Parents Through the Use of Motivational Interviewing. J Health Commun. 2018;23(4):313-320. PubMed PMID: 29474117
  • O'Leary ST, Lockhart S, Barnard J, Furniss A, Dickinson M, Dempsey AF, Stokley S, Federico S, Bronsert M, Kempe A. Exploring Facilitators and Barriers to Initiation and Completion of the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine Series among Parents of Girls in a Safety Net System. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jan 23;15(2). PubMed PMID: 29360785
  • Hurley LP, Allison MA, Pilishvili T, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Lindley MC, Bridges CB, Kempe A. Primary Care Physicians' Struggle with Current Adult Pneumococcal Vaccine Recommendations. J Am Board Fam Med. 2018 Jan-Feb;31(1):94-104. PubMed PMID: 29330244
  • Frew PM, Randall LA, Malik F, Lamaye R, Wilson A, O'Leary ST, Salmon D, Donnelly M, Ault K, Dudley MZ, Fenimore VL, Omer SB. Clinician Perspectives on Strategies to Improve Patient Maternal Immunization Acceptability in Obstetrics and Gynecology Practice Settings. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2018 Jan 9;:0. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29313458
  • O'Leary ST, Riley LE, Lindley MC, Allison MA, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Beaty BL, Brtnikova M, Collins M, Albert AP, Fisher AK, Jiles AJ, Kempe A. Immunization Practices of U.S. Obstetrician/Gynecologists for Pregnant Patients. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29246674
  • Barnard JG, Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski J, Mazzoni SE, O'Leary ST. Facilitators and barriers to the use of standing orders for vaccination in obstetrics and gynecology settings. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27687213
  • O'Leary ST, Riley LE, Lindley MC, Allison MA, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Beaty BL, Brtnikova M, Collins M, Albert AP, Fisher AK, Jiles AJ, Kempe A. Immunization Practices of U.S. Obstetrician/Gynecologists for Pregnant Patients. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29246674
  • Glanz JM, Wagner NM, Narwaney KJ, Kraus CR, Shoup JA, Xu S, O'Leary ST, Omer SB, Gleason KS, Daley MF. Web-based Social Media Intervention to Increase Vaccine Acceptance: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics. 2017 Dec;140(6). PubMed PMID: 29109107
  • O'Leary ST, Kimberlin DW. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Nov 24;6(4):311-316. PubMed PMID: 29036392
  • O'Leary ST, Maldonado YA, Byington CL. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Sep 1;6(3):215-218. PubMed PMID: 28903515
  • O'Leary ST, Maldonado YA. Adverse Events Following Immunization: Will It Happen Again?. Pediatrics. 2017 Sep;140(3). PubMed PMID: 28847983
  • McClure CC, Cataldi JR, O'Leary ST. Vaccine Hesitancy: Where We Are and Where We Are Going. Clin Ther. 2017 Aug;39(8):1550-1562. PubMed PMID: 28774498
  • Allison MA, O'Leary ST, Lindley MC, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Beaty BL, Brtnikova M, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Babbel C, Berman S, Kempe A. Financing of Vaccine Delivery in Primary Care Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Sep - Oct;17(7):770-777. PubMed PMID: 28600199
  • Albright K, Barnard J, O'Leary ST, Lockhart S, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Stokley S, Dempsey A, Kempe A. Noninitiation and Noncompletion of HPV Vaccine Among English- and Spanish-Speaking Parents of Adolescent Girls: A Qualitative Study. Acad Pediatr. 2017 Sep - Oct;17(7):778-784. PubMed PMID: 28359835
  • Barnard JG, Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski J, Mazzoni SE, O'Leary ST. Facilitators and barriers to the use of standing orders for vaccination in obstetrics and gynecology settings. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27687213
  • Schuster JE, O'Leary ST, Kimberlin DW. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Jun 1;6(2):111-115. PubMed PMID: 30496553
  • Glanz JM, Wagner NM, Narwaney KJ, Kraus CR, Shoup JA, Xu S, O'Leary ST, Omer SB, Gleason KS, Daley MF. Web-based Social Media Intervention to Increase Vaccine Acceptance: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Pediatrics. 2017 Dec;140(6). PubMed PMID: 29109107
  • O'Leary ST, Kimberlin DW. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Nov 24;6(4):311-316. PubMed PMID: 29036392
  • O'Leary ST, Maldonado YA, Byington CL. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2017 Sep 1;6(3):215-218. PubMed PMID: 28903515
  • O'Leary ST, Maldonado YA. Adverse Events Following Immunization: Will It Happen Again?. Pediatrics. 2017 Sep;140(3). PubMed PMID: 28847983
  • McClure CC, Cataldi JR, O'Leary ST. Vaccine Hesitancy: Where We Are and Where We Are Going. Clin Ther. 2017 Aug;39(8):1550-1562. PubMed PMID: 28774498
  • O'Leary ST, Hurley LP, Kennedy ED, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Allison MA, Williams W, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Provider Attitudes Regarding Vaccine Tracking Systems in Pediatric Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525990
  • Cataldi JR, Dempsey AF, O'Leary ST. Measles, the media, and MMR: Impact of the 2014-15 measles outbreak. Vaccine. 2016 Dec 7;34(50):6375-6380. PubMed PMID: 27817962
  • Dempsey AF, Pyrzanowski J, Lockhart S, Campagna E, Barnard J, O'Leary ST. Parents' perceptions of provider communication regarding adolescent vaccines. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Jun 2;12(6):1469-75. PubMed PMID: 27078515
  • Domek GJ, Contreras-Roldan IL, O'Leary ST, Bull S, Furniss A, Kempe A, Asturias EJ. SMS text message reminders to improve infant vaccination coverage in Guatemala: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Vaccine. 2016 May 5;34(21):2437-43. PubMed PMID: 27026145
  • Jenkins TC, Knepper BC, McCollister BD, Moore SJ, Pawlowski SW, Perlman DM, Saveli CC, O'Leary ST, Burman WJ. Failure of outpatient antibiotics among patients hospitalized for acute bacterial skin infections: What is the clinical relevance?. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jun;34(6):957-62. PubMed PMID: 26947377
  • Kempe A, O'Leary ST, Shoup JA, Stokley S, Lockhart S, Furniss A, Dickinson LM, Barnard J, Daley MF. Parental Choice of Recall Method for HPV Vaccination: A Pragmatic Trial. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar;137(3):e20152857. PubMed PMID: 26921286
  • O'Leary ST, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer SE, Dickinson LM, Dempsey AF. Evidence-based vaccination strategies in obstetrics and gynecology settings: Current practices and methods for assessment. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Apr 2;12(4):866-71. PubMed PMID: 26829978
  • Mazzoni SE, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski JL, Durfee MJ, Dickinson LM, Barnard JG, Dempsey AF, O'Leary ST. Effect of a multi-modal intervention on immunization rates in obstetrics and gynecology clinics. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26627727
  • O'Leary ST, Hurley LP, Kennedy ED, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Allison MA, Williams W, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Provider Attitudes Regarding Vaccine Tracking Systems in Pediatric Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525990
  • Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Sevick C, Pyrzanowski J, Mazzoni S, O'Leary ST. Tdap vaccine attitudes and utilization among pregnant women from a high-risk population. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Oct 2;:0. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26430729
  • Albright K, Barnard J, O'Leary S, Federico S, Saville A, Lockhart S, Lee M, Eblovi D, Dickinson M, Kile D, Kempe A. School-Based Health Centers as Medical Homes: Parents' and Adolescents' Perspectives. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26329018
  • Schuster JE, O'Leary S, Kimberlin DW. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2016 Dec;5(4):349-355. PubMed PMID: 27856770
  • Cataldi JR, Dempsey AF, O'Leary ST. Measles, the media, and MMR: Impact of the 2014-15 measles outbreak. Vaccine. 2016 Dec 7;34(50):6375-6380. PubMed PMID: 27817962
  • Schuster JE, Sawyer MH, O'Leary S, Kimberlin D. Update From the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2016 Jun;5(2):101-4. PubMed PMID: 27170697
  • Dempsey AF, Pyrzanowski J, Lockhart S, Campagna E, Barnard J, O'Leary ST. Parents' perceptions of provider communication regarding adolescent vaccines. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Jun 2;12(6):1469-75. PubMed PMID: 27078515
  • Domek GJ, Contreras-Roldan IL, O'Leary ST, Bull S, Furniss A, Kempe A, Asturias EJ. SMS text message reminders to improve infant vaccination coverage in Guatemala: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Vaccine. 2016 May 5;34(21):2437-43. PubMed PMID: 27026145
  • Jenkins TC, Knepper BC, McCollister BD, Moore SJ, Pawlowski SW, Perlman DM, Saveli CC, O'Leary ST, Burman WJ. Failure of outpatient antibiotics among patients hospitalized for acute bacterial skin infections: What is the clinical relevance?. Am J Emerg Med. 2016 Jun;34(6):957-62. PubMed PMID: 26947377
  • Kempe A, O'Leary ST, Shoup JA, Stokley S, Lockhart S, Furniss A, Dickinson LM, Barnard J, Daley MF. Parental Choice of Recall Method for HPV Vaccination: A Pragmatic Trial. Pediatrics. 2016 Mar;137(3):e20152857. PubMed PMID: 26921286
  • Albright K, Barnard J, O'Leary S, Federico S, Saville A, Lockhart S, Lee M, Eblovi D, Dickinson M, Kile D, Kempe A. School-Based Health Centers as Medical Homes: Parents' and Adolescents' Perspectives. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26329018
  • Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Sevick C, Pyrzanowski J, Mazzoni S, O'Leary ST. Tdap vaccine attitudes and utilization among pregnant women from a high-risk population. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Oct 2;:0. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26430729
  • O'Leary ST, Hurley LP, Kennedy ED, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Allison MA, Williams W, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Provider Attitudes Regarding Vaccine Tracking Systems in Pediatric Practices. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26525990
  • Mazzoni SE, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski JL, Durfee MJ, Dickinson LM, Barnard JG, Dempsey AF, O'Leary ST. Effect of a multi-modal intervention on immunization rates in obstetrics and gynecology clinics. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26627727
  • O'Leary ST, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer SE, Dickinson LM, Dempsey AF. Evidence-based vaccination strategies in obstetrics and gynecology settings: Current practices and methods for assessment. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Apr 2;12(4):866-71. PubMed PMID: 26829978
  • Hurley LP, Bridges CB, Harpaz R, Allison MA, O' Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Stokley S, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Kempe A. Physician Attitudes Toward Adult Vaccines and Other Preventive Practices, United States, 2012. Public Health Rep. 2016 Mar-Apr;131(2):320-30. PubMed PMID: 26957667
  • Mazzoni SE, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski JL, Durfee MJ, Dickinson LM, Barnard JG, Dempsey AF, O'Leary ST. Effect of a multi-modal intervention on immunization rates in obstetrics and gynecology clinics. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26627727
  • Dempsey AF, Maertens J, Beaty B, O'Leary ST. Characteristics of users of a tailored, interactive website for parents and its impact on adolescent vaccination attitudes and uptake. BMC Res Notes. 2015 Dec 1;8(1):739. PubMed PMID: 26625932
  • O'Leary ST, Allison MA, Fisher A, Crane L, Beaty B, Hurley L, Brtnikova M, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Stokley S, Kempe A. Characteristics of Physicians Who Dismiss Families for Refusing Vaccines. Pediatrics. 2015 Dec;136(6):1103-11. PubMed PMID: 26527552
  • O'Leary ST, Lee M, Lockhart S, Eisert S, Furniss A, Barnard J, Shmueli D, Stokley S, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Effectiveness and Cost of Bidirectional Text Messaging for Adolescent Vaccines and Well Care. Pediatrics. 2015 Nov;136(5):e1220-7. PubMed PMID: 26438703
  • Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Sevick C, Pyrzanowski J, Mazzoni S, O'Leary ST. Tdap vaccine attitudes and utilization among pregnant women from a high-risk population. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Oct 2;:0. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26430729
  • Albright K, Barnard J, O'Leary S, Federico S, Saville A, Lockhart S, Lee M, Eblovi D, Dickinson M, Kile D, Kempe A. School-Based Health Centers as Medical Homes: Parents' and Adolescents' Perspectives. Acad Pediatr. 2015 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26329018
  • O'Leary ST, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer SE, Barnard J, Beaty B, Donnelly M, Mazzoni S, Dempsey AF. Influenza and Pertussis Vaccination Among Pregnant Women and Their Infants' Close Contacts: Reported Practices and Attitudes. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2015 Nov;34(11):1244-9. PubMed PMID: 26322660
  • O'Leary ST, Barnard J, Lockhart S, Kolasa M, Shmueli D, Dickinson LM, Kile D, Dibert E, Kempe A. Urban and Rural Differences in Parental Attitudes About Influenza Vaccination and Vaccine Delivery Models. J Rural Health. 2015 Sep;31(4):421-30. PubMed PMID: 25951772
  • Dempsey AF, Maertens J, Beaty BL, O'Leary ST. Understanding how different recruitment strategies impact parent engagement with an iPad-based intervention to provide personalized information about adolescent vaccines. J Adolesc Health. 2015 May;56(5 Suppl):S7-13. PubMed PMID: 25863557
  • Kempe A, O'Leary ST, Kennedy A, Crane LA, Allison MA, Beaty BL, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Stokley S. Physician Response to Parental Requests to Spread Out the Recommended Vaccine Schedule. Pediatrics. 2015 Mar 2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25733753
  • Dempsey AF, Pyrzanowski J, Brewer S, Barnard J, Sevick C, O'Leary ST. Acceptability of using standing orders to deliver human papillomavirus vaccines in the outpatient obstetrician/gynecologist setting. Vaccine. 2015 Apr 8;33(15):1773-9. PubMed PMID: 25731788
  • Dempsey AF, Brewer SE, Pyrzanowski J, Sevick C, O'leary ST. Acceptability of human papillomavirus vaccines among women older than 26 years. Vaccine. 2015 Mar 24;33(13):1556-61. PubMed PMID: 25701671
  • O'Leary ST, Lee M, Federico S, Barnard J, Lockhart S, Albright K, Shmueli D, Allison MA, Kempe A. School-based health centers as patient-centered medical homes. Pediatrics. 2014 Nov;134(5):957-64. PubMed PMID: 25287455
  • Moore SJ, O'Leary ST, Caldwell B, Knepper BC, Pawlowski SW, Burman WJ, Jenkins TC. Clinical characteristics and antibiotic utilization in pediatric patients hospitalized with acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2014 Aug;33(8):825-8. PubMed PMID: 25222301
  • Jenkins TC, Knepper BC, Moore SJ, O'Leary ST, Brooke Caldwell, Saveli CC, Pawlowski SW, Perlman DM, McCollister BD, Burman WJ. Antibiotic prescribing practices in a multicenter cohort of patients hospitalized for acute bacterial skin and skin structure infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2014 Oct;35(10):1241-50. PubMed PMID: 25203177
  • Kempe A, Albright K, O'Leary S, Kolasa M, Barnard J, Kile D, Lockhart S, Dickinson LM, Shmueli D, Babbel C, Barrow J. Effectiveness of primary care-public health collaborations in the delivery of influenza vaccine: a cluster-randomized pragmatic trial. Prev Med. 2014 Aug 22;69C:110-116. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25152506
  • Dempsey AF, Pyrzanowski J, Donnelly M, Brewer S, Barnard J, Beaty BL, Mazzoni S, O'Leary ST. Acceptability of a hypothetical group B strep vaccine among pregnant and recently delivered women. Vaccine. 2014 Mar 21. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24662708
  • Hurley LP, Bridges CB, Harpaz R, Allison MA, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Brtnikova M, Stokley S, Beaty BL, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Ahmed F, Hales C, Kempe A. U.S. physicians' perspective of adult vaccine delivery. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Feb 4;160(3):161. PubMed PMID: 24658693
  • O'Leary ST, Allison MA, Lindley MC, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Babbel CI, Jimenez-Zambrano A, Berman S, Kempe A. Vaccine financing from the perspective of primary care physicians. Pediatrics. 2014 Mar;133(3):367-74. PubMed PMID: 24567011
  • Allison MA, Dunne EF, Markowitz LE, O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Stokley S, Babbel CI, Brtnikova M, Beaty BL, Kempe A. HPV vaccination of boys in primary care practices. Acad Pediatr. 2013 Sep-Oct;13(5):466-74. PubMed PMID: 24011749
  • O'Leary ST, Allison MA, Stokley S, Crane LA, Hurley LP, Beaty B, Kempe A. Physicians' confidence in vaccine safety studies. Prev Med. 2013 Mar;56(3-4):231-3. PubMed PMID: 23333206
  • O'Leary ST, Parashar UD, Crane LA, Allison MA, Stokley S, Beaty BL, Brtnikova M, Hurley LP, Kempe A. Adoption of rotavirus vaccine by U.S. physicians: progress and challenges. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jan;44(1):56-62. PubMed PMID: 23253650
  • O'Leary ST, Suh CA, Marin M, Vaccine Policy Collaborative Initiative. Febrile seizures and measles-mumps-rubella-varicella (MMRV) vaccine: what do primary care physicians think?. Vaccine. 2012 Nov 6;30(48):6731-3. PubMed PMID: 22975026
  • O'Leary ST, Stokley S, Crane LA, Allison MA, Hurley LP, Wortley P, Babbel CI, Beaty BL, Gahm C, Kempe A. Influenza vaccination in the 2009-2010 pandemic season: the experience of primary care physicians. Prev Med. 2012 Jul;55(1):68-71. PubMed PMID: 22561030
  • O'Leary ST, Crane LA, Wortley P, Daley MF, Hurley LP, Dong F, Stokley S, Babbel CI, Seewald L, Gahm C, Dickinson LM, Kempe A. Adherence to expanded influenza immunization recommendations among primary care providers. J Pediatr. 2012 Mar;160(3):480-486.e1. PubMed PMID: 22019072
  • O'Leary ST, Glanz JM, McClure DL, Akhtar A, Daley MF, Nakasato C, Baxter R, Davis RL, Izurieta HS, Lieu TA, Ball R. The risk of immune thrombocytopenic purpura after vaccination in children and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2012 Feb;129(2):248-55. PubMed PMID: 22232308
  • O'Leary ST, Nelson C, Duran J. Maternal characteristics and hospital policies as risk factors for nonreceipt of hepatitis B vaccine in the newborn nursery. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2012 Jan;31(1):1-4. PubMed PMID: 21941215
  • Kempe A, Wortley P, O'Leary S, Crane LA, Daley MF, Stokley S, Babbel C, Dong F, Beaty B, Seewald L, Suh C, Dickinson LM. Pediatricians' attitudes about collaborations with other community vaccinators in the delivery of seasonal influenza vaccine. Acad Pediatr. 2012 Jan-Feb;12(1):26-35. PubMed PMID: 21900066
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), Fellow
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Fellow member
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America, Fellow member

Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Children's Hospital Colorado

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification (2000)
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Conditions & Treatments
  • Infections
  • Immune System
  • Child and Teen Health - Children's Health
  • Child and Teen Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Pediatric Diseases and Conditions
  • Infections - Bacterial Infections
  • Infections - Fungal Infections
  • Infections - Influenza
  • Infections - Pneumonia
  • Infections - Viral Infections
Clinical Interest for Patients
I am interested in vaccines, and vaccine preventable diseases.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Texas Medical School at Houston (1996)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Brown University (RI) (1991)
Internships:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program (1997)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics (1999)
  • University of Colorado, Pediatrics (1999)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2010)
  • University of Colorado, Pediatric Infectious Diseases (2010)
Languages: English
Department: Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases
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