Inside the Research Institute
For almost a century, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute has advanced breakthrough treatments and innovations that have changed lives and pushed pediatric scientific knowledge forward. It’s truly amazing what an elite scientific research institution can accomplish with an engaged professional community, the shared resources on a premier academic campus, and the commitment to excellence at a world-renowned children’s hospital. From laboratory discoveries, to new public policies, to health gains, we want to give every child the best opportunity for a bright future.
Dr. Coffin’s research interests focus on the epidemiology and prevention of healthcare-associated infections in the pediatric population. She also investigates the epidemiology of pediatric respiratory viral infections, with a particular emphasis on influenza.