Elizabeth A. Esterl, DNP, RN

Elizabeth A. Esterl
Nurse Manager
Department of Pediatrics
Elizabeth A. Esterl DNP, RN is a senior nurse leader at National Jewish Health. Dr. Esterl is in the Department of Pediatrics.

Special Interests

  1. Program Development
  2. Nursing Education- undergraduate and graduate nursing education
  3. Pediatric Clinical Research- specializing in pediatricclinical pharmacoogy and device studies


Regis University, Denver, Colorado, Doctor of Nursing Practice
Regis University, Denver, Colorado, Master of Science, Nursing Leadership and Education
Regis University, Denver, Colorado, Bachelor of Science, Nursing

Awards & Recognition

1998: Alpha Sigma Nu
1997: Sigma Theta Tau

Board Certification

1983-present: Registered Nurse

Professional Memberships

Society of Research Administrators
Association of Clinical Research Professionals
Colorado Nurses Association
Pediatric Nurses Association
Intravenous Nurses Society


Abzug, MA, Esterl B. Establishment of a Clinical Trials Office at a Children’s Hospital. Pediatrics 2001.

Kristine M. Bisgard, Philip Rhodes, Beverly L. Connelly, Daoling Bi, Christine Hahn, Sarah Patrick, Mary P. Glodé, Kristen R. Ehresmann and the Pertussis Investigation Team. Pertussis Vaccine Effectiveness Among Children 6 to 59 Months of Age in the United States, 1998–2001. Pediatrics 2005.

Utterson, E. C., Shepherd, R. W., Sokol, R. J., Bucuvalas, J., Magee, J. C., McDiarmid, S. V., & Anand, R. (2005). Biliary atresia: clinical profiles, risk factors, and outcomes of 755 patients listed for liver transplantation. The Journal of pediatrics, 147(2), 180-185.

Esterl, E. (2015). Reducing Variability Among Multiple Operators Using a Single Technique and Device for Skin Prick Testing in Children. Regis University Library.

Mark J. Abzug, Marian G. Michaels, Ellen Wald, Richard F. Jacobs, José R. Romero,…….. and Elizabeth Esterl (2015). A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Pleconaril for the Treatment of Neonates With Enterovirus Sepsis. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, Volume 5, Issue 1, 1 March 2016, Pages 53–62, https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piv01

Teaching & Professional Positions

2017-present: Ignatian Faculty Scholars Program
2016-present: Friendship Bridge Nursing Project- Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2003-present: Nursing faculty, Regis University

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