|Phone Number||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 662-3645||Primary Children's Hospital
100 N Mario Capecchi Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84113
Irene Kocolas, M.D., M.S., is an Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics Division of Inpatient Medicine at the University of Utah.
Dr. Kocolas received her undergraduate education in physiology at the University of California Los Angeles, her Masters of Science degree in physiology at the Chicago Medical School and her M.D. from the University of Utah. After completing postgraduate training in Pediatrics at the University of Utah, she was elected and served as chief resident in University of Utah pediatrics residency program from 2010-2011. While chief resident, she oversaw the education of 85 pediatric residents. She then rose from Visiting Instructor to Instructor in the Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Kocolas board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She is also a member of the Utah Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics. She speaks the Greek language fluently and is proficient in Spanish.
Dr. Kocolas has been actively involved in postgraduate education and has been the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigator on numerous projects revolving around improving resident education. She was a team leader and integral member of the pediatric residency restructure and redesign program (R3P) at the University of Utah in 2010-2011, spurred by mandatory ACGME duty hour changes. She has actively organized and led numerous didactic sessions for both pediatric residents and medical students.
She also has a publication regarding the public health implications of the use of the pediatric emergency room by adults with chronic disorders and has studied effects of Marfan’s disease during pregnancy as well as effects of exercise during pregnancy.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Pediatrics - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
|Academic Divisions||Pediatric Inpatient Medicine
|Board Certification||National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)