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Education    Community   

Climate Change Fuels Multiple Threats to Society’s Health

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date September 10, 2021

Labeled a “code red for humanity” in a United Nations report released early last month, climate change has continued to wreak havoc worldwide. In the United States, devastating fires in the West recently traded the spotlight for deadly flooding in the East, keeping the threat squarely on America’s radar.

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Community    Awareness    Advocacy

“Sex and the City” Actor’s Death Raises Awareness of Pancreatic Cancer

Actor Willie Garson was probably best known for his role as Stanford Blatch on “Sex and the City,” playing one of Carrie Bradshaw’s New York-savvy best friends.


School NameCU Cancer Center
AuthorRachel Sauer | Publish DateSeptember 27, 2021
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Education    Community    Advocacy

Climate Fellow Working to Support Physicians in Becoming Climate Advocates

It began with a three-week plastic-free challenge that changed the course of Bhargavi Chekuri’s medical career path. The challenge was to go three weeks without the ease and convenience of plastic bags, plastic wrapping, and all the other plastics that make their way into daily life. 


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorRachel Sauer | Publish DateSeptember 23, 2021
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Education    Pharmacy

'I Want to Support Their Greatness'

Dr. Tina Brock is excited to be the new Associate Dean of Education at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. And she said every word in the name of the school, almost without having to pause. Almost.


School NameSchool of Pharmacy
AuthorJordan Kellerman | Publish DateSeptember 22, 2021
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Research    Press Releases

CU Researchers Awarded NIH Grant for New Center to Study Autoimmune Diseases

Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have been awarded a $3.7 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to support establishing a center that specializes in the study of the causes of rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, and other autoimmune diseases.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorSchool of Medicine | Publish DateSeptember 21, 2021
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Patient Care    Vascular Surgery

Cyclist Back on Road Thanks to Aortic Valve Expertise at CU Anschutz

Jonathan Fox happily entered his 50s with his identity, stress outlet and social life entwined in a heart-healthy activity – cycling – that would easily propel him into his golden years.


School NameCU Anschutz Newsroom
AuthorChris Casey | Publish DateSeptember 20, 2021
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Community    Faculty

Top CU Women Power Through Pandemic, Keep Focus on Bringing Fellow Women Along

Celebrating exceptional women on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus? No problem.


School NameCU Anschutz Newsroom
AuthorKiley Kudrna | Publish DateSeptember 20, 2021
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CU Anschutz In the News

The New York Times

Parents of Young Children Desperately Seek Vaccine Trials

The New York Times
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

Impatient parents who are seeking off-label adult shots for their children concern officials like Dr. Sean O’Leary, vice chairman of the committee on infectious diseases at the American Academy of Pediatrics. “It’s a bit of the Wild West out there,” said Dr. O’Leary, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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Healio

Curiosity prevails: A conversation with Robert H. Eckel, MD

Healio
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

“Halfway through my residency training program in internal medicine, I realized there was more to medicine than simply making a diagnosis and making people better,” Eckel, emeritus professor of medicine in the divisions of cardiology and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, emeritus professor of physiology and biophysics and Charles A. Boettcher II Chair in Atherosclerosis at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, told Healio. “I became incredibly curious about disease mechanisms and why certain drug paradigms did not work. I felt the need to get some answers and research experience.”

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CNN

Uncontrollable vomiting due to marijuana use on rise, study finds

CNN
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

"It's pretty universal for these patients to say they need a really, really hot shower, or a really hot bath, to improve their symptoms," he said. Why hot? "That's not entirely clear," said Wang, who is also an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora, Colorado.

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9News

Researchers looking into connection between COVID-19 and Alzheimer's

9News
Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

Dr. Huntington Potter is Professor of Neurology at CU Anschutz. He says new research shows a connection between COVID-19 and Alzheimer's disease.

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