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Awareness    Neuroscience    CU Anschutz 360 Podcast   

OCD Ruled Moksha Patel’s Life Until a Rare Surgical Procedure Changed Everything

Author Kelsea Pieters | Publish Date May 02, 2022

Moksha Patel, MD, is a busy man. He recently finished a fellowship in the Division of Hospital Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine where he is now a senior instructor. He’s been appointed lead physician informaticist for the Institute for Healthcare Quality, Safety, and Efficiency at CU Anschutz and is working toward an MBA at CU Denver.

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Community    Faculty    Mental Health

How to Choose a Therapist That’s Right for You

Starting the process of finding a therapist can be overwhelming. Emily Hemendinger, MPH, LCSW, assistant professor of psychiatry in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, walks through the questions you should ask yourself before starting therapy, the different types of therapy and what to expect at your first session.


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Students

Congratulations Spring 2022 CU Nursing Graduates!

Unexpected and unforgettable are two words that describe the past two years. 2021 and 2022 will be remembered as unique. We know it’s been challenging, and you and your classmates have stepped up during these extraordinary times.


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Students

For this Air Force Major, “Be All That You Can Be” Is Not Just a Slogan

Corrie Secord is the first to admit that her path to midwifery was a rambling one. “I was a senior in high school when 9/11 occurred and was already set up to enlist when it happened,” said Secord.


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Students    Pharmacy Perspectives    Pharmacy

Master's Graduate Means Business

She originally intended to be a medical doctor, but thought pre-med and biology sounded boring, so she majored in neuroscience in undergrad. Later, when she had free time in her course schedule, she took an elective on the history of country music. Now, Jordan Palan is graduating with her MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a concentration in pharmacokinetics – and she loves working at her fellowship with the CU Innovations Team.


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Students

Advice for Future Dental Students from the DDS Class of 2022

After four years of classes and clinical training – through a global pandemic no less – the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine DDS Class of 2022 is ready and eager to embark on the next step of their careers. But before they leave these harrowed halls, CU SDM Communications Manager Laura Ramsey asked some graduates to reflect on their time here, what led them to dentistry, and what advice they have for the next generation of students. Three common themes stood out: community, balance and believing in yourself.


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Research

Q&A: As Summer Looms, Experts Weigh In On Sunscreen Ingredients to Avoid

It’s sun season in Colorado, which is good news for the state’s multitudes of outdoor-recreation enthusiasts. Unfortunately, Colorado’s high altitude coupled with abundant sunshine make the state a leader in skin cancer rates.  


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CU Anschutz In the News

Forbes

University of Colorado to Invest in Regenerative Medicine Institute

Forbes
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has announced that it will make a $200 million investment over the next five years to create the Gates Institute, a research and treatment center that will focus on the development of new regenerative, cellular and gene therapies for a variety of serious illnesses.

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Healio

Q&A: Understanding pediatric hepatitis cases linked to adenovirus

Healio
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

We spoke with Kevin Messacar, MD, PhD, a pediatric infectious disease physician and researcher at Children's Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, about the cases and other uncommon pediatric illnesses caused by infections, including acute flaccid myelitis (AFM).

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Colorado Public Radio

More Coloradans are vaccinated than ever — but will the state see another wave coming?

Colorado Public Radio
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

Other public health experts worry Colorado and the U.S. may be flying blind. Many governments dropped non-pharmaceutical interventions like masking and contact tracing, while not beefing up surveillance enough to give warning of a potential coming surge, said May Chu, an epidemiologist and clinical professor, also at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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CNN

More than half of early Covid-19 patients at one hospital had symptoms two years later, study finds

CNN
Publish DateMay 13, 2022

Dr. Kristine Erlandson, an associate professor of medicine and infectious disease specialist at the University of Colorado [School of Medicine], has been doing her part by recruiting participants for a study of the long-term impact of Covid-19. The initiative is a part of the National Institutes of Health's RECOVER trial.

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