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Research    Public Health

Bird Flu Surveillance Aims at Keeping Human Risk Low

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date January 20, 2023

Sightings of dead geese in neighborhood ponds are becoming sadly more common today, as the most significant avian flu outbreak in U.S. history continues its march across the country. Nearly 58 million birds have fallen to the wild waterfowl-driven epidemic, with the virus now detected in 47 states.

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Community

Capturing the One-of-a-Kind Beauty of Snowflakes

Jason Persoff, MD, listens to storms in much the same way he listens to patients: unhurriedly, questioningly, observing details that indicate background and environmental elements influencing and shaping the present moment.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorRachel Sauer | Publish DateJanuary 27, 2023
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Students

Following Her Passion: Undergrad Finds Home in Colorado, CU Nursing

When you identify as a queer while growing up in a small, socially conservative town, you are highly motivated to live where you fit in. Fortunately, Tessa Cocchiara found herself, and her people, in other parts of the world – eventually landing in Colorado.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorBob Mook | Publish DateJanuary 27, 2023
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Research    Community

Brown, Pink, or White — What Type of Sound is Best for Boosting Sleep?

With a new year just begun and the stress of the holiday season still a recent memory, many people have added getting better sleep to their list of resolutions for 2023.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorGreg Glasgow | Publish DateJanuary 24, 2023
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Press Releases

U.S. News & World Report Ranks CU Nursing #10

AURORA, Colo. (January 24, 2023) – The University of Colorado College of Nursing at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus has been ranked among the 2023 Best Online Master’s in Nursing and Leadership Programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report.


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Faculty    Pharmacy

Developing the Next Generation of Researchers

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is excited to welcome Dr. Manisha Patel as the new Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies. With her 20 years of research experience, Dr. Patel is bringing a range of experiences and passion for answering the unknown. 


School NameSchool of Pharmacy
AuthorBrad Bobel | Publish DateJanuary 24, 2023
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Faculty

CU Nursing Faculty Honored for “Bedside Manner”

Two former English lit majors turned nurse-midwives will be awarded the Bedside Manner Award from the UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorBob Mook | Publish DateJanuary 23, 2023
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CU Anschutz In the News

CPR

For those with debilitating OCD, a surgical procedure can help

CPR
Publish DateJanuary 19, 2023

Deep brain stimulation is increasingly being used for people suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD, which affects about three percent of the population. Dr. Moksha Patel, who's a physician at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, suffered from debilitating symptoms of OCD, including obsessive hand-washing, showering, even using cleaning agents like bleach to clean his body. He said the symptoms made him feel like a prisoner of his own mind and kept him from many day-to-day activities.

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The Conversation

Vaccination to prevent dementia? New research suggests one way viral infections can accelerate neurodegeneration

The Conversation
Publish DateJanuary 19, 2023

Article authored by Andrew Bubak, Assistant Research Professor of Neurology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus; Diego Restrepo, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus; and Maria Nagel, Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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The Conversation

Kicking off the new year by cleansing your body with a detox diet? A dietitian unpacks the science behind these fads

The Conversation
Publish DateJanuary 19, 2023

Article authored by Taylor Grasso, Registered Dietitian, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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Medscape

Oncologist to Insurer: 'This Denial Will Not Stand.'

Medscape
Publish DateJanuary 19, 2023

According to health policy expert Kelly Anderson, PhD, MPP, getting patients the cancer care they need should not require an oncologist venting on social media. Plus, "an oncologist without a strong social media following may not have gotten care approved and that's not how medicine should work," said Anderson, assistant professor in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora.

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