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Research    Patient Care    Cancer    CU Anschutz 360 Podcast    lymphoma

Why Is CAR T-Cell Therapy ‘One of the Most Phenomenal Advances in Science’?

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date August 16, 2022

This episode of CU Anschutz 360 focuses on a promising breakthrough therapy for patients with large B-cell lymphoma, an aggressive subtype of the disease. The clinical trial was led by Manali Kamdar, MD, clinical director of the lymphoma program in the Division of Hematology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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Faculty Feature: Meet Thomas Fry, DDS

Thomas Fry, DDS, is a Colorado native and a 2019 graduate of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. He readily admits that he is overjoyed to be back in his home state and his home institution. From 2019-2022, he completed General Practice and Oral Medicine Residencies at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, with a special interest in the clinical treatment of oral mucosal lesions and orofacial pain. As one of only a few oral medicine specialists in the state of Colorado, Dr. Fry is excited to share his knowledge and experience with the next generation of dentists.


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Research    Community    Telemedicine

Women in Rural Areas Willing to Use Telemedicine for Reproductive Health Services

In urban areas like Colorado’s densely populated Front Range, it can be difficult to envision the distance between neighbors, businesses, and vital services in the state’s rural areas.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorRachel Sauer | Publish DateAugust 19, 2022
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Patient Care    Community

Colorado Area Health Education Center Receives Renewed Funding from HRSA 

The Colorado Area Health Education Center (AHEC) on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus has received renewed funding from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) that will allow it to operate for the next five years. Funding is provided annually, with a requirement to match the federal award equally with institutional funds. For 2022–23, total available funds are $1.7 million.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorGreg Glasgow | Publish DateAugust 18, 2022
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Research    Community   

Why End-of-Life Conversations Can Be Difficult for Sexual and Gender Minority Patients

Advance care planning — thinking about what kind of care you want and whom you want by your side at the end of your life — can be difficult under any circumstances. But for sexual and gender minority (SGM) patients — including individuals who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender, queer, or intersex — those conversations are often made even more difficult due to stigma, fear, and discrimination.


School NameSchool of Medicine
AuthorGreg Glasgow | Publish DateAugust 17, 2022
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Faculty    Public Health

Should I be Worried About Phthalates, or Forever Chemicals?

Forever chemicals, or phthalates, are ever-present in our lives, from plastic packaging to household products to personal-care commodities. We can’t avoid them entirely, but we can minimize their influence on our health.


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Education

Urban-Rural Partnership Receives $1.7M Grant From Colorado Health Foundation

An innovative partnership between Durango-based Fort Lewis College and the University of Colorado College of Nursing at Anschutz Medical Campus recently got a significant gift from the Colorado Health Foundation.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorBob Mook | Publish DateAugust 16, 2022
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CU Anschutz In the News

Washington Post

Congress wants more red-flag laws. But GOP states, gun groups resist.

Washington Post
Publish DateJuly 26, 2022

Research by the Injury and Violence Prevention Center at the Colorado School of Public Health found 85 percent of protection orders granted by judges were filed by law enforcement.

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Medscape

COVID Childcare Woes Increased Stress in Healthcare Workers: Study

Medscape
Publish DateJuly 26, 2022

The survey was conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, who collected data from 58,408 healthcare workers in 208 organizations between April and December 2020. Respondents were asked, "Due to…COVID-19, I am experiencing concerns about childcare," and subsequently assessed their CCS on a scale of 1, "not at all," to 4, "a great extent," with a score of 3 or 4 representing high CCS.

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CNBC

The danger of skipping your Covid booster is rising—and more than 100 million Americans are at risk

CNBC
Publish DateJuly 26, 2022

Booster shots essentially amplify those same benefits, says Ross Kedl, a professor of immunology and microbiology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He says booster-induced protection against severe illness holds up over time against every known Covid variant and subvariant, including BA.5.

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CBS4 Denver

988 Crisis Line Goes Live

CBS4 Denver
Publish DateJuly 26, 2022

Researcher and Professor of Emergency Medicine at University of Colorado Anschutz Campus Dr. Emmy Betz weighed in, saying surprisingly, Colorado has one of the highest suicide rates in the nation, ranked 7th. This new tool will help combat that. 

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