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Research   

What is the Health Risk of Meth Contamination?

Author Matthew Hastings | Publish Date January 31, 2023

Abrupt closures at public libraries in Boulder, Littleton, Englewood and Arvada due to methamphetamine contamination are a cause for concern, if not alarm.

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Alumni    eScripts    Pharmacy

2012 CU Pharmacy Alumnus Serves to Advance Healthcare Needs in Underserved Communities

CU Pharmacy alumnus Harold Okocha, PharmD ‘12, recently discussed his pharmacy career. As a board member of the CU Pharmacy Alumni Association and a member of the School’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Dr. Okocha stands as a leader and role model for future pharmacists.


School NameSchool of Pharmacy
AuthorJaron Bryant | Publish DateFebruary 03, 2023
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Research    Dental Medicine

Can Flossing Help Prevent Alzheimer’s and Strokes?

What happens in the mouth doesn’t always stay in the mouth. That’s the mantra for many dental experts today, as research into connections between gum disease and systemic disorders – from strokes and rheumatoid arthritis to diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease – becomes more prominent.


School NameCU Anschutz Newsroom
AuthorDebra Melani | Publish DateFebruary 02, 2023
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Education    Alumni

The Case for Caring Science: Keynote Speaker Embraces CU Nursing’s Legacy

With academic roots tied to the University of Colorado College of Nursing, Marlaine Smith, RN, PhD, said she considered Monday’s keynote presentation a homecoming.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorBob Mook | Publish DateFebruary 01, 2023
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Innovation    Patient Care   

Center for Surgical Innovation Hosts Renowned Skull Base Course

The Center for Surgical Innovation (CSI) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is one of the few facilities in the world equipped for 3D anatomic lectures and allows trainees to practice what they’ve learned in the cadaveric laboratory.


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Faculty

On the Shoulders of Pediatric Nursing Giants

Cassie Fishbein leads the program that’s regarded as the birthplace of nurse practitioners. Founded by Loretta “Lee” Ford and Henry Silver in 1965, the University of Colorado’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care program was the first of its kind.


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Education    Community   

Innovative Nursing Program to Build 4 Corners Workforce

Coloradans rightfully expect their colleges and universities to educate students and address critical needs facing our state. A new collaboration between Fort Lewis College and the University of Colorado not only does both, but is also a unique, cost-effective effort that can significantly impact a regional and national problem.


School NameCollege of Nursing
AuthorOp-ed | Publish DateJanuary 30, 2023
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CU Anschutz In the News

Healio

Pembrolizumab-ATRA combination shows benefit in metastatic melanoma

Healio
Publish DateFebruary 02, 2023

“We would like to believe it is the effect on the MDSCs that is enhancing the efficacy of pembrolizumab in these patients,” researcher Martin D. McCarter, MD, professor of surgical oncology at University of Colorado School of Medicine, told Healio. “We demonstrate some supporting data to suggest this relationship but cannot prove for sure that was the mechanism. For example, it could have been patient selection in a relatively small study.”

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CGTN

See what experts advise about ending the COVID pandemic

CGTN
Publish DateFebruary 02, 2023

Dr. Josh Barocas is interviewed

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The Denver Post

Colorado COVID hospitalizations rise slightly, possibly due to the new XBB.1.5 variant

The Denver Post
Publish DateFebruary 02, 2023

The numbers can fluctuate, so one week’s data may not represent a trend. Still, the fact that three of the four major indicators are trending up suggests Colorado may be seeing the effects of the XBB.1.5 variant taking over, said Beth Carlton, an associate professor of environmental and occupational health at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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