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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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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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Graduate Program    Leadership

New Graduate School Dean Takes the Helm

Jennifer Richer, PhD, takes the helm Feb. 1 as the new dean of the Graduate School. A member of the University of Colorado community for nearly 30 years, Richer has been a longtime member of the School of Medicine faculty, a committed researcher and educator, and a passionate mentor to future leaders in research. 


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Community    Students    Public Health   

Local Elementary Students Become 'Pharmacists for a Day'

Based on the expressions from the elementary students in the room it looked like all fun and games. But as lighthearted as the event was, becoming a '"Pharmacist for a Day” held a serious message.


School NameSchool of Pharmacy
Authorcupharmacy | Publish DateJanuary 30, 2023
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CU Anschutz In the News

The Denver Post

Colorado rural residents facing hurdles to healthcare get assistance from a program

The Denver Post
Publish DateFebruary 02, 2023

That’s where Colorado AHEC comes in. The program is operating in its latest grant cycle, which runs from 2022 to 2027. It’s associated with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and students are placed in clinical rotations to get comfortable serving rural areas.

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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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