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CU dean hopes to inspire students of color to pursue healthcare careers

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Publish DateOctober 05, 2021

In his current leadership position as Dean and Professor for the College of Nursing at CU Anschutz, Provencio-Vasquez hopes his own lived experiences will help other first-generation college students move forward in higher education and healthcare. "Seeing faculty or other or other students like you really makes a difference," he said. "Seeing people like yourself even within a hospital system, a clinic, or a university really makes a difference, so I’m hoping that my presence here really invites others to take this journey."

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Researchers looking into connection between COVID-19 and Alzheimer's

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Publish DateSeptember 17, 2021

Dr. Huntington Potter is Professor of Neurology at CU Anschutz. He says new research shows a connection between COVID-19 and Alzheimer's disease.

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State health department adopts CDC guidance to minimize school quarantines

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Publish DateAugust 20, 2021

Professor of immunology at CU Anschutz Medical Campus Dr. Ross Kedl said children remain at low risk for severe cases of COVID-19 and he is not concerned about new emerging variants in the younger school aged children. "It’s different in influenza or something like that where flu really does spread much more rapidly and has much more severe consequences in kids that are much younger," he said.

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What COVID-19 models show for the fall

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Publish DateAugust 13, 2021

The Colorado School of Public Health has been modeling COVID-19 data since the start of the pandemic. Thursday, we talked with associate professor Elizabeth Carlton about what modeling shows for Colorado in the next few months. Professor Carlton said there are projections that put Colorado in a scenario where we could see another peak in hospitalizations akin to what happened in December 2020.

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Warrior Way: Creative arts therapy helping young cancer patients

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Publish DateJuly 12, 2021

A CU nursing graduate is on a mission to combine art with chemo to help our youngest warriors take back control.

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We don't have hard evidence to know if Colorado's vaccine sweepstakes worked

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Publish DateJuly 02, 2021

"Really hard to tell that just by looking at the Colorado data all by itself," said Glen Mays, professor of public policy for the Colorado School of Public Health. Colorado's weekly vaccination totals show a decline in vaccinations leading up to, and even after, Polis' contest announcement on May 25. The week of the announcement saw a 35% drop in vaccinations. The following week -- the week of Memorial Day -- the drop was 21% from the week prior. The week of June 6, however, saw an 11% increase, followed by a drop again.

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Denver looks for solutions after increase in overdose deaths

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Publish DateJune 10, 2021

Data says that 2020 was also a time of increased substance use in Colorado. "I worry about what's going to happen in five, eight, ten years from now with all these people [who] for the first time misused a substance this past year," said Robert Valuck, Director of the Center for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention at the University of Colorado.

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Patient treated at UCHealth for vaccine-related blood clot with alternative blood thinner

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Publish DateMay 05, 2021

“Our experience shows us that these clot reactions are very rare, and they can be treated,” said R. Todd Clark, MD, MBA, lead co-author and assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. “People can feel comfortable getting vaccinated with any of the authorized vaccines, including the J&J vaccine. Getting vaccinated is a critical step in combatting this pandemic so we can return to our normal lives.”

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