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When The Pandemic Hit, This Professor Traded The Classroom For Public Health Service

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Publish DateApril 09, 2021

Dawn Comstock thrived as a tenured full professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz in Aurora. She taught. She researched and published peer-reviewed studies on things like concussions and injuries in high school sports. In many ways, it was a dream gig. Then, the pandemic hit. “I just felt that I had something to offer and I couldn’t sit on the sidelines anymore,” Comstock said.

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What Side Effects To Expect From The COVID Vaccine (And Why It Still Beats Getting Sick)

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Publish DateFebruary 25, 2021

Dr. Fernando Holguin, a pulmonary and critical care physician at Anschutz Medical Campus, said the studies reflect what he’s seen. “There were no hospitalizations related to these events and people recover in one to two days,” Holguin said. He said the symptoms pale in comparison to those who get hit hard with COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Stole Chef Bonanno’s Taste And Smell. Science Is Working On Why

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Publish DateFebruary 25, 2021

The good news according to neuroscientist Diego Restrepo who runs a smell lab at The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is that, for most people, the loss of these senses is temporary. Bonanno said his wife lost hers for just a few days. “Most people will recover their sense of taste and smell within a few months,” Restrepo said.

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A Blip, Not A Surge: How Colorado Dodged A Holiday Coronavirus Tsunami

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Publish DateJanuary 21, 2021

“You’re asking the question I think scientists are going to spend the next decade trying to unpack,” said Elizabeth Carlton, an associate professor for the school at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and member of the Colorado COVID-19 Modeling Team that provides epidemiological modeling for the state.

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Are Restaurants Safe And How Can They Be Saved?

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Publish DateJanuary 21, 2021

Colorado School of Public Health Dean Jonathan Samet and Colorado School of Public Health professor Beth Carlton discuss restaurant safety on Colorado Matters.

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‘Of Course, It Feels Unsafe’: Colorado Prisons Face Staffing Crisis As Hundreds Of Guards, Inmates Sickened

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Publish DateDecember 28, 2020

Dr. Carlos Franco-Parades, an infectious disease expert and professor at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, has written a letter to Polis asking him to prioritize prison populations for the sake of public health and the wider community. Several of the state’s prisons are in rural areas, where medical facilities have been swamped from COVID-19. “It is a public health failure to not take care of these people,” Franco-Parades said.

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If Coloradans Can’t Control The Spread Of Coronavirus, Thousands More Could Die By The New Year

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Publish DateDecember 04, 2020

“Given the fact that we've experienced rising cases and hospitalizations, there's no doubt that the numbers of deaths will rise,” said Dr. Jonathan Samet, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health in a remote update. “I hope that our numbers are overestimates, but I think we're facing a number of deaths that's far greater than we would like to experience.”

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Colorado Patients Can Now Get Preventative HIV Medications From Pharmacists

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Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

“Certainly the hope would be to stop it in its tracks — to hopefully reverse that and really get this disease back under control, because it is a preventable disease in these high-risk populations,” said Zadvorny, who is a faculty member at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

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