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Colorado COVID-19 vaccine trial includes infants as young as 6 months

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Publish DateNovember 05, 2021

“It is amazing. We continue to see the rapid success of vaccines for all ages. These vaccines are safe, effective and critical to keeping children healthy, while also helping end the pandemic,” said Dr. Myron Levin, a professor of pediatrics and medicine, and an infectious diseases specialist at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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Mental health providers can’t keep up with growing demand

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Publish DateOctober 15, 2021

Mental health providers are working to keep up with the growing demand. Dr. Neill Epperson, chair of psychiatry at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, said the department is actively hiring across positions. “We need more psychiatrists. We need more licensed psychologists, licensed clinical social workers or professional counselors,” Epperson said. Epperson said the department was growing rapidly before the pandemic began, but their patient volume has increased 65% in just the past year.

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COVID-19 mental health impacts could linger post-pandemic

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Publish DateApril 27, 2021

Dr. Liz Chamberlain, a licensed psychologist at CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, said while many are optimistic about this turning point, it could cause more stress and anxiety. “We’ve really become accustomed to being more isolated, keeping our distance, working from home and being in Zoom meetings. I think it’s going to be a difficult transition to get back to however we’re going to be next,” said Chamberlain.

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Colorado COVID-19 cases spike 30% in first week of January

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Publish DateJanuary 08, 2021

Other members of the Colorado healthcare community said they are aware of the trend and tracking it closely. “It’s definitely something we’re keeping a close eye on,” said Dr. Glen Mays, chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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Helping Doctors Understand Cannabis

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Publish DateSeptember 16, 2020

Some graduate schools are teaching health care workers about cannabis since many say they don’t feel prepared to answer patients' questions about it. That’s why University of Colorado’s Skaggs School of Pharmacy has started a program to address this. Interview with David Kroll with Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Heather Smith, who took the course.

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A Month After Transition to ‘Safer at Home’ Phase, COVID-19 Cases Steadily Declining in Colorado

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Publish DateJune 12, 2020

“They’re continuing to trend downward and that’s really encouraging,” said Dr. Beth Carlton, an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at the Colorado School of Public Health, who’s also on the state’s coronavirus modeling team. “It hasn’t been this kind of snap reopen as soon as we transitioned to Safer at Home,” Carlton said.

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‘White Coats for Black Lives’; Medical Professionals Kneel in Solidarity Across Denver Metro Area

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Publish DateJune 10, 2020

Across town in Aurora at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, hundreds gathered there in silence as well. “People across the nation are crying out for justice, and we are seeing direct reaction because of those protests,” said Jeremy Ansah-twum, a second-year medical student.

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Why Some Colorado Counties are More Open than Others

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Publish DateMay 22, 2020

“We really want to see that we have some evidence of having the transmission under control…declining rates of cases,” said Dr. Glen Mays, chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy in the Colorado School of Public Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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