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CU School of Medicine launches endowed scholarship to support Black, underrepresented students in medical field

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateFebruary 25, 2021

Among other accomplishments, Blackwood opened a private practice; served three years in the U.S. Air Force, during which time he opened the Radiology Department at Hamilton Air Force Base in California; and was the first African American clinical professor of medicine at the CU School of Medicine.

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How many first responders in the Denver area have gotten the COVID-19 vaccine? It’s hard to know.

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateFebruary 12, 2021

“It is very disappointing that this is not something that we’re tracking,” said Glen Mays, chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy at the Colorado School of Public Health. “It’s a high-priority area. First-responder safety and protection is a critical element of the emergency preparedness plans that are put in place at every level of government.”

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Colorado taking first step in COVID-19 exit strategy by loosening restrictions on restaurants, gyms and offices

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateFebruary 12, 2021

“The question of whether it’s the right time — well, that’s how much risk we want to take,” said Jon Samet, dean at The Colorado School of Public Health and a state advisor on pandemic modeling. “With the pandemic going down in the state, and vaccinations going up, it’s not the wrong time. I’ll put it that way.”

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Colorado prep basketball players, coaches gear up for season with masks: “It’s going to be tough”

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateFebruary 04, 2021

“Once you get inside (the gym), you’re really sharing that same airspace. Because you’re doing that, the risk is just going to go up,” Dr. Lisa Miller, a professor of epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health. “Wearing a mask lessens risk.”

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Colorado’s COVID-19 cases move in the right direction, but will hospitalizations follow?

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJanuary 21, 2021

There are at least two possible explanations for what’s happening with hospitalizations, and we need a few more days of data to know which is right, said Beth Carlton, an associate professor of environmental and occupational health at the Colorado School of Public Health.

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Polis’s easing of COVID-19 restrictions catches local health agencies off guard, raises “deep concerns”

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateJanuary 08, 2021

“Indoors is riskier than outdoors because the walls and ceilings that enclose indoor spaces trap the virus, allowing it to build up in the air over time — much like cigarette smoke,” wrote Jonathan Samet, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, and Elizabeth Carlton, an associate professor for the school.

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Life after COVID: Some pandemic-induced changes may persist

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateDecember 28, 2020

“This has obviously been a once-in-a-generation — once-in-a-multiple-generation — event that has touched every part of society and the economy,” said Glen Mays, who chairs the Colorado School of Public Health’s Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy. “I’m confident there are going to be persistent effects. When you think about just the extent to which the pandemic has shaped people’s geographic location decisions, their economic decisions, their job opportunities, their housing options — people have shifted where they live or shifted what they do.”

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COVID-19 deaths in Colorado are shooting up. Here’s how officials track the numbers.

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateDecember 04, 2020

“It is always a bit politically charged because different people have different motivations,” said Dr. Matthew Wynia, director of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado. “But it has played out in spades with the COVID pandemic because there is such a lot of political motivation to say, ‘Oh, it’s not that many people. It’s not so dangerous.’”

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