<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=799546403794687&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
MEdia Clips

CU Anschutz In The News

By Media Outlet

Westword


Westword

We Are Unstoppable: Les Shapiro on New Podcast With Vic Lombardi

news outletWestword
Publish DateMay 15, 2020

The medical element of We Are Unstoppable is key. The bi-monthly podcast is sponsored by the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, whose experts add another layer of information to the package. "Vic and I have very thick Rolodexes, so we're able to secure big names in sports and entertainment," Shapiro points out. "But as an epilogue, we're interviewing doctors at CU Anschutz to talk about what everybody just heard.” 

Full Story
Westword

For Addicts, COVID-19 Crisis Can Mean Going It Alone...Virtually

news outletWestword
Publish DateApril 07, 2020

“The orders to quarantine, shelter in place, isolate seemed pretty counterintuitive to everything we’ve been taught, which is to gather, commune and connect,” says Meghan White, the alumni and volunteer coordinator at CeDAR, the University of Colorado Health’s Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora.

Full Story
Westword

COVID-19 Update: Colorado Named One of USA's Next Big Concerns

news outletWestword
Publish DateApril 06, 2020

Colorado has released new COVID-19 modeling data developed by a team that includes experts from state agencies, as well as the University of Colorado School of Medicine at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, and the University of Colorado in Denver and Boulder.

Full Story
Westword

Safeguarding Reproductive Care During COVID-19 Crisis

news outletWestword
Publish DateMarch 25, 2020

"Things that should be routine and easy are becoming much more complex," says Dr. Nina Ball, a recent graduate of the University of Colorado School of Medicine and a consultant with the advocacy group Cobalt. "Life is changing as we all try to act in the most socially conscious way and avoid trips out of the house that are not necessary and keep distance from others to stop the spread of COVID-19."

Full Story
Westword

Colorado School of Public Health Drops GRE Requirement

news outletWestword
Publish DateOctober 23, 2019

The Colorado School of Public Health, a coalition of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado that stands as the only accredited school of public health in the Rocky Mountain region, has dropped Graduate Record Examinations, popularly known as the GREs, from its admissions requirements. The move is part of a growing national trend against the use of standardized test scores as a prerequisite to college entry at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Full Story
Westword

Cancer, Lung Health and Pain: Colorado’s Clinical Marijuana Studies

news outletWestword
Publish DateJune 12, 2019

Colorado has sixteen active or future clinical marijuana studies, making it fourth highest in number of studies behind Connecticut (35), California (23) and New York (23). The majority of the studies in Colorado involved institutions such as the University of Colorado and Children's Hospital Colorado and are researching marijuana's effects on breast milk, cancer patients, chronic pain, Parkinson's and other ailments.

Full Story
Westword

Pot revenue could fund new education and law enforcement programs

news outletWestword
Publish DateJanuary 16, 2019

In 2017, the General Assembly enacted Senate Bill 17-074, which created a two-year medication-assisted treatment (MAT) expansion pilot program, administered by the University of Colorado College of Nursing, to expand access to medication-assisted treatment to opioid-dependent patients in Pueblo and Routt counties. The 2017 act directs the General Assembly to appropriate $500,000 per year for the 2017-’18 and 2018-’19 fiscal years from the Marijuana Tax Cash Fund to the University of Colorado board of regents, for allocation to the College of Nursing to implement the pilot program. The pilot program repeals on June 30

Full Story
Westword

CU Kratom Critic: “We Don’t Know If It Works or What the Proof Is”

news outletWestword
Publish DateAugust 28, 2018

Advocates for kratom tout the popular herbal substance grown mainly in Southeast Asia as great for treating chronic pain, anxiety and heroin addiction, among many other uses, and decry Denver Environmental Health's decision to ban it for human consumption last November. But University of Colorado professor and pharmacologist Robert Valuck thinks such a prohibition makes sense even if kratom has medical value. "I'm not saying kratom doesn't work," Valuck stresses. "I'm saying we don't know if it works or what the proof is."

Full Story