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Fox 31 | Channel 2

Helping Doctors Understand Cannabis

news outletFox 31 | Channel 2
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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The New York Times

It’s Not Easy to Get a Coronavirus Test for a Child

news outletThe New York Times
Publish DateSeptember 16, 2020

“There is no good reason not to do it in kids,” said Sean O’Leary, a Colorado pediatrician who sits on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ committee on infectious diseases. “It’s a matter of people not being comfortable with doing it.”

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The Denver Post

How Is In-Person Learning Going in Colorado? So Far, So Good, Parents and Experts Say

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateSeptember 03, 2020

It’s an important distinction, said Sean O’Leary, professor and pediatric infectious disease specialist at the University of Colorado’s School of Medicine in Aurora. Since it’s early in the school year, he expects most positive cases “came in from the outside” rather than being contracted at school.

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The Colorado Sun

Months Before Its Arrival, Colorado Tries to Answer the Question: Who Should Get the Coronavirus Vaccine First?

news outletThe Colorado Sun
Publish DateSeptember 03, 2020

“You can’t even plan for all these things in advance because your allocation protocol might change based on all the circumstances,” said Dr. Matthew Wynia, a bioethicist who leads the Center for Bioethics and Humanities at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

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Associated Press

Colorado spending $2M to Provide Internet Access to Students

news outletAssociated Press
Publish DateSeptember 03, 2020

What the impact of school reopening will be will not be known until weeks into the school year. But officials anticipate some reduction in a statewide social distancing rate that in recent weeks has contributed to a leveling of new infections, Dr. Jonathan Samet, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, and state epidemiologist Dr. Rachel Herlihy said.

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LADDERS

Effective Mentorship Doesn’t Have to Be About Seniority

news outletLADDERS
Publish DateSeptember 03, 2020

Not at all, according to a new study conducted at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Moreover, researchers found that peer mentorships are oftentimes more accessible, helpful, and effective than traditional mentor-mentee relationships. … “We started our group because we felt that, as women in academic medicine, we really needed to support each other,” says lead study author Melanie Cree-Green, associate professor of pediatrics-endocrinology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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The Denver Post

COVID-19 Plasma Research Well Underway in Colorado as Trump Fast-Tracks Wider Use

news outletThe Denver Post
Publish DateAugust 28, 2020

Dr. Kyle Annen is the medical director of transfusion services at Children’s Hospital Colorado, based on the University of Colorado’s Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. Her team collected its first units of plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients on March 31, four days after the FDA approved its experimental use in serious COVID-19 cases.

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CNN

Artificial Pancreas Helps Children as Young as 6 With Type 1 Diabetes Better Control Blood Sugar Levels, Study Finds

news outletCNN
Publish DateAugust 28, 2020

"The improvement in blood glucose control in this study was impressive, especially during the overnight hours, letting parents and caregivers sleep better at night knowing their kids are safer," Dr. Paul Wadwa, protocol chair and a pediatrics professor at the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes at the University of Colorado, Aurora, said.

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