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Alumna Erica Elliott, MD, Chronicles Her Search for Life’s Purpose in New Memoir

Erica Elliott, MD, had already lived a rich life by the time she enrolled at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1979, at age 31, and she writes about it all in vivid, unflinching detail in her new memoir, “From Mountains to Medicine: Scaling the Heights in Search of My Calling,” which came out in February.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date April 19, 2024
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CU School of Medicine Faculty Member Oversees New Nutrition Article Series

Nancy Krebs, MD, MS, professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has worked for decades to emphasize the importance of nutrition to overall health and to medical practice, including incorporating nutrition into the curriculum for CU medical students and residents.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date February 28, 2024
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Community    Alumni

Serving the Underserved

What started as a way to provide affordable medical care to Denver’s refugee population has grown into a home away from home for those who are far away from home.

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date August 24, 2021
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Denver Business Journal

CU Anschutz names new dean of medicine

news outletDenver Business Journal
Publish DateMay 16, 2024

A national search has ended for the next academic leader of medicine at Colorado's largest academic health care system.

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Jamaica Observor

Ernest Madu to deliver keynote at Uni of Colorado med school graduation

news outletJamaica Observor
Publish DateMay 15, 2024

As founder and chairman of Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) Professor Madu brings a wealth of expertise and global recognition to this prestigious event.

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Denver Gazette

Colorado ranks No. 10 in fatal drug overdoses, bucking the national trend

news outletDenver Gazette
Publish DateMay 15, 2024

Bucking a national downward trend, more people died from drug overdoses in Colorado from December 2022 to December 2023 than the previous one-year period – a sobering reminder that the crisis is still hammering the western states while showing signs of easing in the east.

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How worried should we be about avian flu? Academic experts weigh in

news outletAAMC
Publish DateMay 15, 2024

Bird flu is spreading into unprecedented territory in the United States, infecting scores of cows at dairy farms in nine states and jumping to one farm worker — only the second confirmed case ever of a human getting infected by the H5N1 virus within the United States. 

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