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Women of Color on the Front Lines

Sarah Rowan, MD, an infectious disease specialist at Denver Health and associate professor of medicine at CU School of Medicine, paints portraits to relax and take a break from the grind of work, but in the midst of the pandemic, her hobby took on newfound importance.


Author School of Medicine | Publish Date October 12, 2020
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Community    COVID-19

Getting Back to School Safely During a Pandemic

Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics, has been on the School of Medicine faculty since 2010. He trained in the CU residency program at Children’s Hospital Colorado, practiced as a general pediatrician in Fort Collins for eight years, before returning to the Anschutz Medical Campus in 2007 to do his fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.


Author School of Medicine | Publish Date October 12, 2020
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Press Coverage    COVID-19

Doctor's warning to Douglas County: Now is not the time to leave Tri-County Health

After a more than 50 year partnership, Douglas County has announced its intentions to separate from the Tri-County Health Department.


Author Denver 7 | Publish Date September 10, 2020
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School of Medicine In the News

Healio

Tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes plus pembrolizumab active in metastatic HNSCC

news outletHealio
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

The combination of an investigational cell therapy using tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes and pembrolizumab induced responses among a small cohort of patients with metastatic head and neck squamous cell carcinoma, study results showed.

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MedPage Today

Self-Care Intervention May Only Temporize HF Patients Discharged From ED

news outletMedPage Today
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

Extra self-care education and outpatient check-ins weren't enough to prevent events for long among heart failure (HF) patients who visited the emergency department (ED) without hospitalization, a randomized trial found.

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Medical Dialogues

Low Levels Of Choline In Pregnant Black American Women Tied To Higher Stress Levels

news outletMedical Dialogues
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that many pregnant Black Americans have low levels of choline, an essential nutrient that aids in prenatal brain development. Stress caused by institutional racism may play a role.

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KMGH Channel 7

Critical care nurses: COVID-19's first surge has prepared us for this current one

news outletKMGH Channel 7
Publish DateNovember 19, 2020

Infections and hospitalizations around the country from COVID-19 are rising quickly, as the United States just surpassed 250,000 deaths from COVID-19. The country is also setting records for the number of positive coronavirus cases. It has forced states to consider similar shutdown measures to the ones we saw in spring.

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