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Health Clinic Power Dynamics Perpetuate DEI Inaction, Study Says

Health care clinics should continue to look “in-house” when addressing racial-ethnic dynamics, researchers from the University of Colorado School of Medicine say in a new qualitative study.

Author Kara Mason | Publish Date June 05, 2024
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Education    Community    Students    Equity Diversity and Inclusion

CU Anschutz Learners Get Hands-On Training in Health Inequities 

Last Friday was a valuable learning opportunity for some students and residents in the University of Colorado School of Medicine and other schools on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date November 21, 2023
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Community    Diversity    Health equity    Equity Diversity and Inclusion

White Coats for Black Lives: Annual CU Anschutz Campus ‘Die-In’ Is a Condemnation of Racism and a Call for Action

A light rain began to patter on the yellowing fall leaves as, one by one, dozens of people – many in white lab coats and green scrubs – lay down on concrete benches or the grass. Others sat with their heads bowed, as if to meditate, or pray, or ponder the pain and injustice that had brought them there.

Author Mark Harden | Publish Date October 12, 2023
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Community    Equity Diversity and Inclusion

CU School of Medicine Resident Helped to Create Inclusive Collection of Dermatology Images  

As a medical student interested in a career in dermatology, Nneamaka Ezekwe, MD, quickly realized that the textbooks — particularly the collections of images of various skin conditions known as atlases — didn’t include photos of people with skin like hers.  

Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date March 30, 2023
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U.S. Rep. Jason Crow Visits CU Anschutz Medical Campus to Highlight Two Campus Initiatives

U.S. Rep. Jason Crow came to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus on Friday for presentations on two initiatives that received Community Project Funding in the federal budget approved by Congress in December.

Author Mark Couch | Publish Date February 24, 2023
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Dearborn native Ahmad Hider making his mark on the world of medicine

news outletArab American News
Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Dearborn native Ahmad Hider is leading an accomplished and decorated academic and professional career.

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PCOS: Emerging Research and the Ongoing Search for Answers

news outletFemteck Insider
Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Melanie Cree, a pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado [and associate professor of pediatrics at CU School of Medicine], conducted a randomized trial to test semaglutide, the active ingredient in drugs like Wegovy and Ozempic, in women and adolescents with PCOS.

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Heat stress, heat stroke, and rethinking neighborhoods to stay cool

news outletCPR
Publish DateJuly 11, 2024

Heat kills more people than any other weather-related event in the United States, and with parts of Colorado expecting days of triple-digit weather heading into the weekend, doctors say understanding the risk is essential.

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Weight loss drugs without the nausea? Mouse study suggests it may be possible

news outletScience
Publish DateJuly 10, 2024

Millions of people have taken glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) agonist drugs such as Ozempic to lose weight, despite the fact that the drugs can cause severe nausea and vomiting.

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