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Innovation    Education    SOP Shared

Upping Her Game: Pharmacy Instructor Gets Creative in the Classroom

Editor's Note: This is the first in a periodic series of articles showcasing the creative talents of our faculty and students on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. If you know of someone doing innovative work in the classroom, please send us a tip here.

Slaying creepy bugs with an arsenal of foreign firearms or being thrown into an escape room where the entire Front Range population dies if they fail are just average tasks for Meghan Jeffres’ students.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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Community    Faculty

Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion: Your Burning Questions Answered

It isn’t even the peak of summer and the whole country has already experienced record-breaking heat waves. Martin Musi, MD, assistant professor of Emergency Medicine–Wilderness and Environmental Medicine, and environmental fellowship director at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, answers your burning questions about handling the rising temperatures.

Author Kiley Kudrna | Publish Date
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Press Releases    COVID-19

CU Anschutz Researchers Take Part in Large Genomic Analysis Highlighting COVID-19 Risk Factors

In March of 2020, thousands of scientists from around the world, including researchers from the Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine, united to answer a pressing and complex question: What genetic factors influence why some COVID-19 patients develop severe, life-threatening disease requiring hospitalization, while others escape with mild symptoms or none at all?

Author Kelsea Pieters | Publish Date
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Research    Press Releases    Public Health

New Study Shows Mathematical Models Helped Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 in Colorado

Colorado researchers have published new findings in Emerging Infectious Diseases that take a first look at the use of SARS-CoV-2 mathematical modeling to inform early statewide policies enacted to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic in Colorado. Among other findings, the authors estimate that 97 percent of potential hospitalizations across the state in the early months of the pandemic were avoided as a result of social distancing and other transmission-reducing activities such as mask wearing and social isolation of symptomatic individuals.

Author Tonya Ewers | Publish Date
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