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Chris Casey


CU Anschutz drives cancer breakthrough

Under the sunny skies that return to Portland, Ore., every summer, Nichol Miller is enjoying a life of family and purpose. The mother of three soaks in the milestones of graduations, weddings and anniversaries as well as the simple pleasures of seeing her kids head off to school and her husband come home from work.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date July 09, 2019
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What's It Like To Practice Medicine On Mars?

INSIDE ‘THE HAB,’ MARS UTAH – When it comes to medicine on Mars, or even on a spaceflight to the Red Planet, “definitive care” means something very different than it does on Earth. Quite simply, it means that nobody is coming to help the crew tend to an injured or ill astronaut.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date June 20, 2019
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Medical Care At The Final Frontier

NEAR HANKSVILLE, UTAH – Ben Easter, MD, steps onto a rocky ledge overlooking a dry riverbed. He cranes his neck and points into the canyon.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date June 19, 2019
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Tornado time: How to stay safe on campus in severe weather

Colorado doesn’t fall into the nation’s notorious “twister alley,” but severe thunderstorms occasionally spawn funnel clouds or tornados. Some have even churned in the vicinity the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date June 05, 2019
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Campus Life

Rep. Crow tabs mental health crisis as a top concern

On a tour of CU Anschutz Medical Campus facilities and programs, U.S. Rep. Jason Crow learned how the campus in the heart of his district is expanding mental health resources and innovation. The emphasis is well-timed, considering the need for new treatments and improved patient access has never been greater.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 31, 2019
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Police say 'Run, Hide, Fight' in the event of active harmer

As first responders described key ways people can stay safe on campus, especially in the event of an active harmer, CU Anschutz Police Chief Randy Repola addressed the elephant in the room: last week’s shooting at the STEM School in Highlands Ranch.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 17, 2019
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College of Nursing wins Volunteer of the Year award

Faculty, staff and students in the University of Colorado College of Nursing dedicated 770 volunteer hours to humanitarian work at Aurora’s only 24/7 homeless shelter last year, including data-collection efforts and employment support and résumé advice for people experiencing homelessness.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 03, 2019
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Campus Life

How is Emergency Medicine leading in gender equality?

When it comes to promoting gender equality, diversity, opportunity and inclusion, the CU Department of Emergency Medicine is leading the way. The department, which is within the School of Medicine, recently received the Outstanding Department Award from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date May 01, 2019
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CU presidential finalist pledges to expand research

Mark Kennedy, finalist for University of Colorado president, told an audience at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus Wednesday that his skills in running a large business, engaging stakeholders and his passion for academia make him the right candidate for the position.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 25, 2019
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Innovation    Patient Care

The mystery of FIRES

Amid the pageantry of a holiday weekend at the Air Force Academy, a cadet suddenly feels fatigued and feverish. His condition quickly worsens until he starts having seizures.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 23, 2019
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