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Debra Melani


Innovation    COVID-19   

Student-Inspired Collaboration Results in Custom Dental Face Shield

Editor’s note: “Our COVID-19 Fighters” is an occasional series highlighting the ways the CU Anschutz Medical Campus community is helping patients and the wider community in the fight against the pandemic. We welcome your story ideas; please share them here.


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Community    Mental Health

Tragedy Strikes Boulder, Injecting Sadness, Fear, Anger Into an Already Vulnerable Society

When a gunman opened fire this week in a grocery store next door to our Boulder sister campus, he added to a string of shootings that has put the state on an unwanted map. From the Columbine High School nightmare to the Aurora theater shootings, many Colorado residents and healthcare providers have seen such tragedies unfold before.


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COVID-19    Vaccinations

Fireworks and Freedom in 2021? Maybe a Sparkle But Probably Not a Full Launch

President Joe Biden has painted a bright picture for the coming Fourth of July holiday, claiming all Americans will have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by May 1. Assuming most people accept their shots, and the vaccination rate continues at its current pace, the restrictive cloud hanging over the country could finally lift by summer.


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Research    Community

Czars, Spirits and St. Patrick’s Day: What’s the Connection?

Like scientists around the world, Boris Tabakoff, PhD, has searched for years for that genetic reason some people regularly over-imbibe when drinking alcohol and others do not.


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