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In honor of World Kidney Day, celebrate with an ode

Use your head. Go with your gut. Trust your heart.


Author Staff | Publish Date March 14, 2019
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Education

CU School of Medicine among best medical schools in country

The University of Colorado School of Medicine is listed No. 12 on the primary care rankings of medical schools and No. 30 on the research rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report.


Author Staff | Publish Date March 12, 2019
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Campus Life

Chief medical officer addresses work, life and job security

On her bedroom wall, Jean Kutner, MD, MPH/MSPH, chief medical officer at the University of Colorado Hospital, associate dean for medical affairs and professor of medicine, has a framed sheet of first edition stamps featuring Elizabeth Blackwell, MD, one of the first female physicians and one of Kutner’s childhood heroes. “I remember writing book reports on her,” Kutner said. “Did I know that I was going to pursue a career having something to do with healthcare? Yeah, most likely. But this? This? Who knew?”


Author Staff | Publish Date March 08, 2019
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Benefactors recognized for incredible generosity

“The overall goal remains steadfast, ambitious and far-reaching: to provide the finest medical care in the world, to push the science behind that care to new horizons, and to train those who will deliver it in the future,” said CU Anschutz Chancellor Donald Elliman.


Author Staff | Publish Date March 07, 2019
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Campus Life

Kathryn Wells, MD, named new director of Kempe Center

The Kempe Center and Kempe Foundation are pleased to announce Kathryn Wells, MD, as the new executive director of the center. A board certified specialist in child abuse pediatrics, Wells has dedicated her career to protecting children and families and building communities where children have the opportunity to thrive.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 28, 2019
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Changes to six campus administrative policies

This past fall, CU Anschutz and CU Denver embarked on their first semi-annual policy review process which resulted in several policy updates. The Office of the Provost has announced changes to six campus administrative policies from the Academic & Faculty Affairs and General Administration areas.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 21, 2019
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Research

Researchers discover a genetic defect linked to pediatric liver disease

Researchers from the University of  Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, in collaboration with several other institutions, have discovered a genetic defect linked to Biliary atresia (BA), the most common pediatric cause of end-stage liver disease, and the leading indication for liver transplantation in children.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 21, 2019
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Wellness Center teaches people how to improve their health through nutrition

When the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center piloted a series of cooking classes to educate the community about the importance of nutrition and health, organizers did not expect it to grow into one of the most popular programs offered on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 19, 2019
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Patient Care

Love dogs? Train a service canine for a good cause

Do you love dogs? The Warrior Canine Connection (WCC), a partner of the Marcus Institute for Brain Health, is looking for volunteers interested in puppy parenting and puppy sitting for its service dogs in training.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 14, 2019
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Education

Up in smoke

Colorado’s reputation as one of the healthiest states in the nation is clouded by at least one inconvenient fact: more than one-quarter of high school students in the state used electronic cigarettes at least one day in the previous 30, according to a 2017 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s double the national rate.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 08, 2019
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