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The Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH), the first school of public health in the Rocky Mountain West, has been reaccredited through July 1, 2023, by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
When 16-year-old Hari Sowrirajan says, “You can’t just buy nanoparticles at the supermarket,” you realize quickly that this down-to-earth high school student is doing some out-of-this-world science.
On Dec. 17, 2011, 48-year-old Brian Sherry was folding laundry when he first experienced an unusual electric sensation on the left side of his chest. A veteran elementary school teacher, Brian is an easygoing guy with a wry sense of humor and a passion for producing homemade wine. He walked upstairs, took a shower, sat down at his computer and searched “heart attack” on WebMD.
When Carol Foster, associate professor at the CU School of Medicine, started experiencing bouts of vicious dizziness and accompanying nausea, she was stunned—not because she didn’t know what was happening, but because this disease was so much more severe than she had ever realized, even as a practicing physician. In her case, the attacks hit her almost every day.
Shortly after Adam Klafter was born, the neonatologist came to visit his mother in her hospital room. Kelly Klafter listened to what he said and thought, “You must be in the wrong room, because you are not talking about my baby.”
When 50 second-year dental students received their white coats in a January ceremony at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus School of Dental Medicine, at least two of them had a family dentist to thank for the direction their careers had taken.
When Joy Breeze took a university history class on the Vietnam War, her fellow students were fascinated by her observations.
College of Nursing student Ben Hilliard is celebrating after being chosen out of 500 applicants to receive the 2011 BestNursingDegree.com “Back to School” nursing scholarship. He can trace his decision to become a nurse back to the day he was running six-minute miles on an outdoor track with the temperature hovering above 100 degrees in Bandar Baru Bangi, Malaysia.
“I felt something pop,” he remembers. “Next I knew I was lying on the infield grass. I picked up my left arm with my right hand, and when I let go, my left arm fell back on the ground. I lay on the ground, calling ‘Help’ in English and then in Malay.”