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Climate Change Fuels Multiple Threats to Society’s Health

Labeled a “code red for humanity” in a United Nations report released early last month, climate change has continued to wreak havoc worldwide. In the United States, devastating fires in the West recently traded the spotlight for deadly flooding in the East, keeping the threat squarely on America’s radar.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date
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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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Education    Community    Students

Providing a Spark: Program Instills Wonder in Young Scientists

Many scientists remember the thrill of taking a first glimpse through a microscope. Giovanna Paz, 15, recalled a similar rush, but a chat with scientist Isabel Fernandez sparked even more excitement. Meeting Fernandez, an MD/PhD student at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, felt like having a sit-down with her future self.

Author Chris Casey | Publish Date
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Patient Care    Education   

Grad Sees Dentistry as a Way to Spread Happiness

Growing up, Dalal Alnassar rarely smiled. Behind her seemingly sad demeanor was the immense weight of embarrassment due to her imperfect smile. But after receiving dental care, the Kuwait native felt her shame evaporate and her confidence and happiness grow. Now she could unabashedly smile, a feeling that would ignite her passion for dentistry. 

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date
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