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Executive MBA in Health Administration is unique in the state

CU Denver's Executive MBA in Health Administration a unique program in state

DENVER-Producing business-savvy health care leaders for the vibrant health field is the aim of the Executive MBA in Health Administration program. It is the state's only program that offers an MBA that's tailored for health care.

Federal grant will study underrepresented minorities in biomedical research

Spero M. Manson, PhD.

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 28, 2014) - Spero M. Manson, PhD, is part of a collaborative team that was awarded a $19 million National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) grant for a “Diverse Biomedical Workforce” from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Schwartz awarded NIH grant to study lung disease

David Schwartz, MD

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2014) – A team of researchers led by David Schwartz, MD, has been awarded a $7.9 million grant from the National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute (NHLBI) to search for better treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

Health InView: Dr. Tim Byers, MD, MPH, discusses cancer, diet and exercise

In this installment of Health InView, Tim Byers, MD, MPH explains that diet and exercise play a significant role in your risk for cancer. He also answers questions he received via social media.

Annual EHS Safety Fair a Great Success

Vendors at EHS Safety Fair

AURORA, Colo. (Oct. 16, 2014) - The Environmental Health and Safety Department (EHS) at the Anschutz Medical Campus hosted its annual Safety Fair on October 2nd in the Research 2 Trivisible Room.

Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers

The growing threat of prescription drug addiction and the best ways to confront the epidemic was the focus Friday of a daylong meeting of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention.

Watch these students test drive health careers

Test Driving Careers in High School - Youth CareerConnect Grant in Denver Public Schools

Colorado School of Public Health named regional training center

Dr. Tim Byers of Colorado School of Public Health heads up Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center

AURORA, Colo.—The Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH) has been awarded federal funding to be one of 10 regional Public Health Training Centers dedicated to building the capacity of the nation's public health workforce.

Global health veteran helps launch maternal care program in Guatemala

Center for Human Development in Guatemala

AURORA, Colo. (Sept. 25, 2014) - As a child growing up, Gretchen Heinrichs would listen to her mother as she told tales of East Africa where she worked as a Peace Corps volunteer.

Experts warn U.S. in danger of losing biotechnology edge

Dr. Dan Theodorescu of CU Cancer Center addresses panel at 21st century cures roundtable

DENVER—The U.S. is in danger of losing its biomedical edge to countries that are aggressively funding research into personalized medicine. That was a key message from the 21st Century Cures Roundtable at National Jewish Health.

Expression of privilege in vaccine refusal

Child getting vaccinated

DENVER (August 27, 2014) - A new study conducted by Jennifer Reich, a researcher at CU Denver, shows that the reasons why children may not be fully vaccinated depends on the class privilege of their mothers.

Giving student veterans another reason to smile

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 26, 2014) – University of Colorado Denver|Anschutz Medical Campus continues its ongoing commitment to student veterans with the opening of the CU Heroes Clinic, thanks to a $1 million gift from Delta Dental of Colorado.

Economic disparities impact infant health

Cute baby

DENVER (Aug. 20, 2014) - Women who are poor have higher cortisol levels in pregnancy and give birth to infants with elevated levels of the stress hormone, putting them at greater risk for serious disease later in life, according to a CU Denver study.

Public health doctoral students work to pre-empt Ebola outbreak

Nigerian doctoral studetnts in Colorado School of Public Health working to stem spread of Ebola

AURORA, Colo. - Colorado School of Public Health doctoral students Nnamdi Ezeanochie and Ebele Mogo are half a world away from their African home, but that's not stopping them from doing all they can to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

The Ebola Virus

Videos: "Three facts you need to know about the Ebola virus" and "What is ZMapp?"

Overcoming barriers to physical activity for African-American women

African-American women

AURORA, Colo. (July 23, 2014) - A study conducted by the Center for African American Health and the Center for Women’s Health Research finds that African American women whose hairstyle is affected by perspiration may avoid physical activity altogether.

High school lacrosse players at risk for concussions and other injuries

High school lacrosse players

AURORA, Colo. (July 22, 2014) - With over 170,000 students now playing high school lacrosse, more and more are being exposed to injuries during practice and competition, according to a new study from the Colorado School of Public Health.

Study shows widespread oral health problems among Navajo

Terry Batliner, DDS

AURORA, Colo. (July 8, 2014) -A new study from the Colorado School of Public Health show that despite modest improvements, poor oral health remains a major problem in the Navajo Nation and among American Indian overall.

Partnership to increase awareness of autism in adults

AURORA, Colo. - While much focus is paid to children with autism, the CU School of Medicine’s JFK Partners is collaborating with The Autistic Global Initiative to increase awareness of the growing population of adults with autism.

CU researcher helps Type 1 diabetics sleep better

Sleeping child

AURORA, Colo. (May 12, 2014) New research could soon make it easier for people with type 1 diabetes to get a safe night’s sleep. Very low blood-sugar levels can cause seizures or even, in rare cases, death.

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