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News from May 2009:

Diabetes and Exercise

AURORA, Colo. (May 1, 2009) - Exercise is critical to maintaining good health for people with Type 2 diabetes, but recent findings provide new understanding as to why people with diabetes do not exercise as much as they should.

Doctor hopes to make decision making easier for some heart patients

AURORA, Colo. (May 4, 2009) – Having a device implanted in your body to prevent sudden cardiac death can be a tough decision for patients. A University of Colorado Denver doctor is designing a tool to gauge the value of decision making for patients.

Med school prof earns Bonfils-Stanton Award for science, medicine

Black and white photo of Dr. Henry Claman

AURORA, Colo. (May 5, 2009) – Henry Claman, MD, of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine garnered major recognition for his groundbreaking work in immunology this week by winning the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Award in Science and medicine.

University of Colorado Denver Graduate Programs Top 2010 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

DENVER (May 5, 2009) – The University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus and Downtown Campus graduate schools rank among the nations best according to the U.S. News and World Report.

College of Arts & Media Students Aim To Change Lives with Art

DENVER (May 6, 2009) — Students and faculty of the University of Colorado Denver College of Arts & Media (CAM) are taking their college mission, "arts changing lives," into the community through a program called ArtsBridge America.

Architecture students design plaza for historic Colorado mountain town

Photo of the dedication of the new city square in Palidisade, Colo.

DENVER (May 6, 2009) – Two graduate level architecture students from University of Colorado Denver’s College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) designed and helped install a new plaza for the western slope community of Palisade, Colo.

Med students get special lab work opportunity

AURORA, Colo. (May 7, 2009) – Two University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine students are among 112 students across the country chosen for a special laboratory research program sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

UC Denver's Learning Landscapes program receives additional funding

DENVER (May 8, 2009) – As the country continues to wage war against the battle of the bulge, the University of Colorado Denver’s Learning Landscapes program has announced continued funding from LiveWell Colorado.

Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program director given national honor

Color photo of Anita Glicken, director of the Child Health Associate/PA program

AURORA, Colo. (May 11, 2009) – The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) has awarded honorary membership to Anita Glicken, MSW, director of the Child Health Associate/PA Program in UC Denver's School of Medicine.

Study: Aspirin cannot prevent deaths but may help prevent strokes

AURORA, Colo. (May 12, 2009) – Faculty members at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and the Colorado School of Public Health report that aspirin is not effective in reducing heart-related deaths, but may reduce the risk of strokes.

The Power of Compassionate Care

AURORA, Colo. (May 14, 2009) - Often, patients don’t care how much a doctor knows, until they know how much a doctor cares.

Genetic study offers hope of taming childhood leukemia

AURORA, Colo. (May 18, 2009) – A University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine faculty member has helped identify a genetic mutation that might save the lives of children suffering from a type of childhood cancer - acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

School of Medicine Alumni Association honors three

AURORA, Colo. (May 19, 2009) – The University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine Alumni Association will present its top annual prize, the Silver and Gold Award.

School of Pharmacy Confers Distinguished Coloradan Awards

AURORA, Colo. (May 21, 2009) - The University of Colorado Denver School of Pharmacy presented Paul Limberis, RPh, and Donna Lynne, DrPH, with Distinguished Coloradan Awards.

Medical school graduates 313 in several programs

AURORA, Colo. (May 22, 2009) – Reminded by mentors to care about patience as well as patients, 124 students at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine received Doctor of Medicine degrees Friday morning.

Repeat C-sections may put babies at increased risk

AURORA, Colo. (May 22, 2009) – The babies of women who have an elective repeat Cesarean delivery are twice as likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit than babies of women who have a vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC).

New Center for Public Health Practice

AURORA, Colo. (May 25, 2009) – The arm of public health in Colorado now is able to improve its reach thanks to a generous grant from Kaiser Permanente Colorado.

University of Colorado Denver CAM Records wins Independent Music Award for the second consecutive year

From These Words

DENVER (May 28, 2009) – University of Colorado Denver’s College of Arts & Media (CAM) Records was recently named as an Independent Music Awards (IMA) Vox Populi Winner for the second consecutive year.

Diabetes pioneer took unique route to lifetime achievement award

George Eisenbarth in his research lab

AURORA, Colo. (May 29, 2009) - Before he could rock the medical world by discovering how childhood diabetes develops, George Eisenbarth had to discover a way to go to college.

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