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News from August 2010:

New director brings vision and energy to University of Colorado Cancer Center

Daniel Theodorescu

AURORA, Colo. (August 2, 2010) – The University of Colorado Cancer Center’s (UCCC) new director wants to reinvent how cancer research is done in Colorado.

Mentoring, skills development associated with improved mental health in foster care children

AURORA, Colo. (August 2, 2010) – Incorporating mentoring and group skill-building intervention programs for children in foster care may help improve mental health outcomes in this population.

Hospital executive named health care champion

Frank Lisnow

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 4, 2010) – The executive director of University of Colorado Hospital’s Center for Dependency, Addiction, and Rehabilitation (CeDAR) has been recognized as a “Behavioral Health Champion” by Behavioral Healthcare magazine.

Business School research shows beautiful women face job discrimination

DENVER (August 6, 2010) - While many see no downside to being beautiful, a professor at the University of Colorado Denver Business School says attractive women face discrimination.

College of Nursing awarded grant for nursing leadership in rural and underserved areas

AURORA, Colo. (August 6, 2010) –The College of Nursing has been awarded a $753,817 grant to prepare advanced practice nurses with the expertise to provide leadership for high quality healthcare in rural and medically underserved urban areas.

College of Nursing professor named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Vicki Erickson

AURORA, Colo. (August 9, 2010) – A University of Colorado College of Nursing professor was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP).

Capital campaign to expand cancer center announced

AURORA, Colo. (August 16, 2010) – The University of Colorado Hospital Foundation has announced a campaign to raise $20 million for the expansion of University of Colorado Cancer Center.

University of Colorado Denver honored for attracting veterans

DENVER (August 16, 2010) - University of Colorado Denver designated as Military Friendly School

“T1D Aware” Initiative Launched

AURORA, Colo. (August 17, 2010) Campaign encourages Denver parents to know the signs of Type 1 Diabetes for earlier diagnoses

Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center at the Colo School of Public Health receives $7.5 million grant

AURORA, Colo. (August 18, 2010) The Center awarded a 5-year federal grant in renewed support for worker health and safety

University of Colorado Denver transforms teacher training

DENVER (August 20, 2010) – The launch of a new program, Urban Community Teacher Education, will answer the call from districts across the Denver metro area for new teachers.

Failure a better teacher than success

DENVER (August 23, 2010) - University of Colorado Denver Business School study shows organizations learn more from failure than success.

New eye cancer treatment may prevent blindness

AURORA, Colo. (August 27, 2010) - Researcher discovers eye cancer treatment that blocks radiation which can cause blindness.

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