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News from June 2011:

Colorado School of Public Health presents annual award of excellence to Poudre Valley Health System

AURORA, Colo. (June 1, 2011) - The Colorado School of Public Health named the Poudre Valley Health System’s Coalition for Activity and Nutrition to Defeat Obesity the recipient of the 2011 Excellence in Public Health Practice by an Organization award.

Wray physician receives medical school award

AURORA, Colo. (June 1, 2011) – Monte Uyemura, MD, a family physician from Wray Colo., received the 2011 Distinguished Physician High Plains Walking Stick Award from the Department of Family Medicine of the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Three CU scientists named 2011 Boettcher Investigators

Denver (June 1, 2010) - Three University of Colorado researchers have been named to the 2011 class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program.

Benefit of targeted lung cancer therapy confirmed


AURORA, Colo. (June 3, 2011) – A drug that targets a specific type of lung cancer shows a dramatic response in more than half of the people who take it.

CU Denver Business Plan winner announced

Business Plan Competition Winner

DENVER (June 16, 2011) - The makers of a high-tech electric guitar won first place Thursday in the 10th annual Business Plan Competition sponsored by the University of Colorado Denver Business School's Bard Center for Entrepreneurship.

Breast cancer survival rate is improving.

AURORA, Colo. (June 20, 2011) Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in the United States. Yet these advances have not eliminated the importance of preventing other diseases still facing cancer survivors.

New research on community gardening reveals the roots of emotional and physical health

AURORA, Colo. (June 21, 2011) - Remember how good it felt to get your hands in the dirt and to run through the sprinkler as a kid? Most kids who grow up in cities never have this experience but the latest research is about to change all that.

School of Dental Medicine graduate is Colorado Dental Association’s new president

Tom Pixley

AURORA, Colo. (June 21, 2011) - Dr. Tom Pixley is the new president of the Colorado Dental Association and the first graduate of the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine to take on this esteemed role.

Business School grad creates high tech guitar

Josh Jacobson

DENVER (June 22, 2011) - He grew up in a musical family, playing piano and saxophone before discovering the guitar and realizing his life's ambition - becoming a rock star.

University of Colorado Hospital joint operating agreement explored

AURORA, Colo. (June 23, 2011) - University of Colorado Hospital at the Anschutz Medical Campus and Poudre Valley Health System have signed a letter of intent, allowing the parties to explore creating a joint operating agreement.

CU College of Nursing national award

AURORA, Colo. (June 28, 2011) - The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) presented its Best of Writing Award to Madalynn Neu, RN, PhD, of the University of Colorado College of Nursing.

Lung Cancer Screening

AURORA, Colo. (June 29, 2011) – Results from the National Lung Screening Trial show patients who receive low-dose computerized tomography scans are at lower risk of death from lung cancer than those screened using chest X-rays.

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