Richard Cornwall stood in a lab at Colorado State University, about to clean a bottle he held in his left hand, when an explosion shattered it and drove shards of glass into his hand, torso, face, and eyes. “There was instant blindness,” he said.
University of Colorado Hospital is one of just two academic medical centers in the nation that has enrolled breast and ovarian cancer patients to a new clinical trial of a promising cancer vaccine.
From the time he was about 8 years old, Shahab Maslehati had been well aware that his chest was sunken. It had become more pronounced in adolescence, a time when, as he put it, “you’re naturally self-conscious about everything.”
In a low-slung building at 18th and Pearl in Denver, 15 faculty, staff and students, including engineers, clinicians, therapists and educators, transform lives and society every day.
When Chelsea Arenas tried to find toys for her 6-year-old son, she always came up empty-handed—until the faculty and staff at Assistive Technology Partners (ATP) decided to take on the challenge of creating a toy for a child like Jadyn.
To ensure policies are standardized and communicated expeditiously across the system, UCHealth’s Senior Executive Group decided all recommendations for preparing for and responding to Ebola will be funneled through Chief Medical Officer William Neff, MD.
The Center for Midwifery had a record 55 births in August, and the schedule at the Lone Tree practice, which opened in April, is full.
Results from the study of 16 women with gestational diabetes indicate that these moms-to-be don’t need to avoid carbs if they choose the right ones.
On Dec. 17, 2011, 48-year-old Brian Sherry was folding laundry when he first experienced an unusual electric sensation on the left side of his chest. He dialed 911. That call began a three-year medical odyssey for him.
After a full physical revealed a colon polyp and elevated liver enzymes, Mosezella White was referred to a gastroenterologist, who shocked her with the news that she had hepatitis C, a blood-borne disease that causes chronic inflammation of the liver.
DENVER—The developer behind some of Denver's most acclaimed redevelopment projects — Belmar, Art House and Union Station — is bringing its trademark vision and innovation to the former University of Colorado Health Sciences Campus.
In the five years since Ellen Smith was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer, she has been busy. She traveled the world, indulging her love of art and art history. She celebrated the births of four more grandchildren, and married her “best friend.”
BANASA FARM, Guatemala (April 14, 2014) - Standing before a gleaming new building rising from the surrounding ramshackle villages, Gustavo Bolaños delivered a simple yet powerful message to the assembled dignitaries and banana plantation workers.
AURORA, Colo.(March 31, 2014)—Harold Fowler sits calmly as gauze gets packed around his teeth and the high-pitched whir of a drill fills the room. Outside the Special Care Clinic in the CU School of Dental Medicine sits his mother, Reather Fowler.
Nathan Netsanet grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s largest city. So, he was far from home in every possible sense during his rotation at the Salud Family Health Center in Fort Lupton on the edge of Colorado’s eastern plains.
His career path began in 1982 when, as a young resident in general and vascular surgery in Haifa, Israel, he found himself caring for casualties on both sides of a war between Israel and Lebanon. Some of the patients needed liver surgery.
At 81, Fred Glaser takes his health very seriously. He’s fit, he eats well and he knows how important his oral health is.
Have you ever watched as someone lost half their body weight? You can witness this amazing feat in action during the fourth season of ABC’s hit series Extreme Weight Loss—filmed at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center.
When Carol Foster started experiencing bouts of vicious dizziness and accompanying nausea, she was stunned because this disease was so much more severe than she had ever realized, even as a practicing physician.
It was Valentine’s Day 2012. A UPS delivery truck pulled up in front of Courtney and Jen Heinicke’s house in Durango, Colo. When the delivery man handed over their package, the husband and wife came at him with hugs.