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Lilia Cervantes, MD, built an altar for Day of the Dead to celebrate the life of a former patient who inspired her to pursue a career in research.  



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Caring for Saddam Hussein  

Col. Joseph Horam, MD, a 1987 graduate of the CU School of Medicine, received an unusual assignment during his last tour to Iraq: bec​ome physician to the country's brutal former dictator.


Honoring a Patient

"I am driven by a passion to change local and national policy to improve access to care for undocumented immigrants with end-stage renal disease," says Lilia Cervantes, MD, who started a research career after the death of a homeless patient.  



Geneticist Pushes Limits in Lab and in Life

Richard Spritz, MD, is an adventurer who likes taking risks both personally and professionally.     



All in the Family

Four generations of the Kenagy-Vance family starting in 1906 have become physicians at University of Colorado School of Medicine.    



Teach Your Children Well

Jill Landsbaugh Kaar, PhD, seeks to unravel the mysteries of a healthy lifestyle for children.