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Dr. Regensteiner awarded a 2.5 million dollar grant

Congratulations to Drs. Regensteiner and Santoro on receiving a 5-year NIH grant

Data Science to Patient Value

Jean Kutner, MD, MSPH, professor of medicine and associate dean for clinical affairs, presented D2V, to the Faculty Senate on Tuesday.

PACE Awards to four SOM/DOM faculty members

Congratulations to Drs. Corral and Mastalerz for being 2 of 4 to receive this Award

NIH to Recognize 12 Champions of Environmental Health Research

Dr. Schwartz, has been named an awardee of the Champion of Environmental Health Research Award from the NIEHS.

Top 6 things women in their 20s should consider

Dr. Mitra Razzaghi, the Medical Director of the Women’s Integrated Services in Health practice, offers six tips for women in their 20s to remain healthy.

Regensteiner - Closing the Gender Gap in Medical Research

A Colorado Center Works To Close The Gender Gap In Medical Research

UCH Looks to Broaden Support for Cancer Patients

New supportive care program looks to treat the whole patient

The sobering thing doctors do when they die - featuring Dr. Stacy Fischer

"We went into this with the hypothesis we were going to see very large differences," said Stacy Fischer...

Dr. Joe Frank featured in the Montana Standard

Opioid Painkillers Raise Deadly Heart Risks for Some: Study

Regensteiner spotlight

In the more than 10 years the Center for Women's Health Research has been operating, Judy Regensteiner (GIM) has noticed a sea change in women's health issues.

AAMC Reporter

Brandon Combs featured in the February/March AAMC Reporter

Congratulations Dr. Brandenburg

New Director of Interprofessional Education at AMC

 

DOM Newsroom

FDA Official Calls for Ending Codeine Use in Kids Cough Products

Jeffrey Brent, professor at the CU School of Medicine, said the FDA should do more to discourage use of codeine-based products in the general population, not just children, because there is a higher prevalence of obesity.

I-70 neighbors concerned about dust, pollution from expansion project

“If you have a day when the air quality is bad and then you throw in the dust, you may create a double whammy for people in the area,” said Anthony Gerber, National Jewish Health physician and professor.

'Upside' to Diabetes Really Isn't

It has been known for at least two decades that diabetes decreases the risk of aneurysm, but the reasons behind this phenomenon are not clear, said Robert Eckel, a professor with the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.

Rockies Go To Bat For College Coach With Rare Cancer

AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– A college baseball coach, battling a rare form of liver cancer, got some encouragement Tuesday from the pros. Three Colorado Rockies players surprised him at the University of Colorado Hospital. It was a moment to remember.

Get Off The Couch Baby Boomers, Or You May Not Be Able To Later

Young bodies may more easily rebound from long bouts of sitting, with just an hour at the gym. But research suggests physical recovery from binge TV-watching gets harder in our 50s and as we get older.

Western Wildfires Causing Health Concerns In Colorado

Burning eyes and irritated lungs put doctors like Barry Make, from National Jewish Health, on standby.

Heart Disease Is a Major Killer If You Have Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you’re two to four times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than someone who doesn’t have diabetes.

US News Hospital Rankings

U.S. News ranks the top 20 hospitals in the nation, plus the best hospitals in each state and metro area.

University of Colorado Hospital best in the state, 15th in nation, according to new rankings

The University of Colorado Hospital is the 15th-best hospital in the country, according to this year’s edition of the prestigious U.S. News & World Report rankings.

What Would You Risk To Live Longer? Do Smokers Deserve Expensive Treatments? New Podcast Explores Tough Questions In Medicine

Hard Call is a new podcast that tells the stories of people who have to make tough medical decisions, and delves into the ethics of their choices

Researchers Track an Unlikely Culprit in Weight Gain

For middle-aged women struggling with their weight, a recent spate of scientific findings sounds too good to be true. And they may be, researchers caution.

Closing the Gap

Having grown up in some of Denver’s poorest neighborhoods, Denver Health’s Lilia Cervantes was already passionate about serving low-income populations, but the experience kindled her interest in researching ESRD in immigrant populations.

Weight gain between pregnancies tied to gestational diabetes

“Further research is needed to tease out exactly how changes in weight, particularly over short time interpregnancy intervals, have adverse metabolic effects in future pregnancies,” said Jacinda Nicklas, a researcher at the CU School of Medicine.

US hospitals set record for fast heart attack care

“Things have definitely improved” from a decade ago, when less than half of heart attack patients were treated that fast, said Fred Masoudi, a CU cardiologist who led a recent report examining response times.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network appoints bladder cancer panel chairman

Thomas Flaig has been named chairman of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology Panel for Bladder Cancer.