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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

‘iSURVIVE’ing Cancer

Dr. Linda Overholser featured in the La Junta Tribune

 

DOM Newsroom

Two Department of Medicine Fellows to Join Clinician-Educator Development Program

The Department of Medicine has selected two new recipients of its Clinician-Educator Fellow Development Program, which creates opportunities for the development of fellows who plan academic careers as clinician educators.

DOM Announces Inaugural Recipients of Clinician-Educator Faculty Grants

The Department of Medicine has selected the first ever recipients of its new Program for Academic Clinician Educators (PACE).

Heart Disease Kicks in Earlier for Obese People

“If you’re obese or overweight, your years of survival after you have a cardiovascular disease event may be a bit higher, but I think that’s because these people are more aggressively treated for risk factors,” said Robert Eckel.

More Colorado millennials have colorectal cancer, new study shows

“Almost every single patient will tell you, ‘I was told I was too young to have colon cancer,’ so that paradigm is starting to shift,” said Christopher Lieu, a gastrointestinal medical oncologist at the University of Colorado Hospital.

5 Reasons You May Be Exhausted

At what point is exhaustion caused by more than daily parenting demands?

How food fads and diet trends fare for heart health

“There is sort of mass confusion about what foods are healthy or not healthy,” lead study author Andrew Freeman, Director of Cardiovascular Prevention and Wellness at National Jewish Health.

‘You Saved My Life’: Cancer Survivor To Peyton Manning

“So our patient here came in with a massive tumor encompassing his whole right lung,” explained Victor Villalobos, Medical Oncologist and Director of Sarcoma at the University of Colorado Hospital.

Stripping health care from 20 million people is unconscionable

Guest commentary by Mark Earnest, Steve Federico and David Keller, faculty members at the CU School of Medicine: “Twenty million people who stand to lose their health care if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed.

Cold caps reduce chemotherapy hair loss, studies show

Virginia Borges, director of breast cancer research at University of Colorado Hospital: “They have more energy, they really feel like a return to themselves, their sense of themselves, much faster because they don’t have to wait for their hair to regrow.”

Everything You Need to Know About Biosimilar Drugs for Ulcerative Colitis

Mark Gerich, an IBD specialist and clinical director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Center of the University of Colorado Hospital, says that the track record of cost savings for biosimilars in the countries where they’ve been adopted is mixed.

The doctor is in: 13 clinicians to follow on Twitter

The adviser: @medicalaxioms Mark Reid is a Denver-based doctor with a large following who trades in pith and wisdom.

Study: Immigrants here illegally must suffer to receive care for kidney disease

The 20 study participants have lived in the U.S. an average of 15 years, said Lilia Cervantes, a hospitalist at Denver Health, an associate professor at the CU School of Medicine and author of the study.

What you need know about the CDC's updated vaccine guidelines

Unlike traditional flu shots made from dead virus, the nasal flu vaccine is made from a weakened form of influenza virus. Studies have found it largely ineffective.

Colorado woman receives world's tiniest pacemaker

Imagine your heart stopping for five, ten, even thirty seconds and not knowing it. For one Colorado woman, a rare heart condition would cause her to pass out and her heart would stop beating.

Healthy hearts tied to income

A startling trend in health care has emerged in recent years. Americans’ life expectancy is tied to their income.