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There's not much to say about cancer that hasn't already been said. That's why we're taking action. By administering personalized medicine in clinical trials, Dr. Cindy O'Bryant and her team are prolonging the lives of pancreatic cancer patients. Learn how you can become a pharmacist and take Dr. O’Bryant’s mission to the next level. Learn more.

We are more equipped than ever to effectively treat those affected by HIV, but, unfortunately, patients frequently neglect to take their medication. Faculty member Dr. Pete Anderson and his team spearheaded the development of a new test that determines whether or not HIV patients are taking their medications. Not only will these rapid tests become faster and more accurate, but they will allow for pharmacists to counsel patients more effectively. Learn more.

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the United States. And it's not uncommon for heart disease patients to suffer from up to six other comorbid chronic conditions. That means patients are often taking multiple medications for each of these conditions that can adversely interact with one another. That's why pharmacists like Dr. Robert L. Page, nationally recognized by the American Heart Association, are using specific techniques to not only monitor patients, but to educate patients on how they can better self-monitor. Learn more.

An estimated 29 million people around the United States suffer from diabetes. And as difficult as it is already to deal with diabetes, Americans are inundated with information about food and diet, making it harder than ever for individuals to monitor and care for this disease. That's why students, faculty and alumni are working in rural communities to monitor diabetes patients, helping them get their disease under control. Learn more.

Anschutz Interprofessional Education

Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Discover why CU’s Anschutz Medical Campus is leading the nation in how it educates the next generation of health care professionals. Find out how students and faculty from all disciplines learn from each other and work together to provide the best outcomes for patients. View the video.