Director of the Palliative Care Consult Service at UCH, she oversees all functions of the service, from day-to-day operations to achieving the service’s vision to research and fundraising.
The President’s Teaching and Learning Collaborative (PTLC) – the University of Colorado’s Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Program – hosted its latest poster session on Monday, drawing dozens to the CU Anschutz Medical Campus to share research findings across disciplines.
This is the one time of year when University of Colorado benefits-eligible employees and retirees may make changes to benefits. If you take no action, you will be automatically enrolled into your current plan elections.
A device commonly used to treat dangerous heart rhythms may cause more issues for patients than a simpler version of the same device. The implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) prevents sudden cardiac death by detecting irregularities and delivering an electrical jolt to restart the heart. An analysis led by researchers at University of Colorado School of Medicine [...]
Manisha Patel, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, has been selected to lead one of eight “Dream Teams” of research scientists tasked with curing childhood epilepsy at a variety of institutions throughout the country. Funding comes from Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE). Patel’s team [...]
Kelly Chadwick, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Human Resources coordinator, is the recipient of the “Let Your Light Shine” award for April. Chadwick has worked for the university for just over a year and already has had five different supervisors. Even with such change in leadership, she still has been able to excel and [...]
Allison Kempe, professor of pediatrics at the School of Medicine and director of the Children’s Outcomes Research Program at Children’s Hospital Colorado, has been appointed to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices. Her term begins July 1. Last month, Kempe was named “Big Shot of the Year” by [...]
Now is the time to get in shape for summer at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. With current fitness membership offers, the sooner you start, the more you save: Become a member before May 31 and pay no dues for May, then enjoy June, July and August [...]
University of Colorado benefits-eligible employees and retirees may make changes to benefits plans during Open Enrollment, which ends at 5 p.m. May 24.
Some 80 Anschutz Medical Campus faculty, staff and fundraisers—nearly all of whom make financial gifts to the University of Colorado—gathered Friday at the Trivisible Room for the campus’s first luncheon for faculty and staff. They heard remarks from foundation and campus leadership as well as donors Fred Grover, M.D., Susan Hagedorn, Ph.D. (’95), Catherine Jarvis, [...]
Written by Jeremy Simon • Issue: May 16, 2013 • Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus • Tags: Creating Futures, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Brett Davies, a fellow in Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, has been promoted from captain to major in the United States Air Force. He is receiving advanced training at the Anschutz Medical Campus in the Ophthalmology Department. Davies soon will be the only fellowship-trained oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in the U.S. Air Force. Robert [...]
An article written by Lawrence Hunter, professor and director of the Computational Bioscience Program at the School of Medicine, that warns about the tremendous quantity of information the average person shares online, recently was cited by the Smithsonian magazine’s Paleofuture blog. What’s unusual about the article is that it was written by Hunter in 1985 [...]
Bistro Elaia, the healthy eatery at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, now is delivering across the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Call to order: 303-724-9218 Delivery hours: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Minimum order: $15 On-campus only Delivery menu Bistro Elaia will continue to offer full service catering (available on- and off-campus) as well as daily lunch specials.
Be Colorado announces campus competition champion and winners of $300 airfare vouchers.
Employee Services’ benefits professionals will conduct Open Enrollment (OE) Sessions on each campus beginning today and continuing next week.
University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) has been chosen to help the LIVESTRONG Foundation advance the care of cancer survivors requiring a stay in the hospital. UCH is one of 15 sites across the country awarded $10,000 to put toward the costs of achieving The Joint Commission advanced certification in palliative care. “Palliative care is about [...]
Deegan Moon Lew, a clinical instructor in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, died unexpectedly May 1, 2013. He was 46. Lew was recruited to the department more than three years ago after time in private practice in Poway, Calif. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of California San [...]
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention and the CDC Foundation honored James Todd, professor of pediatrics and microbiology in the CU School of Medicine and a physician at Children’s Hospital Colorado, with a CDC Childhood Immunization Champion award. The award acknowledges individuals who have made immunization successes possible in their communities. “For more [...]
The next Funding in Focus, a forum presented by the CU Advocates program, is set for 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 29 at the University of Colorado Denver. Todd Saliman, CU vice president and chief financial officer, and Jeff Parker, vice chancellor of administration and finance at CU Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus, will [...]
School of Medicine faculty member is founder of the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP), a program providing home visits by nurses for first-time, low-income moms and their children.
University of Colorado benefits-eligible employees and retirees may make changes to benefits plans beginning at 8 a.m. Monday and continuing until 5 p.m. May 24.
The sun was out with comfortable temperatures for the crowd of nearly 5,000 that laced up their walking shoes to March for Babies on April 27 in Denver’s City Park. Marking 75 years of work on behalf of babies, the March for Babies is an effort through the March of Dimes that funds important research [...]
Doug Novins, director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Colorado, recently was bestowed the title of Cy and Lydia Professor of Child Psychiatry. .. Malik Kahook, professor of ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, will receive the 2013 Ludwig von Sallmann Clinician-Scientist Award at the Association for Research in Vision and [...]
Names of current and former University of Colorado faculty and staff who have died in recent weeks. List compiled by Employee Services. CU-Boulder Mary Ann Andersen, 79, classified staff retiree. April 7, 2013. Grant A. Johnson, 81, faculty retiree. April 3, 2013. Jeanette Tatum, 75, classified staff retiree. April 15, 2013. CU Denver Thomas M. [...]
Awardees for 2013 will be recognized at a reception from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 in the first floor conference room at 1800 Grant St.
When forecasters began predicting a spring storm for Monday, plans were adjusted to move the annual Anschutz Medical Campus Earth Day event indoors at Building 500. As it turned out, that inclement weather planning paid off. The crowd that stopped by wasn’t as large as for previous Earth Day events, however the stormy weather didn’t [...]
Distinguished Professor Kristi Anseth of the University of Colorado Boulder’s chemical and biological engineering department has been selected to receive the 2013 Hazel Barnes Prize, the highest faculty recognition for teaching and research awarded by the university. Anseth, also a faculty member at CU-Boulder’s BioFrontiers Institute, will receive an engraved university medal and a $20,000 [...]
Sheana Bull is the new chair for the Department of Community and Behavioral Health at the Colorado School of Public Health, effective April 15. As a professor of Community and Behavioral Health, Bull has focused on the development and testing of behavioral interventions for health promotion using technology. She is involved in maternal, child and [...]
Twenty faculty members recently were honored for 25 years of service to the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. Honorees attended a celebration at the home of Chancellor Don Elliman and his wife, Mary. Each honoree receives a medal in commemoration for 25 years of service. “The service that you’ve given CU and [...]
Charles E. Ray Jr., professor in the Department of Radiology at the School of Medicine, was elected treasurer of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) during the organization’s 38th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans on April 18. SIR is a national organization of nearly 5,000 doctors, scientists and allied health professionals dedicated to improving [...]