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 [...]
Mary Rupp, instructor, Kraemer Family Library at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, and University Archives/Digital Repository Coordinator, recently passed the certified archivist exam and is now a member of the Academy of Certified Archivists. … Tim Byers, associate dean for public health practice at the Colorado School of Public Health, served as chair of [...]
The executive director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center talks about the facility’s first year — and his ‘eureka’ moment in the obesity battle.
For the first time, a matrix for merit pay that is dependent on employee performance score and salary will be used for classified staff.
Annual All-Staff Council Conference includes salute to Chillemi, Douvres, Medal and Muller.
The meetings are open to all campus community members; faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Budget and finance officials painted a sobering picture of the funding challenges facing the University of Colorado and higher education in the state during a lunch-and-learn program at the Anschutz Medical Campus. About 60 people attended the April 10 program, presented by CU Advocates, in the Trivisible Room. Featured speakers were Jeff Parker, vice chancellor [...]
Wade Thomas Cathey Jr., professor emeritus at CU-Boulder, received the 2013 Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize of the Optical Society (OSA). Cathey is being honored for seminal contributions to the field of computational optical imaging and its commercial application. … Rhonda Truesdale, a human resources and finance manager for the University of Colorado’s Anschutz [...]
They’re popping up in front yards, at community events and in front of city halls. They’re spinning statewide as the country recognizes Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month throughout April. They’re pinwheels, the centerpiece of the Pinwheels for Prevention campaign. The pinwheel represents Colorado’s efforts to change the way our state thinks about prevention, focusing on [...]
Paula Riggs, professor of psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been selected the 2013 recipient of the Kathleen Ann Mullen Award for “Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Adolescent Health and Medicine,” given by the Rocky Mountain Regional Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (RM-SAHM). The regional chapter’s [...]
Pete Watson, associate professor of medicine, has been appointed to the new position of Research Liaison between the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the Denver Veterans Administration Medical Center (Denver VAMC). This position was created to facilitate greater collaboration in clinical and basic research between the faculty at the two entities. Watson welcomes [...]
Jimmy Kim, associate professor in civil engineering at the CU Denver, has been invited by the American Composite Manufactures Association (ACMA) to deliver a lecture at the upcoming ACMA specialty conference (Corrosion, Mining, and Infrastructure) May 15-16 at the Denver Tech Center. His presentation will focus on his recent research findings regarding advanced composite materials [...]
CU president will deliver an update on the state of the university, followed by a question-and-answer session with audience members. All faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.
Although guns are used in over half of all American suicides, a new study shows that many emergency room doctors and nurses do not routinely ask suicidal patients about their access to firearms. “In our study, less than half of emergency room medical providers believe most or all suicides are preventable and many rarely ask [...]
By Dana Brandorff L.S. “Sam” Skaggs, whose unwavering support of pharmacy education and research helped transform the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences into one of the top pharmacy schools in the country, died March 21, 2013. He was 89. Skaggs built American Stores Company into a retail food-and-drug giant, but [...]
Written by Staff • Issue: April 4, 2013 • Campus: Anschutz Medical Campus • Tags: obituary, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Members of the University of Colorado Hospital Emergency Department were honored recently by the American Red Cross Mile High Region. The Emergency Room faculty and staff were recognized for their compassionate and outstanding response to the Aurora movie theater shooting. After a gunman opened fire in an Aurora movie theater on July 20, the University [...]
Huntington Potter, professor and director of Alzheimer’s Disease Research in the School of Medicine Department of Neurology and the Linda Crnic Institute for Down Syndrome, recently was inducted into the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) as a charter fellow. The research of Potter and his colleagues is devoted to laboratory and clinical investigation of neurodegenerative [...]