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 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 [...]
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 [...]
Gregory Tung, Colorado School of Public Health assistant professor of Health Systems, Management and Policy, was named the new senior editor for Injury Prevention Editor’s Blog. Published by BMJ Group, Injury Prevention is an international peer-reviewed journal. The journal features articles on the science, policy and public health practice of injury prevention. The Editor’s Blog [...]
Lon Abbott, University of Colorado Boulder geoscientist, and his wife, Terri Cook, recently discussed their new book, “Geology Underfoot Along Colorado’s Front Range,” at the Boulder Bookstore. Abbott and Cook narrate the Front Range’s tale, from its humble beginnings as a flat seafloor through several ghostly incarnations as a towering mountain range. The book’s 21 [...]
Three-dimensional printing technology that President Obama touted in his recent State of the Union speech is already being used in a University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus laboratory. Now, thanks to a $600,000 capital equipment grant from the Veterans Administration, the CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus/VA Biomechatronics Development Laboratory is home to [...]
Officials cut the ribbon on the 17th Place-Interstate 225 interchange Monday morning, ushering in an important and long-anticipated access point to the Anschutz Medical Campus. The bridge is expected to open for public use by March 1. About 40 people attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the interchange, which will offer full access of I-225 via East 17th Place, just north of Colfax Avenue. Vice President for Health [...]
Lisa Simpson has been named the recipient of the prestigious Chancellor’s John J. Conger Lectureship and Visiting Professorship. She will be at Children’s Hospital Colorado and the Anschutz Medical campus March 7-8. Simpson is the president and chief executive officer for AcademyHealth, the leading national organization serving the fields of health services and policy research [...]
Colorado Springs voters agreed Tuesday to lease Memorial to University of Colorado Health.
The University of Colorado School of Medicine has once again dominated the list of Top Docs in 5280 Magazine for 2012. The list includes 222 faculty and staff members from the CU School of Medicine out of 337 top doctors rated in the Denver metro area. View our Top Docs 2012 list from 5280 Magazine. [...]
A robust discussion about facilities, transportation, collaboration and other topics took place July 12 as the Anschutz Medical Campus Master Plan moved into its second phase, starting with a visioning forum to gather “big picture” ideas for the world-class campus. The forum at Education 2 drew about 100 people, including faculty, staff, students and representatives from [...]
The maternal and child health division within the Colorado School of Public Health’s Center for Global Health was designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center for Promoting Family and Child Health. The division, which is a partnership between Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is one [...]
In a time of decreased state funding, the university must seek support elsewhere to continue to pursue and fulfill its mission. A cross section of nearly 60 faculty and staff from Denver Campus schools, colleges and departments met Friday in the Terrace Room at the Lawrence Street Center with Chancellor Don Elliman, CU Foundation Vice President Matt [...]
Although he is an internationally known expert in pediatric endocrinology who has made substantial contributions to the understanding of Type 2 diabetes, Philip Zeitler, M.D., Ph.D., wasn’t always interested in the subject.
Note: This story first appeared as an update to CU Connections on Feb. 2.
The Colorado Springs City Council on Tuesday voted 9-0 to proceed with negotiations with the University of Colorado Hospital on the lease negotiations with Memorial Hospital.
The University of Colorado Hospital is leading a partnership group that was unanimously selected for consideration to operate Colorado Springs’ Memorial Hospital, which is now run by the city.
The UCH proposal includes establishing a branch medical campus at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, which School of Medicine officials have been exploring for nearly two years
The University of Colorado School of Medicine should launch a 12- to 18-month process to rethink how it is organized, Dean Richard Krugman, M.D., said recently in his 20th annual State of the School address. These are tough times, the dean said, with federal and state support stalled – at best – and clinical competition [...]
University of Colorado Experiential Learning Internships give CU students a chance to learn about a career field from the inside, apply what they’ve learned in the classroom, develop skills and gain exposure to real world problems and issues.
During Fall Forums for faculty, staff and students on Oct. 17 at the Anschutz Medical Campus and Oct. 18 at CU Denver, University of Colorado Denver Chancellor Jerry Wartgow opened his presentation by spotlighting a year of accomplishments and offering perspective on the significance of the university to the city and the state. These accomplishments are [...]
James DeGregori, Ph.D., investigator at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, says cancer cells “have fallback pathways.” “You may hit them hard in one spot,” he says, “but they often find ways to eke by.” With the help of three [...]
The upheaval of the Vietnam War had a profound impact on the doctor, recently recognized for her work and volunteering by a local nonprofit.
The University of Colorado Boulder is receiving $6.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention to fund a five-year effort to reduce youth violence in Denver’s Montbello neighborhood. The effort will be led by CU-Boulder’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence, which CDC also named a National Academic Center for [...]
Jeffrey Cain, associate professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, has been chosen president-elect of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), an organization that represents 100,300 physicians and medical students nationwide. He previously has served three years as a member of the AAFP Board of Directors. Cain was elected by the Congress [...]
Strolling across the Anschutz Medical Campus, you might expect to see individuals wearing stethoscopes and scrubs. Seeing about two dozen young Japanese women wearing distinct black robes with colorful bands might cause double-takes. The CU College of Nursing recently hosted 16 nursing students and six faculty from the Japanese Red Cross Hiroshima College of Nursing. [...]
Marion Sills, M.D., is an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and an attending physician in the emergency department at Children’s Hospital Colorado.