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Philanthropy at Work: Jones and Federico

M. Douglas Jones Jr., M.D, his daughter Monica Federico, M.D., and son-in-law Steven Federico, M.D., decided to give $20,000 for a current-use diversity...
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Dean’s State of the School address: ‘Don’t think it hasn’t been fun’

The University of Colorado School of Medicine has excelled at its primary missions during the past year, Dean Richard D. Krugman, MD, reported last week in his...
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High-schooler makes meaningful contributions to Alzheimer’s disease research

When Anna Newman was a young child, her grandmother taught her how to identify day lilies by their Latin names. When Anna was 9, her grandmother was diagnosed...
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Nurse helps homeless adolescents, prepares future public health leaders

Scott Harpin, Ph.D., rarely hears back from the young people he works with at the Urban Peak shelter. And maybe that is a good thing. “If they’re not going...
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Gala raises over $170,000 for combat veterans at CU Denver, CU Anschutz

Army veterans who are now students at CU Denver and CU Anschutz enjoy dinner with their wives at the "Combat to Classroom" gala at The Liniger Building at CU...
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Five questions for Laura Borgelt

Whether she’s swimming the English Channel or navigating the sometimes rocky waters of shared governance, the new chair of Faculty Council remains committed in...
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Beyond all odds, a doctor

Carmen Vandal, M.D., doesn’t have time to organize clothing drives, deliver strollers to new mothers and make house calls to struggling refugees in Aurora. But...
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Luncheon celebrates UPI’s commitment to scholarships

University Physicians Inc. is a quiet but powerful force on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Dedicated to providing business operations and administrative...
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Five questions for Ben Miller

A new interdisciplinary policy center on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus will focus on behavioral health in primary care and how to better deliver comprehensive...
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Mini Med School goes global – and free

For years, on CU campuses, people have enjoyed the live CU Mini Med School. Now, it goes online for everyone in the world, as the CU Anschutz Medical Campus’s...
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Commitment to service – at home and abroad – earns Chase Faculty Community Service Award for CU doctor

An internationally known expert in pediatric endocrinology, Philip Zeitler's research has contributed greatly to the world’s understanding of pediatric Type 2...
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Study: For some African-American women, hair care a potential barrier to exercise

According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately four out of five black women are overweight or obese and 36 percent meet physical activity...
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Marcy Benson a tireless advocate for Anschutz Medical Campus

Perhaps the most relentless advocate, and prodigious fundraiser, at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is someone who doesn't even work there.
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Q&A with Richard Krugman, M.D., School of Medicine

School of Medicine Dean Richard Krugman, MD, announced in January that he would step down as Dean when a search for his successor is completed. To honor his...
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CU’s alumnus, Qatar’s doctor

In honor of her husband, Rachel Hajar gave a gift to the CU School of Medicine, establishing a visiting scholar program in cardiology. The program will focus...
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CU doctors top 5280 Magazine list of top docs

Faculty from the University of Colorado School of Medicine filled more than half the roster of 5280 Magazine’s Top Doctors issue for 2014 – an honor that is...
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Denver philanthropist Frederic C. Hamilton donates $3 million to CU Anschutz

He committed his support for research and patient care with a multi-year, $3 million gift in May to support two major campus initiatives.
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CU Cancer Center helps to speed drug approvals

Lung cancer patient Michael Moore, right, shares a laugh with his physician, Dr. D. Ross Camidge, MD, PhD, in the Cancer Pavilion at University of Colorado...
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TV shines spotlight on Anschutz Health and Wellness Center

For anyone wanting to be completely surprised as Tuesday night’s season premiere of “Extreme Weight Loss” unfolded, Charita Smith was a strutting, smiling...
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Students start next chapter of lives at commencement ceremonies

The skies cleared Friday morning, bathing the Anschutz Medical Campus in bright sunshine after days of drenching rains and swirling winds. It couldn't have...
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Stories of support shared at CU Anschutz Medical Campus

On May 15, nearly 100 current and retired CU Anschutz Medical Campus faculty and staff attended an annual luncheon honoring peers who make financial gifts to...
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For career changers, CU-Boulder program offers potential path to School of Medicine

The University of Colorado Boulder’s Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program is finishing its third year with an expected 16 nontraditional students one step...
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McCrimmon in the habit of helping others

A casual conversation and a desire to be “part of the solution” inspired the division manager of surgery/urology at the School of Medicine to reach out to an...
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CU finding immense value in MOOCs

Nearly a year after introducing a partnership between the university and online technology platform Coursera, the benefits of offering massive open online...
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Mary Mercer bequest to help medical students in need

With only $250 to her name for tuition upon enrolling in the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1932, Mary E. Mercer (’43) several times had to...

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