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Research    Patient Care

Transforming Health Care in Orthopedics

Author Guest Contributor | Publish Date November 07, 2019

For the orthopedics team at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, simply meeting current standards of care is not sufficient.

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Education    Community

CU Anschutz Stands With DACA Students and Their Families

Today may be unnerving for some of our campus community, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Since 2012, roughly 700,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children have been protected from deportation by DACA, which enables access to education and work visas for many young undocumented immigrants.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish DateNovember 15, 2019
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Education

Students Tackle Vaping Epidemic in Public Health Case Competition

The challenge posed to competitors in this year’s public health case competition centered on vaping: develop a proposal for a $2 million grant, over three years, for a multi-disciplinary task force to develop an initiative aimed at addressing the youth vaping epidemic in Colorado.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish DateNovember 15, 2019
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Research    Patient Care    Press Releases

Researchers Create Model to Predict Children Likely to Go Into Septic Shock

Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have developed a unique model allowing them to predict which children arriving in emergency departments are most likely to go into septic shock, a life-threatening condition.


Author David Kelly | Publish DateNovember 13, 2019
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Patient Care    veterans

Heroes Clinic a ‘Godsend’ For Veterans Seeking Dental Care

John Berdeaux came up with a simple solution to his complex dental problem: chew a Chiclet and put it where his front tooth should be.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish DateNovember 13, 2019
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CU Anschutz In the News

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Synthetic Form of Vitamin E is Being Heated, Inhaled and Causing Serious Health Issues

9News
Publish DateNovember 15, 2019

Dr. Laura Borgelt from the CU Skaggs Schools of Pharmacy explains the impact of Vitamin E being heated and inhaled. Vitamin C can be used as an agent that is added to THC and nicotine products and causes severe lung injury. There are almost 2,200 cases as of yesterday. 

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CBS4 Denver

Struggle Is What Creates Strength’: Veteran Who Suffered Traumatic Brain Injury Now Helps Others With Recovery

CBS4 Denver
Publish DateNovember 12, 2019

A veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who suffered two traumatic brain injuries while overseas now serves as a resource for others trying to recover from the same experience at the Marcus Institute for Brain Health at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Dr. James Kelly is the executive director of the Marcus Institute for Brain Health on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. Milo said Kelly helped him to recover from his traumatic brain injury (TBI) and that eventually lead him to work for the doctor at the institute. 

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CBS4 Denver

Sheridan School District’s Clinic Helps Students Beyond Health Care Needs

CBS4 Denver
Publish DateNovember 12, 2019

A partnership between the Sheridan School District and CU’s College of Nursing is improving access to health care for students. The reach of the medical staff goes far beyond those appointments. Integrating the clinic into the Sheridan School campus provides access that Superintendent Pat Sandos says is invaluable for his community. “We have 1,350 kids, about 85% are free and reduced in some form and then we have a homeless population that’s about one out of four kids,” he said.

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9News

Marine Staff Sergeant, Air Force Second Lieutenant Become Patient, Doctor at Heroes Clinic

9News
Publish DateNovember 11, 2019

Dental students serve veterans at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. As a decorated Vietnam veteran on a fixed income, Berdeaux qualified to get discounted care from the dental students at the CU School of Dental Medicine through its Heroes Clinic on the Anschutz Medical Campus. “And then I found out he was in the military," Berdeaux said. "There’s an immediate bond between anyone that serves. It doesn’t matter where, what unit you are. There’s a bond that’s just there. That provided a trust that he didn’t have to earn it was just there." 

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