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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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Campus Life

What You Need to Know About CU Anschutz’s Weather Closures

“If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes.” That’s one of the first things heard from Coloradans who’ve become accustomed to the unpredictable weather.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish DateNovember 12, 2019
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Patient Care    veterans

Veteran pops The Question in style

Few moments in life are as vivid as the heart-pounding instant in which you pop, or receive, The Question. Not for Spencer Milo.


Author Chris Casey | Publish DateNovember 11, 2019
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Research    Community

Fashion Show Raises $2.5 Million for Down Syndrome Research

Down syndrome is the least-funded major genetic condition in the United States. The Global Down Syndrome Foundation strives to change this pattern by holding a variety of events – its most high-profile being the “Be Beautiful Be Yourself Fashion Show” – to raise awareness and funds for research.  


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish DateNovember 07, 2019
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Research    Press Releases

University of Colorado Anschutz, Boulder Campuses to Expand Research Collaboration

A new era of research collaboration is unfolding at the University of Colorado. The University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus are moving forward together on a bold plan to enhance research collaborations with the aim of generating knowledge that improves human health and spurs innovation and economic development.


Author Guest Contributor | Publish DateNovember 07, 2019
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CU Anschutz In the News

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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KUNC

With Dementia Comes Tough Decisions, Including What To Do About Guns. A New Website Could Help

KUNC
Publish DateNovember 06, 2019

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus researchers launched a website to help people make difficult decisions about living with dementia. An estimated 5 million people in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. The new online resource, Safety in Dementia, is intended to help caregivers — or, if possible, people in the early stages of dementia — plan for the future before the illness progresses to the point where, for example, a person with Alzheimer’s disease mistakes their spouse for an intruder and reaches for a firearm.

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