• School of Medicine faculty featured in 5280 Magazine's Top Docs issue

    The annual “Top Docs” list is a patient’s guide to top medical care in Denver  Members of University of Colorado Denver’s School of Medicine faculty landed 190 out of the 280 Top Doctor slots in 5280: Denver’s Magazine’s annual selection of the Denver metro area’s best physicians.… Full Story

    September 29, 2009
    Caitlin Jenney
  • Vitamin D and Elderly Health

    A new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Denver and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) shows vitamin D plays a vital role in reducing the risk of death associated with older age.… Full Story

    September 21, 2009
    Jacque Montgomery
  • Researchers study dangers of pedestrian environment

    Researchers create unique model for assessing pedestrian risk of motor vehicle accidents Public health campaigns have recently been promoting walking among adults and children due in particular to the rise of diabetes and obesity in the United States.… Full Story

    September 15, 2009
    Caitlin Jenney
  • Post-doctoral fellow awarded AAAS Science & Technology Fellowship

    Class of Fellows is the largest cohort in the program’s history—nearly 20 percent increase Erica McCoy of University of Colorado Denver’s School of Medicine has received a 2009-2010 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellowship.… Full Story

    August 31, 2009
    Guest Contributor
  • New Findings on Effective Interventions in Weight Loss

    Two thirds of the American population is overweight or obese. A recent study showed the medical cost of obesity for 2008 to be as high as $147 billion and also found that obesity leads to many other medical problems including diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke.… Full Story

    August 26, 2009
    Jackie Brinkman
  • News Release

    Researcher gets $650,000 for breast cancer research

    Gift brings total giving from Avon to $7 million Kate Horwitz, PhD, a breast cancer researcher at the University of Colorado Cancer Center and distinguished professor of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, has received $650,000 from the Avon Foundation for Women in support of various breast cancer outreach and research programs.… Full Story

    July 7, 2009