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Blair Ilsley


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 Date November 07, 2019
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Education

Students Enjoy Hands-On Experience in Another Healthcare Discipline

Thirty first-year students from a variety of schools at CU Anschutz attended the third annual CU School of Dental Medicine Interprofessional Open House on a recent evening. Attendees enjoyed an exclusive look into the lives of CU dental students. They toured the expansive dental facility and even drilled fake cavities.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date October 30, 2019
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Campus Life

Is the Fitzsimons Building Haunted?

The Fitzsimons Building stands in stately fashion in the center of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. Its art-deco stylings from the ’40s sharply contrast with the campus’s gleaming, state-of-the-art research buildings. Its walls could tell a million stories — and, at times, it seems they eerily do.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date October 30, 2019
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Innovation    Education

Public health ethics toolkit offers unique resource

Is the area of public health ethics different from research ethics?


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date October 01, 2019
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Patient Care    Education

Health workers aim to put end to hepatitis A outbreak

Allison Seidel, MPH, who is pursuing a DrPH in epidemiology at the Colorado School of Public Health, is taking the fight against hepatitis A to the front lines in Denver through an innovative mobile clinic with one goal: end the outbreak.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date September 24, 2019
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Research

Book focuses on 'the how' of implementing integrated healthcare

For decades, mental health was largely divorced from physical health. While this perspective has changed, primary care physicians continue the challenging task of revising their practices to encompass mental and behavioral healthcare.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date June 26, 2019
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Research

Research projects emphasize improved outcomes in pediatrics

An array of innovative ideas – from devising a way to speed medications to sepsis patients to creating a standardized process that better secures epidural catheters to children – were on display at the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI) biannual pediatric poster session.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date June 05, 2019
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Bioethics during times of war: Where are we today?

World War II came with cruelties the world had never seen. The atrocities committed by medical providers in Nazi Germany permanently shaped present-day medical ethics.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date May 20, 2019
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Patient Care

Surgeon's work spans saving limbs to curbing the need for opioids

Matt Iorio, MD, has found a new professional home at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus after training at many prestigious universities and hospitals across the United States. He specializes in microvascular surgery that involves saving limbs of traumatically injured patients. When he is not treating patients, Iorio studies alternatives to one of the leading causes of addiction in America — opioids.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date April 04, 2019
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CU Anschutz 360: Tzu Phang talks data science, favorite food and book he's reading

Tzu Phang, PhD, is an associate professor in the CU School of Medicine and the Colorado School of Public Health. Better known as Tzu by his students, he teaches and demystifies data science. Outside of the classroom, he advises scientists across campus in designing and analyzing datasets. He also hosts a bi-weekly bioinformatics journal club every other Friday.


Author Blair Ilsley | Publish Date March 14, 2019
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