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Debra Melani


Campus Life

Amy Barton leaves administrative post – and legacy – behind

During her 22 years as associate dean of Clinical and Community Affairs, Professor Amy Barton spearheaded the creation of the University of Colorado College of Nursing’s clinical enterprise. The string of health centers target everyone from CU Anschutz Medical Campus students to the Denver area’s most at-risk populations.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date August 29, 2019
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Patient Care

Helicopter crash victim reflects on life-saving medical care

Amanda Repsher vividly recalls watching flight nurses load her husband on board a helicopter. Less than two hours earlier, his own crew’s helicopter had crashed during a failed takeoff, erupting into a ball of flames and scorching nearly all of Dave Repsher’s body.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date July 09, 2019
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Campus Life

Room with a view

Tucked down a quiet hallway on the fourth floor of Education 2 North, a room nearly overflows with vintage artifacts. Starched, floor-length uniforms that look more like gowns highlight the assortment of nursing relics, from 19th-century class pins and yearbooks to antiquated textbooks and medical instruments.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date October 18, 2018
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Lack of diversity in medical studies can cost lives

Two welcome guests Lina Cheuy, chair of PDRD and chief communications officer for the Postdoc Association, and Jennifer Major, member of this year’s PDRD planning committee and next year’s PDRD chair, welcome guests with a smile.

Author Debra Melani | Publish Date September 11, 2018
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Research

Liver clinic targets silent epidemic with team approach

After watching the cafeteria lady’s husband die under his team’s care, Thomas Jensen, MD, began focusing on preventing the scenario from happening again. The patient, who had been unknowingly suffering from liver disease, had lost all function of the organ, leaving Jensen and his colleagues nearly helpless.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date September 06, 2018
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Research

Lifestyle makeover: Wellness Center study fuels transformation

With the words “morbidly obese” ringing in her ears and the thrill of crossing a 5K finish line fresh in her mind, Emily Cooley’s eyes stopped short on a Facebook post. The Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC) needed recruits for a weight-loss study. Having just been counseled by her doctor about the gravity of her weight, Cooley took it as a sign.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date August 31, 2018
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Celebrating variety: First-ever Diversity Showcase packs Krugman Hall

Once they’d hung up their lab coats and pushed in their chairs, an impressive cross-section of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus came together after work recently, filling the Krugman Conference Hall in what organizers called a dynamic show of dedication and celebration.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date April 26, 2018
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Firefighters learn 'reality' of virtual world

VR BugEditor’s note: This is the second in a periodic series of CU Anschutz Today articles focused on the potential of virtual reality technology in the medical setting. With its unique attributes, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus could lead the way in ensuring responsible and effective implementation of the gaming technology in health care.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date April 26, 2018
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Innovation

CU Anschutz poised to lead VR's health care integration

Editor’s note: This is the first in a periodic series of CU Anschutz Today articles focused on the potential of virtual reality technology in the medical setting. With its unique attributes, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus could lead the way in ensuring responsible and effective implementation of the gaming technology in health care. 


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date April 19, 2018
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A sign of the future: Bioscience 3 heralded for innovation to come

Recognized as much for its symbolism as for the structure it will become, the imminent Bioscience 3 building on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus was hailed in high fashion during a groundbreaking ceremony on April 3.


Author Debra Melani | Publish Date April 04, 2018
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