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School of Medicine postdoc helps create database of women scientists

AURORA, Colo. (April 23, 2019) – A database of women scientists that was created a year ago by a team led by a CU School of Medicine postdoctoral fellow has grown to list more than 7,500 women and is featured in an article published today in PLOS Biology.


Author Staff | Publish Date April 23, 2019
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First-year MD/PhD student wins $250,000 award

The CU Anschutz Medical Campus conducts cutting-edge research that is advancing personalized medicine and making other important discoveries. Typically, the work is done by scientists whose credentials include a PhD and often other advanced degrees.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 22, 2019
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‘Mayor of Anschutz’ becomes lead ambassador

When it comes to smiling faces and warm dispositions on the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, they don’t come much sunnier than Ron Washington.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date April 02, 2019
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Chief medical officer addresses work, life and job security

On her bedroom wall, Jean Kutner, MD, MPH/MSPH, chief medical officer at the University of Colorado Hospital, associate dean for medical affairs and professor of medicine, has a framed sheet of first edition stamps featuring Elizabeth Blackwell, MD, one of the first female physicians and one of Kutner’s childhood heroes. “I remember writing book reports on her,” Kutner said. “Did I know that I was going to pursue a career having something to do with healthcare? Yeah, most likely. But this? This? Who knew?”


Author Staff | Publish Date March 08, 2019
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Physician burnout? It's an epidemic

When Marc Moss, MD, vice chair of clinical research for the Department of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine (SOM), delivers presentations about the growing epidemic of physician burnout he shows a clip from the “M*A*S*H” TV show. In the “Heal Thyself” episode, the Army hospital hosts a top-notch replacement surgeon who ends up breaking down amid the unabated stream of wounded soldiers. The strain builds until the surgeon finally crumples to the floor, rubbing his hands together and saying to no in particular, “The blood won’t come off.”


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date March 05, 2019
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Kathryn Wells, MD, named new director of Kempe Center

The Kempe Center and Kempe Foundation are pleased to announce Kathryn Wells, MD, as the new executive director of the center. A board certified specialist in child abuse pediatrics, Wells has dedicated her career to protecting children and families and building communities where children have the opportunity to thrive.


Author Staff | Publish Date February 28, 2019
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Researchers awarded grants for health studies

On Monday, researchers at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus were awarded multiple grants from the Rose Community Foundation to advance cardiology research as well as arthritis research and treatment. The one-time grantmaking is an initiative called “Heart and Soul,” awarding nearly $1.3 million to six organizations in the greater Denver area.


Author Julia Milzer | Publish Date February 25, 2019
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Rejuvenation and resource

Today’s fast-paced world tends to trigger angst and stress, leaving people in need of outlets that provide relief, tranquility and health. Dan Bessesen, MD, who was recently named director of the CU Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC), believes the center – a place of energy and wellness, connection and fun – can be a beacon of rejuvenation as well as community.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date February 12, 2019
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Unmatched mentor

It’s not a stretch to say that David Elm, PhD, who mentored more than a thousand University of Colorado pharmacy students over three decades, has perhaps contributed to the health of more Coloradans than any other health care professional in the state.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date February 08, 2019
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390,000 square feet of possibilities

Campus and The Anschutz Foundation leaders, shovels in hand, on Wednesday turned ground on which the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus takes another bold step toward revolutionizing health care for the region and the world.


Author Chris Casey | Publish Date January 31, 2019
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