• Jankowski awarded NIH funding for bone density study

    Project to test exercise and a hormone therapy for older women

    Approximately 46 percent (21 million) of older women in the United States have low bone mass, a condition that increases the risk of fracture, disability, and death, but may also be reversible.… Full Story

    September 12, 2017
    Nathan Gill
    Kathy Jankowski, CU College of Nursing
  • Being a good neighbor

    CU Denver and CU Anschutz students help residents of Denver Meadows

    Virginia Visconti is always looking for ways to advance community-campus partnerships. As the community practice specialist for the Center for Public Health Practice, Colorado School of Public Health, Visconti, PhD, identified an important collaboration to engage students and faculty, from both CU Denver and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    May 22, 2017
    Kathleen Bohland
    Brenda Gutierrez and her four children
  • Tragedy turns into advocacy

    Patient advocates visit campus to promote a culture of communication and consent

    On a recent Wednesday afternoon on the Anschutz Medical Campus, students in the Interprofessional Education and Development (IPED) course welcomed some special visitors to their classrooms: patients, acting as advocates, were there to speak about how future health care professionals can empower patients to be health care partners.… Full Story

    March 30, 2017
    Jennifer Loyd
    Advocate Patty Skolnik speaks to students in the IPED course.
  • Help wanted: Doulas

    College of Nursing Doula Program will connect families with childbirth support

    When CU Denver student Angela Bogart-Monteith and her partner Misha found out they were pregnant with their son in 2016, they were overjoyed.… Full Story

    February 11, 2017
    Jennifer Loyd
    CU Denver student Angela Bogart-Monteith (left) and her partner Misha hiking with their son
  • C-P.A.W.W. to study veterans and shelter dogs walking together

    Canines may be an invaluable resource to veterans coping with post-traumatic stress

    The Canines Providing Assistance to Wounded Warriors team (C-P.A.W.W.), a small nonprofit veterans’ health research initiative based at the University of Colorado College of Nursing at the Anschutz Medical Campus, recently received funding to conduct an innovative study to evaluate how shelter dogs physically and psychologically impact veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.… Full Story

    December 20, 2016
    Nathan Gill
  • Students take on opioid abuse

    Team with idea for mobile clinic takes the top prize at case study competition

    Opioid abuse is one of the nation’s most severe public health crises. The problem strikes close to home, with nearly 900 Coloradans dying of intentional or unintentional drug overdoses in 2014.… Full Story

    November 29, 2016
    Michael Davidson
  • CU in the Community kicks off with visit with veterans

    Annual program encourages faculty, staff and students to spend part of workday volunteering with colleagues during holiday season

    With the holiday season about to begin, the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus once again is asking faculty, staff, students and alumni to volunteer for local organizations as part of the CU in the Community campaign.… Full Story

    November 18, 2016
    Michael Davidson
  • Researchers to create Veterans' Action League

    Veterans and CU working together

    A pioneering community engagement project for veterans is set to begin this month, kick-starting an innovative campaign to include the input of veterans, researchers and community members in the evolving dialogue around ways to improve veteran health care.… Full Story

    November 10, 2016
    Nathan Gill
    CU Anschutz Medical Campus, Building 500
  • Campus celebrates promotion and tenure

    CU Denver and CU Anschutz leadership, faculty and staff gathered to honor the accomplishments of 245 university colleagues at the annual Promotion and Tenure Luncheon.… Full Story

    September 8, 2016
    Steven Barcus
    Chancellor Elliman