• Send a thank you card to our veterans

    School of Dental Medicine and Office of Veteran & Military Student Services launch effort

    Sometimes saying thank you to our veterans seems so small when their service is anything but that.… Full Story

    October 10, 2017
    Staff
  • Dental students treat underserved in ACTS Program

    Fourth-year students gain experience and give back

    When Matthew Iritani enters a dental office, it feels like home. As a boy, Iritani spent hours watching his father, Mark Iritani, DDS, an orthodontist, work with patients.… Full Story

    September 26, 2017
    Kathleen Bohland
    CU School of Dental Medicine doctor and student
  • A tale of friendship

    After homelessness and drugs, Army veteran finds inspiration through dental student and Heroes Clinic

    Willie Peterson is an Army veteran who has lived through his share of hard times. He has learned to cherish small blessings and pay attention to positive role models.… Full Story

    May 30, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Willie and Bill at the Heroes Clinic at CU Anschutz
  • 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.
  • Our students don chefs’ hats to further their education

    New Culinary Medicine/Dental Medicine class offers interdisciplinary education in cooking and nutrition

    On a recent Friday, Gabriela Andrade, a second-year dental student from the CU Anschutz School of Dental Medicine (SDM), was putting the finishing touches on a group project.… Full Story

    February 9, 2017
    Jennifer Loyd
  • Student's research in methadone clinics connects heroin, opioids

    Colorado draws on CU Anschutz public health and addiction experts to understand link between drugs, fight 'public health crisis'

    Lindsey Kato takes the opioid epidemic personally — the Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) alumna has lost eight friends to heroin overdoses.… Full Story

    February 9, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    methadone dose
  • Opioid epidemic leads to changes in prescription for pain

    School of Dental Medicine is among several CU Anschutz schools and colleges studying and fighting public health crisis

    Helping patients cope with severe pain is a priority for dentists and physicians, but the opioid epidemic requires health-care practitioners to face a balancing act.… Full Story

    February 3, 2017
    Michael Davidson
    Tablets on blue background medium
  • WWII vet receives hero's welcome at clinic

    Heroes Clinic in School of Dental Medicine continues to expand services

    Charles Walters doesn’t consider himself a hero, but the moment he enters the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine the retired Naval Captain and World War II veteran receives a hero’s welcome from the clinicians who will repair his chipped tooth.… Full Story

    February 1, 2017
    Chris Casey
    Charles Walters and Olga Hamilton at CU dental medicine school
  • CU Pre-Health Scholars participate in Community Strengthening Project

    A select group of young adults with an interest in pursuing health careers receive an introduction to the many diverse opportunities available to them through the CU Pre-Health Scholars Program (CUPS) at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora while they’re still in middle school and high school.… Full Story

    December 19, 2016
    Guest Contributor