• Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic

    State leaders discuss concerns at Skaggs School of Pharmacy

    October 7, 2014
    Laura Parker
  • A family’s loss turns into a message about drug interactions

    Scholarship established at University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy

    May 5, 2014
  • A better drug test

    Anschutz Medical Campus start-up plans to keep business at home

    ​by Vicki Hildner | University Communications The low-slung brick building at the far east end of the Anschutz Medical Campus doesn’t offer any hint about the work going on within: a unique private-public collaboration intent on bringing revenue measured in the millions—even billions—back to the university.… Full Story

    August 19, 2013
    Vicki Hildner
  • Riggs to be recognized for work in adolescent substance abuse treatment

    AURORA, Colo. – Paula Riggs, MD, professor of psychiatry, School of Medicine, has been selected the 2013 recipient of the Kathleen Ann Mullen Award for “Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Adolescent Health and Medicine,” given by the Rocky Mountain Regional Chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (RM-SAHM).… Full Story

    April 4, 2013
    Danielle Zieg
  • New program to curb opioid prescription drug overdoses

    Created by physicians and insurers, first in Colorado

    February 12, 2013
    David Kelly
  • Thurstone given award for work in drug control

    October 25, 2012
    Danielle Zieg
  • PSA campaign to address opioid dependence

    Colorado School of Public Health and Pinnacol Assurance team up to address misuse

    DENVER (Oct. 4, 2012) – The Colorado School of Public Health and Pinnacol Assurance are taking a significant step in addressing the rising rates of death from opioid pain relievers by creating training that focuses on safe prescribing practices and intervention strategies to improve physicians’ understanding of the best practices that help prevent the health risks and issues associated with these drugs.… Full Story

    October 5, 2012
    Guest Contributor
  • Record-setting collection expected for RX Disposal

    About a ton of unused or expired medication is anticipated

    By Chris Casey | University Communications AURORA, Colo. – The third annual RX Disposal day at the Anschutz Medical Campus is expected to bring in a record-setting ton of outdated, unused or expired medications.… Full Story

    April 24, 2012
    Chris Casey