• The U.S. has experienced a spike in violent and unintentional injuries

    Increase reversed earlier positive trends, reasons remain unknown

    The U.S. has experienced a disturbing increase in violent and unintentional injuries over the last few years, reversing positive gains made in the 1980s and 1990s, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Denver Health Medical Center.… Full Story

    August 1, 2018
    David Kelly
  • Students devise strategies to combat suicide

    Teams spanning academic disciplines participate in public health case competition

    November 15, 2017
    Blair Ilsley
    Students participating in Public Health Case Competition
  • In Colorado, self-harm is leading cause of death in new mothers

    Researchers urge more mental health care for new mothers after delivery

    December 8, 2016
    Nathan Gill
    Mothers and Child
  • $10 million pledge starts National Behavioral Health Innovation Center

    Colorado’s newest center dedicated to improving mental and behavioral health

    Colorado’s newest center dedicated to improving mental and behavioral health has been established with a $10 million five-year commitment from The Anschutz Foundation, one of the largest program pledges in the history of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    March 25, 2016
    David Kelly
  • Only about half of suicidal patients asked if they have access to guns

    Emergency department doctors often reluctant, missing chance to save lives

    Despite national guidelines urging emergency department doctors to ask suicidal patients if they have access to firearms or other lethal implements, only about half actually do, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.… Full Story

    March 21, 2016
    David Kelly
  • Raising the bar in military and veteran care

    Pearl’s experience in military, healthcare and academia leads to creation of new specialization

    November 10, 2015
    Steven Barcus
    Pearl and Elwell cut ribbon at 911th Aeromedicat Staging Facility