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  • Data on gun violence would save lives — just like it has for car crashes

    Apr 8, 2021
    Enacting firearm-related legislation alone won’t solve the problem of firearm-related injuries and deaths — nor will education, nor will engineering. We need them all — and we need the research to inform them all. We need to engage varied voices in these discussions. We need to move away from vilifying the “other side” and instead embrace the fact that all of us want to keep our friends and loved ones safe from harm.
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  • Center for COMBAT Research testing BioSticker to predict COVID-19 infections

    Mar 31, 2021
    The Center for COMBAT Research is recruiting study participants to test whether a locally-made BioSticker can detect presymptomatic or asymptomatic COVID-19 infection before patients get tested.
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  • Dr. Ginde leads effort to reach and treat Coloradans with COVID-19

    Mar 18, 2021
    A new $8.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will fuel a statewide project to improve care of patients affected by COVID-19. Adit Ginde, MD, MPH, Professor of Emergency Medicine is leading a team of researchers from the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to test the real-world effectiveness of monoclonal antibody treatment for high-risk COVID-19 outpatients.
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  • Drs. Perman and Lavonas Help Write AHA Guidelines for Opioid-Associated Cardiac Arrest

    Mar 8, 2021
    Opioid-Associated Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Distinctive Clinical Features and Implications for Health Care and Public Responses: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
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  • Dr. Jacqueline Ward-Gaines celebrates Dr. Justina Ford

    Feb 19, 2021
    The young Black woman doctor came to Denver eager to practice medicine in 1902, but authorities refused to recognize Dr. Justina Ford or give her privileges at the city’s hospital. When Dr. Jacqueline Ward-Gaines thinks about Ford, she is absolutely awestruck. Ward-Gaines is the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Educational Lead at the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine. She says the health disparities between Black and White Americans are rooted in centuries of racism.
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