DIVISION NEWS, ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND AWARDS
Lilia Cervantes, MD, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine received the Dr. Virgilio Licona Community Health Leadership Award from the Colorado Health Foundation, recognizing her work to improve access to care for undocumented immigrants. The award was presented as a painting by Denver artist Arlette Lucero.
Fernando Holguin, MD, professor of medicine in the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine, received the Scientific Achievement Award from the Assembly on Allergy, Immunology & Inflammation at the American Thoracic Society meeting.
Christine Jones, MD, associate professor of medicine; and Amy Yu, MD assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine and their co-authors were selected for the Distinguished Professor of Geriatrics Best Poster Award at SGIM in Orlando, Florida in April 2022, for their poster “Risk factors for 6-month mortality in Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure discharged with home health services”
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus recently held a reception honoring faculty who have been with the university for 25 years. This year, honorees from 2020, 2021 and 2022 were recognized in person and presented with medals. We congratulate all Department of Medicine faculty who were honored.
MILESTONES, APPOINTMENTS, NEW EMPLOYEES
Dr. Eckel is a Professor of Medicine Emeritus with appointments in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes and Division of Cardiology, and former Charles A. Boettcher II Endowed Chair in Atherosclerosis. In addition to his contributions and service at CU and among many other professional accomplishments, Dr. Eckel is past president of the following: American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association (Medicine and Science), the Obesity Society, and the Association of Patient Oriented Research.
We thank the Eckels for their generosity and for this investment in the future of medicine.
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