Category Archives: Health and wellness

We drive health care innovation, delivery and education for Colorado and beyond. We improve health by treating and curing disease through research and innovation.

Advancing Discoveries to Speed Intervention



The Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus builds the research teams of the future to speed the development of new treatments and improve human health. CU on the Air host Emily Davies and former CU President Mark Kennedy speak with Dr. Ron Sokol, director of CCTSI and … Continue reading Advancing Discoveries to Speed Intervention


Colorado’s Best Minds + CU Innovators = A Better Future



While patents and business papers are an important aspect in scientific discovery, it’s not until that research is making a positive impact in society that it truly matters. Today on the President’s Innovation Podcast, President Mark Kennedy and host Emily Davies speak with serial entrepreneur, Stan Lapidus, about his accomplishments and insights on business collaboration … Continue reading Colorado’s Best Minds + CU Innovators = A Better Future


CU Innovations Brings Sciences from Inception to Implementation



CU Innovations brings together some of the greatest minds of several academic fields at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and beyond to work across disciplines to benefit health and wellness in the larger communities. In today’s episode of the President’s Innovation Podcast, a CU on the Air series, we talk with Kimberly Muller, … Continue reading CU Innovations Brings Sciences from Inception to Implementation


Building CU’s Strength through Diversity



Although perhaps well meaning, many diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives have fallen short or have even done more harm than good. DEI is a top priority at University of Colorado, and CU is prioritizing what system shifts are needed to enact and sustain success. How do we attract, retain and graduate diverse students? How do … Continue reading Building CU’s Strength through Diversity


Honoring CU’s First African American School of Medicine Graduate



Endowed scholarship will benefit underrepresented medical students Charles J. Blackwood was born and raised in Trinidad, a small town in southern Colorado. After he graduated from high school there, he thought of running off to join a band. But his family, seeing his academic talent and potential, encouraged college instead. He stayed local, graduating with … Continue reading Honoring CU’s First African American School of Medicine Graduate


Assisting COVID Survivors through Tele-rehab ‘AFTER’ Discharge



NOTE: Coloradans age 35 and older who have been recently discharged from the hospital with COVID infection interested in taking part in the AFTER program can go to movement4everyone.com or call (303) 724-9590. There is no cost to patients and rehab equipment is available. As the deaths from COVID-19 in the United States hovers near … Continue reading Assisting COVID Survivors through Tele-rehab ‘AFTER’ Discharge


Top 5 Episodes of 2020: Learning, Growing Through Adversity



As we welcome 2021, CU on the Air looks back on 2020 to highlight our Top 5 shows. Not surprisingly, three of the five most popular podcasts were COVID-19 related. The other two were about CU in space, and the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion. As we navigate the coronavirus, there’s a great need … Continue reading Top 5 Episodes of 2020: Learning, Growing Through Adversity


Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Trial at CU Anschutz Shows 94.5% Efficacy



UPDATE: Moderna has requested emergency use authorization from the FDA, and the vaccine could be available to high-risk populations as early as the end of December. More than a quarter million people in the United States and some 3,100 Coloradans have died of COVID-19 as of this date, but good news is on the horizon. … Continue reading Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Trial at CU Anschutz Shows 94.5% Efficacy


Sláinte! We Toast UCCS Professor Janel Owens’ Whiskey Research



CU On The Air welcomes Janel Owens, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. While she teaches courses and applied analytical chemistry, including environmental chemistry and forensic chemistry, Owens is also a certified whiskey chemist with the Federal Alcohol Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau. The TTB, … Continue reading Sláinte! We Toast UCCS Professor Janel Owens’ Whiskey Research


Mind the Brain, You Can’t Go Without It



As we navigate the coronavirus, there’s a great need for frank discussions about psychiatric disorders as the weeks and months roll on. CU on the Air host Ken McConnellogue speaks with Dr. Neill Epperson about her weekly podcast, Mind the Brain, which explores the many aspects of mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Epperson … Continue reading Mind the Brain, You Can’t Go Without It