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July 2020

Unsung Heroes on the COVID-19 Front Lines

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Pictured above is (L-R) Dr. Robert Page, Department of Clinical Pharmacy; Alison Novak, PGY2 critical care resident, Courtney Shakowski, UCH cardiology critical care pharmacist. Shakowski is seen helping Novak into her PPE respirator before entering a COVID-19 patient’s room. 

As the coronavirus pandemic grows, so does the reliance on health care workers around the world. From social media salutes to neighborhood parades, the world is finding innovative ways to applaud the efforts of the medical community on the front line of the fight against COVID-19. Read More

CU Pharmacy first in Colorado to offer graduate-level cannabis education

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Success of introductory course indicated a need for advanced medical and science education

Industry analysts say the market size of cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals could generate up to $2 billion by the end of 2020 — and legal sales could earn up to $23 billion by 2025. The Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry reports that 6,694 patients received a physician certification for medical cannabis in the month of April alone, bringing the total number of medical cannabis users on the state’s registry to more than 80,000.  Read More