Colorado School of Public Health received $1.9 million to research mental health care options for underserved cancer patients

Lung, head and neck cancer patients are at heightened risk for depression and anxiety, especially when they are un- or under-insured.

Evelinn Borrayo will lead the team from Colorado School of Public Health. (Courtesy of CU Anschutz)
Evelinn Borrayo will lead the team from Colorado School of Public Health. (Courtesy of CU Anschutz)

The Colorado School of Public Health at CU Anschutz received a $1.9 million grant to increase access to mental health services for needy Coloradans suffering from lung, head and neck cancers.

The grant is part of a $152.8 million fund from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, allocated to research conditions that impose high burdens on patients, caregivers and the overall health care system.





StartUp Health chose Colorado for a new partnership that will cultivate area healthcare startups

StartUp Health, the organization behind a massive entrepreneurial healthcare effort, has chosen Denver to be its second regional network affiliate — after Finland.

Toby Krout speaks during mental health panel for Denver Startup Week. (Chloe Aiello/Denverite)
Denver Startup Week showcased Denver’s growing entrepreneurial community. (Chloe Aiello/Denverite)

StartUp Health, the organization behind a massive entrepreneurial healthcare effort, has chosen Denver to be its second regional network affiliate — after Finland.