Manson received the Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award at the annual meeting of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). The $25,000 award goes annually to an educator who has made “a substantial contribution to advancing the field of health education or health promotion through research, program development, or program delivery.”
The Colorado School of Public Health released a new study that shows the prevalence of anxiety among new fathers is much higher than reported. The study is the first meta-analysis exploring rates among fathers.
Colorado School of Public Health is among the top 20 schools and programs of public health in the nation according to the 2021 rankings from U.S. News & World Report. ColoradoSPH moved up three places from No. 23 in 2019, when all schools and programs of public health were last ranked.
Feeling a sense of connection is important for our emotional, mental, and physical health, explains Jenn Leiferman, founder and professor of the Population Mental Health & Wellbeing Program, in a recent article in 5280 Magazine.
Assistant professor Neil Box and professor Lori Crane studied mole development in a group of children for more than 10 years. With a new grant from the Prevention Cancer Foundation, they will be able to build on this research.
Drs. Anita Pena, Meara Faw, and John Volckens are contributing important public health research and practice projects during the pandemic—testing respirators, researching risks to farmworkers, and studying the experiences of caregivers.
Dr. Cerise Hunt learned early on that it’s not enough to just be an equity champion. She plans to move theory into action as the new Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Colorado School of Public Health.
Many Colorado School of Public Health faculty sit on a variety of committees within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM)—a volunteer role, but essential to helping to shape policies that address many of the most pressing national issues.
This quarter, we are spotlighting Drs. Jini Puma, Michelle Sarche, Betsy Risendal, and Ashley Brooks-Russell. Join us Thursday, February 11th and drop by any time between 11:30 am - 12:30 pm to meet our faculty.
Many ColoradoSPH faculty and leaders participated in a recent virtual town hall event that hosted a deep discussion on the skepticism of the COVID-19 vaccine in Black, Hispanic/Latinx and American Indian/Alaska Native communities. Although diverse communities bear the biggest burden of the pandemic, they grapple with fear and distrust.
In a recent article in 5280 Magazine, Dr. Jenn Leiferman, professor and chair of the Department of Community & Behavioral Health, and other mental health experts share practical advice for coping during the challenging winter months ahead.
More than three-fourths of the country's states have higher cigarette taxes and prices than Colorado. Proposition EE would increase our tobacco taxes and use the revenues to restore public school funding, make free preschool more widely available, and support programs that prevent smoking and help smokers quit.
Patricia Valverde, a faculty member at ColoradoSPH’s Latino Research & Policy Center, weighs in on why Latinos in Colorado are more likely to die prematurely compared to white residents in a recent Denver Post article. Reasons include: working lower paying and more dangerous jobs, lacking health insurance, and having limited free-time.
In a report published in the highly influential American Journal of Bioethics, CU researchers describe a student health survey team that discovered a Colorado school with extremely high rates of suicide risk, and a lack of ethical guidance on whether or how to intervene.
A recent survey conducted by Colorado researchers sheds light on how severely COVID-19 is affecting the region’s most economically vulnerable families — and the most effective ways for them to cope with it.
The Colorado Cancer Screening Program (CCSP) has navigated more than 30,000 people into preventive screening and prevented hundreds of cancers, catching cancers in early stages when they are easier to treat.
DrPH candidate Jennifer Jewell is interested in pediatric epidemiology—specifically in the arena of mental health. Her latest project has been studying the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on depression, anxiety, and resilience.
Two different surveys at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, including one by ColoradoSPH's Population Mental Health and Wellbeing Program, are seeking to assess Coloradans' mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.