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.
Three groups from the Colorado School of Public Health have been awarded a $3 million 5-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effects of air pollution and climate on the kidney health of sugarcane workers in Guatemala.
In a study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, researchers from the Center for Health, Work & Environment examine the effectiveness of Total Worker Health interventions in an international context.
Dean Jonathan Samet and associate professor Elizabeth Carlton caution that while COVID-19 cases have declined since the winter surge, cases and positive tests have plateaued at high levels seen over the summer.
Dean Jonathan Samet and ColoradoSPH researchers Glen Mays, Beth Carlton, and Andrea Buchwald weigh in on the risks associated with indoor dining as capacity restrictions ease from 25% to 50% in many Colorado counties.
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.
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.
ColoradoSPH faculty and members of the Colorado COVID-19 Modeling Team, Beth Carlton, PhD, MPH and Jude Bayham, PhD of CSU say a combination of policy and individual behaviors helped Colorado avoid a surge in COVID cases following the winter holidays.
Colorado COVID-19 Modeling Team members collaborated on this guest commentary discussing the impact of indoor dining on the transmission of COVID-19, as well as the impact of closures and restrictions on restaurants and small business survival.
Through their work with the Risk & Social Policy Working Group, ColoradoSPH faculty members Katie Dickinson, PhD, MS and Courtney Welton-Mitchell, PhD, MA discuss how politics and health equity influence COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
Researchers and experts across the CU Anschutz campus have risen to the challenge of COVID-19, helping to deepen our understanding of infectious diseases. Dr. Beth Carlton, a key member of the ColoradoSPH modeling team for the state, discusses how epi models are informing policy and slowing the pandemic’s spread.
Experts at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, including ColoradoSPH Dean Jonathan Samet, and beyond warn—smoke-filled skies are a part of the state’s future and need to be recognized for the health risks they bring.
In a new study, Assistant Professor Stephanie Malin found that living near fracking sites can lead to depression and chronic stress. The majority of participants reported that they felt uncertain about the risks and powerless to influence policies.
Immediate actions are needed to limit the greenhouse gas emissions that are driving climate change that helps fuel wildfires, and ultimately affects human physical and psychological health according to a new report published in the New England Journal of Medicine.