On August 2, EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan announced his selections for membership of the Science Advisory Board. Among those selected is Dr. Jonathan Samet, dean and professor of epidemiology, and environmental and occupational health for ColoradoSPH.
Study results from a new ACS grant could positively impact the prevention and control of childhood leukemia related to early-life exposure to environmental risks associated with oil and natural gas development.
Denver Water is working to replace lead pipes for 84,000 homes. John Adgate, PhD, and Glenn Patterson, PhD, professors of environmental and occupational health, explain the history and why low-lead and lead-free pipes are needed.
After 12 years, Dr. John Adgate is stepping down as chair of the Department of Environmental & Occupational Health. He will remain a faculty member for the department and focus on research, teaching and mentoring students.
Dr. Jaime Butler-Dawson, from the Center for Health, Work, & Environment, has received a Career Development Award from the NIH. The three-year K01 grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences will provides support to examine the environmental determinants of kidney injury in female sugarcane workers and female community members in Guatemala.
Dean Jonathan Samet, Professor Glen Mays, and Associate Professor Elizabeth Carlton share their concerns about state hospitalization metrics, while expressing optimism about the role that high vaccination rates could play.
Researchers from the Center for Health, Work & Environment are studying the effects of multiple occupational and environmental factors, such as heat stress and exposure to heavy metals and agrochemicals, on chronic kidney disease of unknown origin among agricultural workers in Guatemala.
In a recent article in the New York Times, Dr. Elizabeth Carlton, associate professor and Colorado COVID-19 Modeling Team member, expresses her concerns that without policies to slow transmission, COVID-19 hospitalizations will continue to rise.
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.