ColoradoSPH Dean Jonathan Samet and environmental epidemiologist Dr. Tom Burke, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, talk with Stephanie Desmon about a panel they recently led on airborne transmission of COVID-19.
Dr. Emmy Betz, associate professor of epidemiology at ColoradoSPH, spoke with U.S. News & World Report about the Colorado Firearm Safety Coalition's safe gun storage map and the importance of this work as gun sales, stress, and isolation are on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Viewers posed pandemic questions to public health, healthcare, and mental health experts in the Oct. 26 COVID-19 in Colorado webinar series. The series is hosted by the ColoradoSPH, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and Institute for Science & Policy.
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.
ColoradoSPH Dean Jonathan Samet shares his insight on the airborne transmission of COVID-19 and the success of a recent workshop hosted by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on this important topic.
A gift to the school from ColoradoSPH Dean, Dr. Jonathan Samet, has created the Richard Hamman Lecture Series, named in honor of the school’s founding dean. The school welcomed the series' inaugural guest speaker, Dr. Alfred Sommer, Johns Hopkins Dean Emeritus.
Superspreader events — where a person with COVID-19 inadvertently infects multiple other people at the same time and place — are likely to increase as we head into fall and winter. Dr. Daniel Pastula, a neuro-infectious disease expert, offers tips to reduce transmission.
On September 14, Dr. Rachel Herlihy joined the Colorado School of Public Health and its Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine Residency Program to deliver the annual "State of the State" update from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Calling a recent Colorado-wide mask mandate “an important step” in the fight against SARS-CoV-2, ColoradoSPH Dean Samet and colleagues talked about the many challenges they face, including the politicization of masks, and how far science has come during a recent podcast.
ColoradoSPH Professor of Epidemiology May Chu has a long history of studying PPE. When the coronavirus pandemic left healthcare workers unprotected, she redirected her research to ensure there was enough to go around.
A new study from faculty in the Department of Epidemiology looked at the complex relationships between pain levels, opioid use, socioeconomic factors, and driving behaviors in drivers over the age of 65.
Epideimiology MPH Rachel Steinberg got bitten by the public health bug while working with AmeriCorps. Now, she's graduating ready to continue her work in preventing chronic diseases, like diabetes, in vulnerable rural populations.