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.
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.
In just two years, Jessica Stubblefield, MPH '20, has studied the epidemiology of human trafficking, started the CU Anschutz chapter of Student Veterans of America, and was the second ever ColoradoSPH student to be named a Tillman Scholar.