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.
The COVID-19 pandemic has made a longstanding health equity issue more visible—unequal access and lower quality of care disproportionately harm communities of color. Glen Mays, professor and chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, explains the research.
Cathy Bradley, PhD, deputy director at the CU Cancer Center and Associate Dean for Research at ColoradoSPH, discusses her work to increase access to advanced cancer treatments in rural and minority populations on the CU Anschutz 360 podcast.
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.
Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH, professor in the Department Health Systems, Management & Policy and director of the CU Center for Bioethics & Humanities, and other ethicists discuss inequities in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and why giving up your place in line isn’t the best way to address those issues.
Glen Mays, PhD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, discusses disparities in Aurora’s inoculation rates and potential solutions such as bringing vaccines to trusted community hubs.
The Colorado School of Public Health launched a COVID-19 data dashboard that tracks the status and risk factors of COVID-19 at the county level. The dashboard gives local communities a clearer picture of the impact of COVID-19 and how to respond to it.
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.
Glen Mays, PhD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy, comments on how recent executive orders signed by President Joe Biden will affect COVID response plans in Colorado.
Systems for Action, based in the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy, has awarded grants totaling $1 million to five institutions across the country, funding research to address social and healthcare inequities exacerbated by COVID-19.
Glen Mays, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, comments on personal habits, business practices and technological advances that may remain after the pandemic.
In a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, ColoradoSPH associate professor Lauren Hersch Nicholas and colleagues at Johns Hopkins found that Medicare beneficiaries with dementia were more likely to have had financial issues such as missed bills and poor credit ratings years before their diagnosis.
Cathy Bradley, PhD , ColoradoSPH professor and Associate Dean for Research, and deputy director of the CU Cancer Center, recommends conversations that will inform patients about their financial options and help them make informed treatment choices.