The CU Cancer Center is unique among many cancer centers nationwide because women represent half of its leadership in administration and research, including Cathy Bradley, deputy director & ColoradoSPH associate dean for research and Evelinn Borrayo, PhD, associate director of community outreach and engagement and associate director of research for the Latino Research and Policy Center.
Cathy Bradley, ColoradoSPH associate dean for research and deputy director of the University of Colorado Cancer Center, was a keynote speaker at two conferences in France this month focusing on the economic impacts of a cancer diagnosis. “It impacts the whole person, not just the collection of cells,” she reflects.
Unreliable scientific studies can be hard to spot – whether by reviewers or the general public – but by asking the right questions, it can be done, says Lisa Bero, research professor in the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, who co-authored a study identifying warning signs of fraudulent research.
Researchers including Lauren Hersch Nicolas, ColoradoSPH associate professor in the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy and Eric Campbell, ColoradoSPH professor in the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, aim to boost the quality of life for Americans with disabilities by studying the impacts of disability status and COVID-19 on patient care and personal finances.
The state health department’s latest report on the law shows the median time between prescription and death was 18 days. A study by ColoradoSPH Professor of Health Systems, Management & Policy, Eric Campbell, meanwhile, finds many doctors are still leery.
Channing Tate, ColoradoSPH MPH alumni was selected for the Rising Star in Cancer Prevention and Control mentored member position with the University of Colorado Cancer Center. The program is led by Cathy Bradley, deputy director of the CU Cancer Center and ColoradoSPH associate dean for research, with the goal of supporting highly talented researchers from traditionally underrepresented populations.
A new study co-authored by Laruen Hersch Nicholas, ColoradoSPH associate professor
in the department of health systems, management & policy, found over a third of physicians knew little or nothing about the Americans with Disabilities Act, raising troubling questions about healthcare quality and equity.
New research shows that despite insurance coverage, three out of four patients with colon cancer faced major financial hardship. Study co-author and ColoradoSPH Associate Dean of Research Cathy Bradley says policy solutions are needed.
Although a COVID-19 booster is the most effective defense against the Omicron variant, vaccine hesitancy remains a critical issue. ColoradoSPH faculty Beth Carlton, associate professor, and Glen Mays, chair and professor, discuss what's causing the variant to "spread like wildfire."
A new consensus study report from NASEM examines evidence gaps in clinical prevention recommendations. The report was developed by a committee that included ColoradoSPH Associate Dean for Research Cathy Bradley and Associate Professor Tianjing Li.
Medical-legal partnerships can benefit patient health. Professor Dr. Angela Sauaia explains why and highlights research she conducted on this topic with Colorado's Medicaid population in an article in NPR.
“We were motivated by anecdotes in which family members discover a relative’s dementia through a catastrophic financial event, like a home being seized,” said Associate Professor Lauren Hersch Nicholas in an article in The New York Times.
State health officials recommend school districts use layers of infection control efforts such as masking and distancing, but they stopped short of mandating any measure, instead leaving those decisions to local policymakers.
In a point/counterpoint opinion editorial in the The Denver Gazette, Dr. Matthew Wynia, ColoradoSPH professor and director of the Center for Bioethics & Humanities discusses how financial incentives can improve vaccination rates.
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.
A new study conducted by faculty at the Colorado School of Public Health looks at the impact of Medicaid expansion on hospital finances at a state and national level. The research provides critical insight for states considering expanding Medicaid.
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.