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.
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.
A study by a team of Colorado School of Public Health researchers and and their colleagues found that cognitive assessments during Medicare annual wellness visits was associated with an increased probability of new dementia diagnoses. The effects varied by race and ethnicity - the largest impact was seen among Hispanic/Latino participants, who had diagnosis rates over 6 times higher when utilizing the Annual Wellness Visits.
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.