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.
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.
Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy Glen Mays was interviewer by Popular Science about the effect natural disasters might have on a system already stretched thin by a pandemic