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  • Cathy Bradley

    The need for public health & inclusivity in divisive times

    Oct 31, 2023
    With the escalations of violence and terror around the globe and locally, most are struggling with how to best hold true to our aspirations for inclusivity. These acts make our world less certain, and when we are less certain, we are inclined to withdraw instead of reaching out. However, it is precisely during such moments that the role of public health professionals becomes more critical than ever.
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    A new era: Removing social barriers in the sphere of public healthOpens in a new window

    Oct 10, 2023
    Behind every exceptional leader lies a firm and ardent conviction. For Cathy Bradley, the newly minted, first permanent woman dean of the ColoradoSPH, it is a fundamental belief that health drives success. This belief is the compass by which she has built and steered a career dedicated to solving problems and removing social barriers in the sphere of public health, and that shall continue to guide her in this new venture as dean.
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    Expanding reach through our partnerships & making prevention easy

    Sep 28, 2023
    This month, I expand on “Reach” through expanding the school's partnerships. As part of our reaccreditation process, we identified more than 1,000 partnerships between our faculty and external organizations. And, a signature of my research centers on the trade-offs around work, health insurance, and health. It is with this lens that I think about the resurgence of COVID.
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    Community-based programs work with local refugees to improve health

    Oct 4, 2023
    Ethan Tietze's work with the Rocky Mountain Prevention Research Center has contributed to adapting multiple well-established programs to fit the needs of refugees. The initiatives encourage kids and adults to improve and maintain their health by making basic but effective lifestyle changes, such as eating more fruits and vegetables, drinking water instead of sugary drinks, and staying active.
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    Mapping mass shootings in the United States

    Jul 26, 2023
    Leslie Barnard, a DrPH candidate in epidemiology, wanted to find answers to address public concerns about the rise in mass shootings from a public health perspective. Barnard worked with CU collaborators to analyze data from 2014–22 and calculate cumulative incidence rates of mass shooting event types based on incident characteristics.
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    Edible bugs for healthier and greener future: Master of Public Health student's capstone sheds light on sustainable food systems

    Jun 14, 2023
    While up to 80% of the world's nations eat insects regularly, many still get squeamish at the idea. Shaylee Warner, a recent graduate from the Colorado School of Public Health at Colorado State University, focused her capstone research on how edible insect practices can provide a sustainable approach to addressing food insecurity stemming from climate change.
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