Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped 14% from last week. Cases are undercounted, meaning that there’s not a clear picture of how many people are truly infected, but the downward trend is still notable said Talia Quandelacy, assistant professor of epidemiology.
Colorado’s COVID-19 hospitalizations remain stuck in the same rough zone they’ve hovered in for the past six weeks. Normally, hospitalizations have started to drop about one week after cases began falling, said Talia Quandelacy, assistant professor of epidemiology.
Omicron variants continue to move through Colorado, keeping positivity rates high. With increasing use of at-home testing kits that often go unreported, Dean Jon Samet says interpreting the surveillance statistics has gotten more complicated.
Surveillance is a core tool of public health, fundamental to capturing the course of disease and the consequences of interventions. Since its start, we have tracked the COVID-19 pandemic with indicators of infection, disease, and death, while advances in data sciences supported the successful implementation of valuable, encompassing national and global databases.
Nathifa Miller, senior workforce development specialist for the Center for Public Health Practice, discusses the power of the personal assessment tool, reflecting on her own experiences as a leader in public health.
Susan Moore, research assistant professor in the Department of Community & Behavioral Health and associate director of the mHealth Impact Lab, is working with researchers across campuses to develop and test mobile technology that can improve patient care.
CU Cancer Center members and leaders, including ColoradoSPH Professional Research Assistant Andrea Dywer and Clinical Assistant Professor Patricia Valverde, were key contributors to an American Cancer Society supplement on patient navigation.
A new report from the National Academies, chaired by Ned Calonge, associate professor of epidemiology, detailed advice for clinicians on how to test, diagnose and treat the millions of Americans who may have been exposed to PFAS.
Pregnant women who were exposed to multiple phthalates during pregnancy had an increased risk of preterm birth, according to new research by the National Institutes of Health. The study's authors included Dana Dabelea, professor of epidemiology and director of the LEAD center.
ColoradoSPH at UNC alum Rudy Vargas is UNC’s newly named director of the César Chávez Cultural Center. Rudy shares the goal that drives him, the UNC experience that shaped him, the people who helped him along the way and his vision for the Center.
The LGBTQ+ Hub was created to connect and champion the CU Anschutz Medical Campus’ queer community. ColoradoSPH at UNC alum Steven Burton and ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz alum Laurel Beaty reflect on their involvement with the hub and the positive impact it's had.
MPH candidate Hannah Craig and her sister, Alison, examined their hometown of Oak Ridge, Tennessee as part of the Map the System competition. The Craigs won the first-ever CU-Anschutz challenge and will compete at the global level in mid-June.