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  • Dr. Jonathan Samet, Dean & Professor, ColoradoSPH

    Do tobacco smoking and SARS-CoV-2 team up?

    Aug 3, 2020
    The global tobacco pandemic has been in progress for a century, dating to the 1913 release of Camel, the first mass-marketed cigarette brand. In the United States, the Surgeon General attributes 480,000 premature deaths annually to tobacco, a number greatly exceeding the current death toll from COVID-19 of over 150,000 deaths. But, this is a comparison that should not be made.
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    COVID-19: Back to School?

    Jul 27, 2020
    The rationale for reopening schools has been grounded in the inarguable direct benefits for children of being in school, and the indirect benefits of freeing parents for work and enhancing food security for children from impoverished families.
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  • Dean Samet Sitting on Stairs

    Structural Racism and Inclusive Excellence: Time to talk and plan

    Jul 20, 2020
    Now is the time to start an ongoing discussion about our school and structural racism, equity, and inclusive excellence, looking both internally and externally.
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