On Aug. 1, Cathy Bradley, PhD, will take the reins of the Colorado School of Public Health, becoming the fourth dean in school history and the first woman appointed to the position, following interim deans Judith Albino and Elaine Morrato. Bradley will succeed Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, who has held the post since October 2017.
Dr. Stephen Berman, long-time director of the Center for Global Health in ColoradoSPH, passed away earlier this year. A tribute event held on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus on May 11 highlighted the many dimensions of Dr. Berman’s career, offering colorful stories that captured his commitment to improving the health of children everywhere.
Online student, Lexie King, found connection through ColoradoSPH-sponsored conferences where she met staff from the Rocky Mountain Public Health Training Center. Those connections led to her practicum and capstone experience--and a student award for excellence in public health practice.
The study, led by Kathy James, ColoradoSPH associate professor, focuses on arsenic in private drinking wells in San Luis Valley groundwater, which she says has been gradually increasing in drinking wells over the past 50 years.
MPH student Samantha Bertomen's journey from a degree in nutrition sciences to becoming a passionate leader in public health showcases her dedication to improving community well-being beyond traditional notions of health, emphasizing the importance of factors such as environment and social determinants of health.
The statement, co-authored by Dana Dabelea, an endowed professor and director of the LEAD Center, highlights the need for future endocrine research to address health disparities in pediatric populations and among sexual and gender minoritized individuals.
A Colorado School of Public Health MPH student, Bridget Lattimer, whose boyfriend died after taking a fake prescription he thought was Percocet, is helping raise awareness about “fentapills” and the opioid epidemic through her work with the nonprofit Song for Charlie.
Assistant Professor Courtney Welton-Mitchell, in a partnership with University of Denver, developed an experiential simulation model designed to prepare students for the challenges of humanitarian work in complex crises, addressing the growing need for skilled professionals in the field.
The Marshall Fire Recovery & Resilience Working Group looked to the communities affected by the Dec. 30, 2021, fire that destroyed over 1,000 homes. The team includes Katherine Dickinson, PhD, assistant professor of Environmental & Occupational Health.
In a comprehensive scoping review mandated by HB21-1317, a ColoradoSPH team screened approximately 66,000 studies and ultimately identified 452 that are relevant to understanding the health effects of high-concentration cannabis products. The team also created a first-of-its-kind interactive and publicly available evidence map of the 452 studies.
For Active-Duty Army Major, single mother of two boys, and University of Colorado College of Nursing graduate student pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Public Health degrees at Anschutz Medical Campus, Molly Bried exemplifies the US Army slogan “Be all you can be.”
A $1.9 million grant from the NIDCR will help researchers at the CU Department of Surgery and Colorado School of Public Health develop better treatment methods for children diagnosed with craniosynostosis, condition in which a baby’s skull plates fuse together too early.
Emmy Betz, professor of epidemiology, says Colorado was the first state to create an online map showing gun owners where they can temporarily store their firearms. Now, she says there are similar maps in Washington state, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Mississippi, New York, and Maryland.
Options for firearm storage at gun ranges and retailers is part of the Firearm Injury Prevention Initiative, spearheaded by Emmy Betz, a professor of epidemiology and deputy director of the Injury and Violence Prevention Center.
Ninth graders at Aurora Science & Tech High School in Colorado learned the key concepts for using clinical trials, designing them, and analyzing the data during the inaugural Colorado School of Public Health "Epidemiology Day" on March 8.
Stephanie Malin is a ColoradoSPH adjunct professor, associate professor at Colorado State University and one of the co-founders and steering members of the Center for Environmental Justice at Colorado State University.
Lower-income Marshall fire victims in Colorado are facing difficulties in rebuilding after the wildfire, with a new study by Assistant Professor of Environmental Katie Dickinson revealing that they are lagging behind due to limited insurance coverage and financial resources.
A new study led by Katherine Sauder, deputy director of the LEAD Center, shows that 90% of pregnant people do not receive adequate nutrients during pregnancy from food alone and must look to supplements to fill that deficit.
Dr. Jon Samet, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health, said the problem of misinformation isn’t new; the tobacco industry created the playbook for disinformation during its long battle to suppress the truth that smoking kills.