U.S. Rep. Jason Crow visited on Friday for presentations on two initiatives that received Community Project Funding in the federal budget approved by Congress in December, both collaborations between the CU School of Medicine and the Colorado School of Public Health.
Contributing to the Colorado Sun, ColoradoSPH Assistant Program Manager Daniel Martinez, Assistant Professor Heather Kennedy and Youth Specialist Noah Jansen explore the impact of the Colorado State Board of Education's vote to support the teaching of LGBTQ+ history in Colorado schools.
Because laws are powerful mediators for structural stigma, they are critical levers for antistigma work, according to a new Health Affairs brief co-authored by Daniel Goldberg, associate professor of epidemiology.
Susan Moore, research assistant professor of community & behavioral health and associate director of the mHealth Impact Lab, gives updates on the current state of mHealth – mobile health – technologies such as apps and wearable devices.
The CU Cancer Center is unique among many cancer centers nationwide because women represent half of its leadership in administration and research, including Cathy Bradley, deputy director & ColoradoSPH associate dean for research and Evelinn Borrayo, PhD, associate director of community outreach and engagement and associate director of research for the Latino Research and Policy Center.
John Volckens, professor of environmental and occupational health at CSU, co-authored the study that provides a more detailed view of the inequalities in exposure to known air pollutants among different United States populations.
Linda Villarosa, who recently published book “Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of Our Nation” spoke at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, an event co-hosted by ColoradoSPH, discussing issues surrounding racial equity and social justice.
ColoradoSPH alumni Kristina Brandveen & Hue Phung are among a dozen national public health alumni selected from six participating schools to receive competitive fellowships from the American Public Health Association (APHA) and Kaiser Permanente (KP).
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.
New data suggests that people of color continue to be disproportionately affected by the opioid epidemic. Many American Indian and Alaska Native communities have insufficient resources to treat substance-use disorder, explains Jerreed Ivanich, assistant professor of community and behavioral health.
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.
Researchers including Lauren Hersch Nicolas, ColoradoSPH associate professor in the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy and Eric Campbell, ColoradoSPH professor in the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, aim to boost the quality of life for Americans with disabilities by studying the impacts of disability status and COVID-19 on patient care and personal finances.
The Colorado School of Public Health’s scholarships focused on advancing equity, diversity and inclusion have seen an increase in support from the philanthropic community and from faculty, staff and alumni. Here, students Tara Sou and Gilbert Fru share their appreciation for the generosity.
Evelinn Borrayo, professor of community and behavioral health and associate director of community outreach and engagement for the University of Colorado Cancer Center discusses cancer rates in Colorado, why some communities are underserved, and what researchers are doing to help solve the problem.
Channing Tate, ColoradoSPH MPH alumni was selected for the Rising Star in Cancer Prevention and Control mentored member position with the University of Colorado Cancer Center. The program is led by Cathy Bradley, deputy director of the CU Cancer Center and ColoradoSPH associate dean for research, with the goal of supporting highly talented researchers from traditionally underrepresented populations.
Joan O'Connell, associate professor in the Department of Community & Behavioral Health discusses her research on the total treatment costs for American Indian and Alaska Native older adults with dementia. Finding nearly all the cost differences were associated with hospital admissions, O'Connell suggests much could be done to prevent these hospitalizations and improve quality of life.
Eleven experts from the Colorado School of Public Health and CU Anschutz contributed to the new report, "Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges." The report, the first of its kind in 20 years, provides national guidance on research, education, and access to dental care.
The ColoradoSPH Center for Public Health Practice is partnering with community groups throughout the Rocky Mountain Region to counteract decades of menthol cigarette promotion to America’s Black communities.