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.
The June 2022 Supreme Court ruling on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case removed the constitutional right to an abortion that had been established in 1973 by the court in Roe v. Wade. Ned Calonge discusses the effects this decision has on the lives of women and the healthcare system at large.
Jerreed Ivanich is leading an effort to center public health education on communities that are often overlooked. He directs the Certificate in American Indian & Alaska Native Health program, an online offering that is directed toward helping students develop the skills necessary to meet the most important healthcare challenges for Native people.
Raeven Clockston, a graduate of the Colorado School of Public Health, is now the Equity Specialist in the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at the ColoradoSPH. Raeven's role is dedicated to increasing EDI initiatives and making structural changes to move the program in alignment with the core commitment of dismantling structural racism.
Black and Hispanic children with Type 1 diabetes are more likely than their white peers to develop stiffened arteries, new research finds. "If we can figure out why this difference is, perhaps we can intervene now and maybe there's a chance to reverse the differences that have built up in the first 10 years of their disease," said Katherine Sauder, deputy director of the LEAD center.
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.