Manson received the Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award at the annual meeting of the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE). The $25,000 award goes annually to an educator who has made “a substantial contribution to advancing the field of health education or health promotion through research, program development, or program delivery.”
In an op-ed published in The Hill, Dr. Emmy Betz, associate professor of epidemiology and deputy director of PIPER, explains why a comprehensive approach that includes research, education, and engineering is needed to address gun violence.
Colorado School of Public Health is among the top 20 schools and programs of public health in the nation according to the 2021 rankings from U.S. News & World Report. ColoradoSPH moved up three places from No. 23 in 2019, when all schools and programs of public health were last ranked.
Dr. Katherine Dickinson, assistant professor of environmental & occupational health at ColoradoSPH, penned a powerful open letter to Colorado lawmakers calling for gun reform after this week’s shooting in Boulder.
Feeling a sense of connection is important for our emotional, mental, and physical health, explains Jenn Leiferman, founder and professor of the Population Mental Health & Wellbeing Program, in a recent article in 5280 Magazine.
Fernando Holguin, MD, professor of epidemiology and director of the Latino Research & Policy Center, joined actress Carey Mulligan for a nationally televised comic sketch at the 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) and ColoradoSPH released an updated modeling report showing that the effective reproduction number for SARS-CoV-2 statewide is just below one, and transmission control dropped from 83% to 76% over the last week.
Cathy Bradley, PhD, deputy director at the CU Cancer Center and Associate Dean for Research at ColoradoSPH, discusses her work to increase access to advanced cancer treatments in rural and minority populations on the CU Anschutz 360 podcast.
ColoradoSPH Dean Jonathan Samet, MD, and May Chu, PhD, professor of epidemiology, explain their concerns about COVID-19 variants, the need for national surveillance, and the challenges that come with that kind of tracking on Colorado Public Radio.
Dean Jonathan Samet and ColoradoSPH researchers Glen Mays, Beth Carlton, and Andrea Buchwald weigh in on the risks associated with indoor dining as capacity restrictions ease from 25% to 50% in many Colorado counties.
Matthew Wynia, MD, MPH, professor in the Department Health Systems, Management & Policy and director of the CU Center for Bioethics & Humanities, and other ethicists discuss inequities in the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and why giving up your place in line isn’t the best way to address those issues.
Glen Mays, PhD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management & Policy, discusses disparities in Aurora’s inoculation rates and potential solutions such as bringing vaccines to trusted community hubs.
Drs. Anita Pena, Meara Faw, and John Volckens are contributing important public health research and practice projects during the pandemic—testing respirators, researching risks to farmworkers, and studying the experiences of caregivers.
Lisa Miller, MD, MSPH, professor in the Department of Epidemiology, explains why it’s important for individuals who receive the COVID-19 vaccine to continue to distance, wear masks, and take other public health precautions.
The Colorado School of Public Health launched a COVID-19 data dashboard that tracks the status and risk factors of COVID-19 at the county level. The dashboard gives local communities a clearer picture of the impact of COVID-19 and how to respond to it.
Many Colorado School of Public Health faculty sit on a variety of committees within the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM)—a volunteer role, but essential to helping to shape policies that address many of the most pressing national issues.
Dr. Cerise Hunt learned early on that it’s not enough to just be an equity champion. She plans to move theory into action as the new Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Colorado School of Public Health.
Glen Mays, PhD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Health Systems, Management and Policy, comments on how recent executive orders signed by President Joe Biden will affect COVID response plans in Colorado.