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.
MPH candidate Hannah Craig and her sister, Alison, examined their hometown of Oak Ridge, Tennessee as part of the Map the System competition. The Craigs won the first-ever CU-Anschutz challenge and will compete at the global level in mid-June.
Sarah Boland, DrPH student in the Department of Community and Behavioral Health, speaks on the need for DrPH programs to place more focus on leadership development, applied public health, and policy analysis in order to better prepare successful research-to-policy translators.
Collaborating to illuminate the increasing mental health issues youth face, Samantha Bertomen, CU Anschutz MPH student along with Lisa Peters, Johns Hopkins MPH student, created a digital campaign proposal, winning the 2022 Student Health Edu-Thon graduate digital competition held by the Society for Public Education (SOPHE).
Driven by her passion for microbiology and infectious disease, Angela Golding, MPH student in epidemiology, shares her experiences and the lessons she's learned conducting interviews for the Colorado Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence's Enteric Disease Interview Team (EDIT).
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.
Aiming to expose and decrease inequities among people who are incarcerated, CSU MPH graduate Anne Reeder’s research focuses on correctional health care, specifically mental health care, health services administration, and quality of care.
Katelin Jackson, ColoradoSPH MPH alum, shares her journey in the field of infectious and zoonotic diseases; “Public health was new to me. That was the door I didn’t know needed to be opened—seeing the connectivity between diseases and the environment”.
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.
For Black History Month, One Colorado is spotlighting the stories of Black LGBTQ+ Coloradans who are leaders and advocates in their communities. Included in their features was ColoradoSPH at UNC alum Shaunie Berry.
Emily Ekart, ColoradoSPH at UNC alum and advocate and educator at the Safe Shelter of St. Vrain Valley, discusses disturbing national trends in teen dating violence and how she sees these issues playing out in her community—Longmont, Colorado.
In a published commentary, ColoradoSPH Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) students critically examine the role of public health in racism and oppression and how they would like to see inequities addressed and changed.
In recognition of the American Medical Association (AMA) Women in Medicine Month, we are highlighting Olivia Zarella, MPH, DrPH student, and Manali Kamdar, MD, clinical director of lymphoma services at the CU Cancer Center.
Over several years, Homdayjanakul traveled tens of thousands of miles and explored many cultures, only to return to the community in which she grew up—Aurora. But coming full circle doesn’t mean she is standing still, much less moving backward. Far from it.
Vargas, who moved at age 12 with his family from Mexico to Greeley, is currently the coordinator of the DREAMer Engagement Program and Undocumented Student Services at UNC. He works to secure support services for students in the DACA program.