Researchers from the ColoradoSPH received a $3 million research grant from the NIH. The R01 grant will assess Guatemalan womens’ exposure to air pollution, heat, and kidney toxins in both work and non-work settings.
Oil and gas extraction workers face many risk factors for workplace substance use. These include insecure employment, long work hours, fatigue, physically demanding work conditions and environment. While hosting and attending the NORA Oil & Gas Extraction Council 2023 Spring Health and Safety Summit, Cortney Cuff summarizes two days of impactful presentations.
If you are looking for Stephen Brindley, MS, the lab might be the only place you find him sitting. 15,900 steps a day. 111,400 steps a week. 200 miles a month. Brindley is on the move. Working as a senior professional research assistant, Brindley is a sought after “lab guy.”
Our center released the Total Worker Health Professional Program six months ago and have since wondered, what has been the impact of this course? How are our learners using their knowledge to create change in the workplace?
The Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center and the Environmental and Occupational Health Department of the Colorado School of Public Health hosted its 14th Annual Research Day Symposium. What are we taking away from that event? Hope.
With a recent series of methamphetamine contamination cases at Colorado public libraries making the news nationally, Colorado School of Public Health expert Mike Van Dyke provides context on the public health risk.
The newly-established Mountain West Alliance for Community Engagement-Climate and Health (ACE-CH) Hub, led by ColoradoSPH researchers, has been awarded $600,000 from the National Institutes of Health to identify evidence-based and community-driven action in the face of the climate crisis.
While on rotations as a medical resident at National Jewish Health, Maggie Cook-Shimanek was instantly attracted to a model of clinical care dedicated to the workforce. Read more about her journey to working an occupational health physician working as the medical director for the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.
“We heard from stakeholders representing workforces and employers across the state that supporting employees in recovery is a top priority,” said Lili Tenney, DrPH, director of outreach and programs at CHWE. “Our goal is to build capacity and positive change led by the voice of Colorado businesses and workers.”