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.”
One of the many ways we work to protect workers is through educating and training future leaders in occupational safety and health. As part of our Student Spotlight series highlighting our trainees, we interviewed Colton Castro, a Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center trainee earning a Master's in Environmental Health with a specialization in Industrial Hygiene from Colorado State University.
Lili Tenney, DrPH, Assistant Professor and Director of Outreach and Programs at our center, discusses the rise in Colorado workplace fatalities, mental health struggles, and opioid abuse in the Denver Business Journal.
As a senior professional research assistant and doctorate in public health candidate at the Colorado School of Public Health, Macaluso explores the relationships between issues such as drought and heavy metals exposure in her research projects in the San Luis Valley of Southern Colorado.