A new study that includes Dr. Thomas Jaenisch from ColoradoSPH, describes a novel path to early diagnosis of dengue, the most common mosquito-borne viral illness, in areas of the world where lab tests to confirm the disease are not available.
FunSalud, a research team co-founded by Edwin Austrias, professor of epidemiology, is searching for emerging infectious diseases through mosquitos. "We're trying to focus on pathogens that just happen to be in the blood that the mosquito happened to suck up," says Dan Olson, part of the team and assistant professor of epidemiology.
Our deepest condolences to the family, friends, patients and colleagues of Dr. Stephen Berman, long-time director of the Center for Global Health, who passed away on January 17. Steve was a true champion for children, and this loss will be felt deeply by all who knew him.
Eric Simões, professor of epidemiology , is principal investigator of two ongoing studies on the use of a monoclonal antibody against RSV in infants. “RSV remains the most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in infants and results in seasonal epidemics globally each year,” he says.
In the wake of the peak of the Omicron variant, Stephen Berman, director of the Center for Global Health, discusses how Colorado should prepare for the emergence of new strains of SARS-CoV-2. Berman suggests strengthening our surveillance systems and public-health capacity as methods to prepare for future, more dangerous variants.
A recent research article authored by Stephen Berman, Center for Global Health director, highlights a case study that demonstrates how a life course approach to maternal, neonatal, child, and adolescent programs was implemented effectively in a rural Central American community.
In an op-ed in the Colorado Sun, Dr. Stephen Berman, professor of epidemiology and director of the Center for Global Health, outlines why a global strategy to fight COVID-19 in needed and the role that wealthier countries should play.
As the global climate changes, diseases associated with heat are spreading, but our medical system isn't prepared for the proliferation of diseases into new areas and increases in heat-related cardiovascular disease.
ColoradoSPH @ CSU alum Brittney Sly got an MPH in global health and health disparities. Now, she's putting her coursework into practice, working with women in Rwanda to address malnutrition in their community.
A collaboration between a nonprofit organization co-founded by Center for Global Health investigator Michael Matergia and an Indian nonprofit shows positive outcomes of using lay educators to provide health education, screening, and treatment in rural schools.
For Saskia Bunge-Montes, a 2016 graduate of ColoradoSPH, the best part of a typical day is that it’s not typical at all. Bunge-Montes is Director of Community Programs and Education for the ColoradoSPH’s Center for Global Health and the Center for Human Development, the University of Colorado’s first international public-private partnership.
The Big Decisions program, presented by ColoradoSPH's Center for Global Health, is a 10-lesson curriculum geared to teach adolescents about the importance of being informed before making important life-choices.