The Colorado School of Public Health offers a variety of courses that cover injury and violence prevention topics ranging from opioid use to early childhood health to occupational safety and ergonomics. We offer epidemiology, community and behavioral health, and environmental and occupational health courses that hone in on injury and violence prevention issues. For the most up-to-date information, check out the course schedule and coursebook.
Sponsored by the Injury and Violence Prevention Center at The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
The Injury and Violence Prevention Center (IVPC) created this grant to attract and support students pursuing research or evaluation projects in the field of injury and violence prevention.
Any student enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional school degree-granting program in the Rocky Mountain Region* is eligible to apply. (Residents, fellows, or postdoctoral students are not eligible, unless also enrolled in a degree-granting program.) We are especially interested in engaging students from underrepresented backgrounds, such as Black/African American, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), individuals from low-income communities, individuals with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and first-generation students. Students who received a prior award from the IVPC are not eligible.*The Rocky Mountain region includes Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming
Projects will be reviewed by a multi-disciplinary committee of members from the Injury and Violence Prevention Center based on the following criteria:
Awarding the prize:
We connect Colorado School of Public Health and CU Anschutz Medical Campus students to practicum and capstone opportunities with practice partners, researchers, and other organizations in Colorado that work on injury and violence prevention issues.
Once a month, junior faculty and students meet for an hour-long forum to receive feedback on papers, poster presentations and drafts of grants and receive career advice. This monthly discussion is an opportunity to talk with mentors in the field of injury prevention and gain support in your career path.