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National Security and Public Health Find Common Ground in Panel Discussion

Two worlds that are not always directly linked were recently brought together in a panel discussion hosted by the Colorado School of Public Health. The presentation, “National Security and the Impact on Public Health,” explored the often subtle ways that efforts to protect society from diseases, such as COVID-19, intersect with strategies to guard against political and ideological contagions that threaten the social fabric. 

Author Tyler Smith | Publish Date March 07, 2023
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Veteran and Military Health    Workforce Development    Environment    Worker Health

Trainees Take a Trip to Fort Carson Army Base

Trainees from our Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC) recently took an old-school field trip to Colorado Springs. After driving an hour and a half south of the CU Anschutz Medical Campus and trying to drive through the wrong base entrance, they arrived at the visitor’s center of Fort Carson Army Base.

Author Laura Veith | Publish Date March 29, 2022
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Students    Scholarship    Epidemiology    Veteran and Military Health    Student and Alumni    ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz   

Student Veteran Gains Mentorship and Scholarship Through Pilot Program

When a group of students approached Career Services at the Colorado School of Public Health last fall with an idea for a peer mentoring program, none of them realized the impact it would have on one of the participants in its very first year.

Author Tori Espensen-Sturges | Publish Date July 31, 2019
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Coloradans’ injuries from guns have cost $8.4 million in health care in six-year span

news outletColorado Public Radio
Publish DateMay 10, 2024

Colorado has been trying to track numbers, treating firearm injuries and deaths as a public health emergency. As part of a concerted prevention push from the state, including a resource hub, that data can be found on a new online dashboard. The push comes from a partnership between the Office of Gun Violence Prevention within the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment and the Injury and Violence Prevention Center in the Colorado School of Public Health.

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Affordable Care Act expansions improved access to cancer care, study suggests

news outletEurekAlert
Publish DateMay 03, 2024

Insurance expansions under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were linked with an increase in patients receiving care at accredited cancer hospitals in Pennsylvania, according to a study published in Health Services Research by University of Pittsburgh and Colorado School of Public Health researchers.

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CU Denver News

CU Denver Community Collaborative Research Center Empowers Communities

news outletCU Denver News
Publish DateMay 02, 2024

Within the Denver metropolitan area as well as other Colorado communities, the most vulnerable residents face mounting climate-related challenges such as toxic air quality, droughts, increased fire and flood risk, and extreme weather. The Community Collaborative Research Center (CCRC) at the University of Colorado Denver facilitates participatory research, collaborative planning, and short-term projects between university researchers and grassroots and civic partners to develop equitable solutions that address the impacts of climate change and other systemic inequalities.

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The Gazette

Fountain Valley residents exposed to contaminated water see drop in forever chemical levels in blood

news outletThe Gazette
Publish DateApril 23, 2024

Fountain Valley residents are seeing the levels of forever chemicals in their blood drop over time, although the level of one substance remains high compared to people across the nation, results of recent studies show. Researcher Anne Starling, with the Colorado School of Public Health, presented the findings during a virtual meeting Tuesday that focused on early results from a multi-site forever chemical study with more than 1,000 participants from the Fountain Valley.

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