Sara Yeatman’s New Research on HS Contraceptive Access Impacts

May 19, 2021

Associate Professor and Chair of Health and Behavioral Science Sara Yeatman recently co-published, “ The impact of contraceptive access on high school graduation ” in Science Advances, the Magazine of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The research team used a natural experiment afforded by a 2009 Colorado...

Alum Jordan Wehe’s ISP Company Wins Award

Jan. 21, 2021

The southern Colorado internet provider Jade Communications, run by alum Jordan Wehe (Public Health BS '15) and his brother Josh, was recently named “Innovator of the Year” by Calix during the service providers’ annual Calix Innovations Awards .

jimi adams Organizes an International COVID-19 Conference

July 22, 2020

Associate Professor of Health and Behavioral Sciences jimi adams headed up the team organizing an international conference on networks & COVID-19 this month: COVID-19 Satellite of Sunbelt . The International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) conference included a plenary session, invited panel on the intersection between policy and research,...

Sara Yeatman’s Contraception Access Research Funded

June 18, 2020

Sara Yeatman, Associate Professor and Chair of Health and Behavioral Sciences, and her collaborators at the CU Population Center at CU Boulder have been awarded an R01 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to support their research examining how expanded access to contraception impacts women’s and...

Health and Behavioral Science Students Research Health Center Access in Schools

June 18, 2020

Two undergraduate Public Health majors (Lisette Martinez and Safa Mechergui), along with graduate student in Health and Behavioral Sciences, Marisa Westbrook, and Chair and Associate Professor Sara Yeatman, recently published, “The Influence of School-Based Health Center Access on High School Graduation: Evidence From Colorado” in the Journal of Adolescent Health...

Westbrook and Robinson Publish on Public Health Impacts of “Anti-Homeless” Legislation

June 18, 2020

Graduate student in Health and Behavioral Sciences, Marisa Westbrook, and Associate Professor of Political Science Tony Robinson recently published, “Unhealthy by design: health & safety consequences of the criminalization of homelessness,” in the Journal of Social Distress and Homelessness . Although U.S. cities are expanding “anti-homeless” legislation – such as...

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation grant to fund research by Sara Yeatman and colleagues

Jan. 21, 2020

Sara Yeatman, Associate Professor and Chair of Health and Behavioral Sciences, along with colleagues at CU Boulder, was recently awarded $705,000 from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. This grant will support their ongoing project assessing the long-term impact of expanded access to contraception on women’s education and income.

Public Health students and HBSC faculty present at APHA

Nov. 20, 2019

Public health undergraduates, Lisette Martinez (MARC-USTAR) and Safa Mechergui (EUReCA fellow), presented their research alongside Health and Behavioral Sciences doctoral student Marisa Westbrook at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting , in Philadelphia, on November 5. This research, a collaboration with Associate Professor and Chair Sara Yeatman and...

jimi adams discusses his new book on the podcast New Books in Sociology

Oct. 23, 2019

In his new book Gathering Social Network Data (Sage, 2019), Director of the Undergraduate Major in Public Health and Associate Professor of Health and Behavioral Sciences, jimi adams focuses on the principles necessary for gathering social network data. On this episode of the podcast New Books in Sociology (a Channel...

Ronica Rooks receives Fulbright Canada Award

Aug. 29, 2019

Ronica Rooks, Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences, recently received a prestigious Fulbright Canada Award. Rooks will spend the spring 2020 semester at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, where she will conduct research alongside other experts on aging. Rooks’ project will look at the links...