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...

Chamberlin, Dovel and Yeatman highlight extreme gender disparities in time spent seeking healthcare

Jan. 14, 2019

Together with Stephanie Chamberlin (doctoral student in the Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences) and Kate Dovel (recent HBS PhD, now Assistant Professor at UCLA and living in Malawi), Sara Yeatman (Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences) just published research demonstrating the large gender disparity in...

Mrig receives AAUW award

Sept. 20, 2018

The American Association of University Women has awarded a 2018–19 American Fellowships to Emily Hammad Mrig, doctoral scholar in Health and Behavioral Sciences at University of Colorado Denver. Mrig's research examines the unintended outcomes of health insurance expansion by examining access to genetic testing among women diagnosed with breast cancer...

Adams' new book on Open Review

Sept. 20, 2018

Health and Behavioral Science Associate Professor Jimi Adams' new book Gathering Social Network Data is available for "Open Review" while also under peer review. Learn more about crowd sourcing as a compliment to peer-review here .

Latino Health Certificate application deadline October 15

Oct. 5, 2017

The Colorado School of Public Health certificate in Latino Health is currently the only graduate Public Health Certificate in the country devoted to preparing a sector of the public health workforce to address Latino community’s needs. "The Latino Health Certificate will provide scholars with the necessary tools and experience to...

MARC program proud to announce travel grants to SACNAS

Sept. 21, 2017

The CU Denver Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program had an amazing 6 students earn travel scholarships to present their scientific research at the 2017 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM conference in Salt Lake City, Utah in October: Odalis Castro is a Public Health major working in Clyde Wright's...

Ibrahim Named Top Student Leader

Feb. 16, 2017

Every year, the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation hosts a summit of the Colorado Leadership Alliance, a state-wide organization of student leadership development programs. More than 250 students gather on the Auraria campus for leadership skills training, networking, and a Mentor’s Walk with regional business leaders. The DMCFL interviews the...