News and Announcements - PBHL Newsletter April 15, 2022
Register for Summer 2022 PBHL Electives
Summer 2022 PBHL Offerings
PBHL 3031 Health, Human Biology, and Behavior (3 credits) with Monica Adams introduces the multi-factorial nature of human health and well-being. Considers the influences of biology (genetics), behavior, environment, culture and social determinants, and health policy on the nature of disease and health problems from an integrated perspective June 6-July 30 (Online).
PBHL 3071 Global Topics in Sexual Reproductive Health (3 credits) with Leah Paulinesurveys trends and determinants of sexual and reproductive health around the globe and in the United States. Examines the social and behavioral determinants of sexual and reproductive health and the influence of policy. June 6-July 30 (Online).
PBHL 3081 Health in the City: Urban Health (3 credits) with Ivan Ramirezintroduces urban health and the various factors of the physical, social and health environments that affect well-being and vulnerability of communities and neighborhoods in cities. June 6-July 30 (Online).
PBHL 4200 The Global HIV/Aids Epidemic (3 credits) with Petros Vilkatiprovides a foundation for a critical analysis of HIV/AIDS in global context, concerning topics such as disease, the body, ethnicity/race, gender, sexuality, risk, addiction, power, and culture together with a set of ethnographic texts that explore the epidemic’s impact. June 6-July 30 (Online).
Contact our PBHL Advisors for Help with Registration
Our department advisors are here to help you navigate registration for PBHL classes or any other questions you might have about completing your PBHL undergraduate degree. Monica and Petros are available for both in-person drop-ins during the hours listed below and Zoom meetings by appointment. Alternatively, you can email questions to advisors at PBHLAdvisors@ucdenver.edu. In all communication with advisors, please include your name, student ID, and question.
In-Person or Remote Advising Office Hours (Spring 2022)
Now that we're back on campus, we would love to have you drop in! We will continue to offer Zoom meetings by appointment for those of you who can't get to campus
Jim Rada, Director of Environmental Health Services, Jefferson County Public Health
Kristy Richardson, Ph.D., State Toxicologist, Director, Toxicology and Environmental Epidemiology Office, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Morgan Cameron, M.A., Environmental Justice Unit Program Assistant, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Mike Van Dyke, Ph.D., Colorado School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Ivan J. Ramírez, Ph.D., CU Denver, Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Story Sharing about BIPOC at CU Denver
Diversity? Equity? Inclusion? How do students, staff and faculty members who self-identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) experience DEI, structural racism, and white supremacy in the university? Join a digital BIPOC storytelling workshop to share your lived experiences as a BIPOC campus community member. Six seats are available in a 2-day digital storytelling workshop on Auraria campus.
Each participant receives a $250 stipend after completing the two-day workshop.
Location: North Classroom Building, Room 1806
Date and Time: Friday, April 22, 12:00pm-5:00pm and Friday, April 29, 12:00pm-5:00pm .
Dr. Marty Otañez (Anthropology)
Dr. Bryan Wee (Geography & Environmental Sciences)
Summer Job Opportunity with Public Health Institute at Denver Health
Job Title: Research Assistant I (Part-time 16-20 hours per week)
Job Summary: Using standard work practices, the Research Assistant I collects data from persons who inject drugs (PWID) in the Denver metro area as part of the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System (NHBS). Staff may also optionally conduct rapid HIV testing and provide risk reduction/prevention counseling. Must be able to attend the required trainings on two Saturdays in May.
Job Title: Student Assistant III (Part-time 10 hours per week)
Job Summary: This position will assist with administrative tasks, event planning, and communications for the student affairs team within the Office of Academic & Student Affairs (OASA). The Student Assistant III will work closely with the Student Lifecycle Senior Professional and support the day-to-day operations of the office, as well as special events and programs.