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ColoradoSPH alum helping to research viruses, including Zika and Dengue

Days after earning his Masters in Public Health, Naveed Heydari flew to Ecuador to lead a team of researchers studying environmental conditions that promote the spread of the Zika, Dengue viruses.

How one public health alum is helping teens open up by writing it down

Heather Kennedy, MPH ’10, an alum of ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz is part of a team that created a local youth action board to raise awareness and improve services for mental health.

Top grad Teresa Nguyen advocates from the heart

Teresa Nguyen, MPH '16, ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz

Teresa Nguyen may be small in stature, but she's proven to be more than large in impact and drive. Her traveling speech work for adolescents with disabilities is just one way she actively, positively influences those around her.

Guatemalan Global Health Fellow returning home with new skills, new perspective

Guatemala ColoradoSPH Center for Global Health

Saskia Bunge-Montes, MD, Celgene Global Health Fellow at ColoradoSPH's Center for Global Health, will soon finish MPH degree with full intentions to bring new training and perspective to the field back in her homeland, Guatemala.

Ashley Seastone, MPH '14: Passion for education led to work with local GED program

While studying for her master’s in public health at ColoradoSPH at CSU, Ashley Seastone, MPH '14, learned she had a passion in the education field, and a strong desire to help people overcome health disparities.

MPH student makes national news commenting on LGBT community fitness

ColoradoSPH at UNC student, Kelly Hall, weighs in on LGBT fitness challenges and health disparities in a report from the U.S. News and World Report.

MPH students conduct health assessment in Chaffee County

Chaffee County, Colorado

After conducting a 3-month-long community health assessment for Chaffee County Public Health as part of their Community Health Assessment class, ColoradoSPH students presented their top three recommendations.

ColoradoSPH alum finds her passion preventing foodborne illness

Kelsey Hanley, MPH '15, ColoradoSPH at CSU

Kelsey Hanley, MPH '15, found her niche post-graduation as Environmental Publich Health Investigator, working to reduce the risk of communicable and infectious diseases.

Cain '15 receives fellowship to work in Africa with CDC HIV program

ColoradoSPH graduate Meagan Cain, MPH '15, has been awarded a CDC fellowship to work on HIV intervention programs in four African countries.

MPH Fulbright student from Afghanistan: "I've always felt accepted"

Tahir Mohammad, ColoradoSPH Fulbright student 2016

Mohammed Tahir left war-torn Afghanistan for the MPH program at ColoradoSPH at CU Anschutz; soon to graduate, he's planning big things for his return.

CCTSI launches careers of young researchers

Alumna Allison Shapiro

Alumna Allison Shapiro participated in a program within the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute where she received support to design and implement the Baby Biology of Intrauterine Metabolic Programming (BabyBUMP) project.

An MPH practicum in LGBT equality

MPH Student KC Hall

ColoradoSPH at University of Northern Colorado student KC Hall is completing her practicum with One Colorado, the state's LGBT advocacy organization.

ColoradoSPH Alums in Action: Making an Impact in School Wellness

Healthy Lunches for Kids

Two ColoradoSPH alumnae from the Colorado State University campus, Rachel Hurshman '12 and Courtney Bell '15, are working hard to find innovative ways to integrate healthier choices in school lunches.

Epidemiology PhD student worked on study tying Colorado ER visits to pot use

Out-of-towners using marijuana in Colorado are ending up in the emergency room at an increasing rate, according to data collected at University of Colorado Hospital and analyzed by Katelyn Hall, Epi PhD student at ColoradoSPH.

Brian Turner, MPH ’15, Named CPHA President Elect

Brian Turner Alumni

ColoradoSPH alum Brian Turner, MPH ’15, has been named the President Elect for the Colorado Public Health Association.

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