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Tessa Crume, MSPH, PhD

Assistant Professor

Tessa Crume, MSPH, PhD
Research Interests:
  • Maternal child health
  • Life course epidemiology
  • Critical early life developmental periods for chronic disease risk
  • Early infant diet
  • Childhood obesity and metabolic disease 
  • Courses taught by Dr. Crume:
  • EPID 6630- Intro to Epidemiology, Spring
  • EPID 6644- Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology, Fall
  • Current Research Projects:
  • Population-based surveillance of congenital heart defects across the life-course ​
  • The role of early life nutrition on macro- and micro- vascular complications in youth with type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • The impact of a community-based pre and post-natal smoking cessation program targeted at low-income women on birth outcomes
  • Education:
  • Colorado School of Public Health, PhD (Epidemiology) 2010
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, MSPH 2001
  • Colorado State University, MS (Microbiology) 1997
  • Colorado School of Public Health

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