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Department of Epidemiology Facts 2011-2012

In the Epidemiology Department there are 31 primary faculty members (19 at the Anschutz Medical Campus and 12 at the Colorado State University Campus in Fort Collins):
1 Distinguished Professor
14 Professors
6 Associate Professors
6 Assistant Professors
4 Instructors and Senior Instructors
In addition to the 31 primary faculty there are also:
11 Adjunct appointments
5 Affiliate appointments
3 Clinical/Volunteer appointments
29 Secondary appointments
Leadership in CSPH – our Epidemiology faculty currently include:
1 Dean Emeritus
1 Dean
2 Associate Deans
1 President of Faculty Senate
We collaborate locally with:
National Jewish Health
Kaiser Permanente
Denver Health
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
El Paso County Department of Public Health and Environment
Tri County Department of Public Health and Environment
Since January 2011, various primary faculty have received the following awards:
5 Inducted into Delta Omega
University of Colorado Chancellor’s Teaching Recognition Award 
CSPH Mentoring Award
Colorado State University Excellence in Education
Colorado State University, College of Applied Human Science Superior Faculty Service    Award 
Peter D. Rossdale Open Award, British Equine Veterinary Assoc.
Honour Award Certificate for Burden Studies Team from CDC
Scholarship in Executive Leadership in Health Information Technology 
Colorado State University, Professor Laureate, College of Natural Sciences
University Distinguished Professor
CSPH Excellence in Faculty Research
Joseph Addison Sewall Award
Top 20 most influential leaders in injury control from CDC
Within the last year our faculty have taught  the following classes:
Research Methods in Epidemiology
Advanced Epidemiology
Developing A Research Grant
Cancer Prevention & Control
Epidemiologic Field Methods
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Analytic Methods in Epidemiology
Clinical Epidemiology
Injury & Violence Epi & Prevention
Intro to Systematic Reviews
Communicable Disease Epidemiology
Investigation of Disease Outbreaks
Public Health Genetics
Public Health Surveillance
Fundamentals of Epidemiology
Genetic Epidemiology
Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
Research Methods with Secondary Data Sets
Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases/Zoonosis
Nutritional Epidemiology 
Advances in Veterinary Epidemiology
Our faculty have over 64 active grants and subcontracts that have received over $8.6 million of funded support in 2012 from the following sources:
American College of Rheumatology
American Heart Association
Center for Disease Control
American Cancer Society
Health Resources and Services Administration
Association of Public Health Laboratories
National Jewish Health
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
University of Michigan
National Cancer Institute
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials
Children's Hospital Colorado
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney
Scholarly work by our faculty:
In 2012 the primary faculty of Epidemiology at CU published over 95 articles in peer reviewed journals.
17 First authors publications
20 Publications include student authors
In 2012 the primary faculty of Epidemiology at CSU published over 60 articles in peer reviewed journals.
21 First author publications
In 2012 the primary faculty at CU were invited to present their expertise at 53 different conferences, meetings or events.
14 Local, state or regional presentations
23 National presentations
16 International presentations
Students pursuing a degree in Epidemiology:
In 2012 there were 89 students enrolled in the Epidemiology programs.
At CU:
55 Students pursuing their MPH – 3 of these are preventive medicine residents
  4 Students working on their MS
18 Students working on their PhD degree
  5 Students working on their DrPH
  7 Students in the MPH in Epidemiology program
Since the Colorado School of Public Health was started in 2008:
79 Students have received their MPH in Epidemiology at CU
10 Students have received their PhD in Epidemiology at CU
  3 Students have received their MPH in Epidemiology at CSU

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