Public Health Seminars

The Colorado School of Public Health and the Center for Public Health Practice sponsor a monthly seminar series dedicated to the various issues in public health practice and research.  Students, faculty and visitors are invited to attend the monthly seminars featuring CSPH faculty and public health leaders.  Presentations are available for viewing online after each session. 

There are no scheduled seminars during Summer 2012.



Monday, April 23, 2012 | Streaming Video
"Community Health Workers in the New Population Health System"
Mori Krantz, MD, Peter Raich, MD, Belinda Garcia, MSW, Liz Whitley, PhD, Betsy Risendal, PhD

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 | Streaming Video
"Windrunner" A Multimedia Presentation:  An Indigenous Perspective on Community Health
Michael E. Bird, MSW, MPH, Vice Chair of the Kewa Pueblo Health

Monday, March 26, 2012 | Streaming Video
"Understanding Public Health Hazards Associated with Natural Gas Development"
Roxana Witter, MD, MSPH, Associate Research Professor

Monday, February 27, 2012  |  Streaming Video
"Understanding Social Determinants of Health from the Ground Up:  Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart"
George Ware, MS, Co-Chair, Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart
Patti Iwasaki, MSW, Co-Chair, Taking Neighborhood Health to Heart
Debbi Main, PhD, Professor and Chair, Dept.of Health and Behavioral Sciences, University of Colorado

Monday, January 30, 2012  |  Streaming Video
"The Skinny on Obesity Prevention"
John C. Peters, PhD, Chief Strategy Officer and Associate Professor of Medicine
Colorado Center for Health and Wellness, Aurora, CO

Monday, November 21, 2011 | Streaming Video
"Improving Health in Boulder County: Implementing the Public Health Act of 2008"
Jeff Zayach, MS, Public Health Director and Health Harmon, MH, Director of Health Programs
Boulder County Public Health, Boulder, CO

Monday, October 24, 2011 | Streaming Video
"Food Policy in Colorado" Susan Motika, JD
 Senior Legal and Policy Analyst, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, CO

Monday, October 17, 2011 | Streaming Video
"Dental Therapy:  Philanthropy and Health Policy"   Albert K. Yee, MD, MPH
Senior Project Director/Health Advisor, Health and Human Development Division
Education Development Center, Inc.   Newton, MA

Wednesday, October 12, 2011 | Streaming Video
"America's National Parks:  Living Laboratories for Translating the Vision of One Health into Practice"
 David Wong, MD, Commander, U.S. Public Health Service, Chief, Epidemiology/Health Promotion Branch
 National Park Service, Office of Public Health, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Monday, September 26, 2011 | Streaming Video
"Public Health State of the State", Christopher Urbina, MD, MPH, Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer,  Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

Monday, April 25, 2011 | ED 2 North Room 1206 | Streaming Video | PH Seminar RTauxe Slides (PDF)
"Learning from Foodborne Outbreaks:  Improving the Processes of Public Health" presented by Robert Tauxe, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Director, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Monday, April 4, 2011 | ED 2 North, Room 1206 | Streaming Video
"Colorado Association of Local Public Health Officials(CALPHO) Quarterly Education Session"  CALPHO and the Center for Public Health Practice celebrate National Public Health Week by hosting the quarterly education session.  Topics include "The Changing Public Health Landscape - Health Reform and Public Health Accreditation" presented by Dr. Hugh Tilson (one of the authors of the 1988 IOM "Future of Public Health" report and Public Health Accreditation Board member) among others.

Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 | ED2 North, Room 1107 | Streaming Video
"Communities Putting Prevention to Work:  Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activitiy through Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change," presented by Stacy Weinberg, M.A., Director of Epidemiology, Planning & Communication, Tri-County Health Department.

Monday, Nov. 15, 2010 | ED2 North, Room 1102 | Streaming Video
"Reflecting on the Past, Perspectives on the Future: A Conversation Between CSPH Dean Richard Hamman and Dr. Ned Calonge," presented by Richard Hamman, MD, DrPH, dean of the Colorado School of Public Health and Ned Calonge, MD, president and CEO of  the Colorado Trust.

Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 | ED2 North, Room 1107 | Streaming Video
"Colorado's Public Health Training Center Invited Panel", panel will include Tim Byers, Associate Dean, Center for Public Health Practice; Lisa VanRaemdonck, Executive Director, CALPHO & The Public Health Alliance of Colorado; Emily Burns, Executive Director, Southwestern Colorado AHEC; and Angela Sauaia, Director, Project TEACH; Kathleen Matthews, Director, Office of Planning & Partnerships, CDPHE.

Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 | ED2 North, Room 1107 | Streaming Video
"New Links Between Clinic and Community: Opportunities for Public Health in Healthcare Reform," presented by Tim Byers, MD, MPH, Associate Dean, Public Health Practice; Professor, Epidemiology.

 Dec. 07, 2009 Streaming Video
"Implementing an Evidence-Based Program Framework in Prevention Services”
  Presented by Dr. Gabriel Kaplan.