Accomplishments: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

January 25, 2023
Louisa Messenger (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-published an article titled "Efficacy of pyriproxyfen-pyrethroid long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) and chlorfenapyr-pyrethroid LLINs compared with pyrethroid-only LLINs for malaria control in Benin: a cluster-randomised, superiority trial" in The Lancet journal.  New classes of long…
January 20, 2023
Karen Callahan (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-published an article titled, "Lung cancer in never smokers: Distinct population-based patterns by age, sex, and race/ethnicity," in the journal Lung Cancer. In this study, researchers examined the patterns of lung cancer among people who never smoked, an understudied but sizable group. The…
January 5, 2023
Louisa Messenger (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-published an article titled, "Entomological Characteristics of Malaria Transmission across Benin: An Essential Element for Improved Deployment of Vector Control Interventions" in the journal Insects. Entomological surveillance in Benin has historically been limited to zones where indoor…
January 3, 2023
Louisa Messenger (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-published an article on "Multi-centre discriminating concentration determination of broflanilide and potential for cross-resistance to other public health insecticides in Anopheles vector populations" in the journal Scientific Reports. Novel insecticides are urgently needed to control…
December 19, 2022
Emylia Terry (Environmental and Occupational Health) has received a 2022 Injury and Violence Prevention Student Research Grant from the Colorado School of Public Health Injury and Violence Prevention Center (IVPC). This grant was created by IVPC to support students who are pursing research or evaluation projects in the field of injury and…
December 12, 2022
Lung-Wen Antony Chen (Environmental and Occupational Health), along with researchers from Desert Research Institute, University of California, Riverside, and California Air Resources Board,  recently published an article, "Evidence of non-tailpipe emission contributions to PM2.5 and PM10 near southern California highways," in Environmental…
December 5, 2022
Kristina Mihajlovski, Mark Buttner, Patricia Cruz, Brian Labus, Elizabeth Detrick (all Environmental and Occupational Health), and Barbara St. Pierre Schneider (University of Texas at Arlington) co-authored the article "SARS-CoV-2 Surveillance with Environmental Surface Sampling in Public Areas" in the journal PLoS ONE. The objective of this…
December 2, 2022
Bertille Assoumou (Medicine), Courtney Coughenour (Environmental and Occupational Health), Amruta Godbole (Epidemiology and Biostatistics), and Ian McDonough (Economics) published an article titled, "Senior food insecurity in the USA: a systematic literature review," in the journal Public Health Nutrition. After examining 20 articles, they found…
November 21, 2022
Chad Cross (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) and Louisa Messenger (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-published an article on "Epidemiological, Entomological, and Climatological Investigation of the 2019 Dengue Fever Outbreak in Gewane District, Afar Region, North-East Ethiopia" in the journal Insects. Dengue Fever (DF) is an important…
November 14, 2022
Jennifer Pharr (EOH), Lung-Chang Chien (EAB), Max Gakh (EOH), Jason Flatt (SBH), Krystal Kittle (SBH), and Emylia Terry (EOH) from the School of Public Health recently published, "Moderating Effect of Community and Individual Resilience on Structural Stigma and Suicidal Ideation among Sexual and Gender Minority Adults in the United States," in the…
October 25, 2022
Erika Marquez (Environmental and Occupational Health), Amanda Haboush-Deloye, and Erick B López (both Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy) published their research, "Improving the Identification of Children with Elevated Blood Lead Levels: A Pilot Project Using an Academic Detailing Approach," in the Journal of Community Medicine…
October 18, 2022
Louisa Messenger (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-published a paper on "Protective efficacy of holed and aging PBO-pyrethroid synergist-treated nets on malaria infection prevalence in north-western Tanzania" in the journal PLoS Global Public Health.  This study presents the durability of two types of nets with and without the synergist…