Weekly Edition – September 13, 2011
In this week’s edition
:: School welcomes first two of four dean finalists to campus
:: Attend the fall alumni event
:: Join our team – CSPH is recruiting a new Finance and Accounting Manager
:: Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center announces annual grant recipients
School welcomes first two of four dean finalists to campus
The Colorado School of Public Health and University of Colorado Denver Provost’s Office, are pleased to welcome the first two of four dean finalists to the school’s campuses the week of September 19.
Deborah Helitzer, ScD, Associate Dean for Research Education at the University of New Mexico will visit the CU’s Anschutz Medical Campus and Denver Campus, Colorado State University and University of Northern Colorado Monday, September 19 – Wednesday, September 21. Dr. Helitzer will deliver an open forum Wednesday, September 21 from 11:45 to 1 p.m. on the Anschutz Medical Campus Education Building 2 North Room 2106.
Susan Fisher, MS, PhD, Chair of the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine at the University of Rochester will also visit CU’s Anschutz Medical Campus and Denver Campus, Colorado State University and University of Northern ColoradoWednesday, September 21 – Friday, September 23. Dr. Fisher will deliver an open forum Friday, September 23 from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. on the Anschutz Medical Campus Education Building 2 North Room 2106.
The remaining finalists, Dr. Howard Hu of the University of Michigan and Dr. David Goff of Wake Forest University, will visit the school during the week of October 3. Campus visit details and open forums will be published shortly.
For an overview of each finalists please visit the Colorado School of Public Health website http://publichealth.ucdenver.edu and select “Dean Finalists.”
Attend the fall alumni event
Alumni you are invited to attend a fall networking reception and evening with Dr. Maya Angelou as part of the University of Colorado Denver homecoming activities, Friday, October 21.
Public Health Alumni Networking Reception
Friday, October 21 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Registration cost: $10 (with a cash bar)
Meet and mingle with public health alumni from the school’s CU, CSU and UNC campuses, while accessing career building, professional development, and practice-based training opportunities available through the school and Center for Public Health Practice.
Dr. Maya Angelou
Friday, October 21 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $40 for ticket and parking
Public health alumni are encouraged to attend the University of Colorado Denver homecoming event “Dr. Maya Angelo at the Paramount Theatre” scheduled to begin immediately following the conclusion of the networking reception. The Paramount Theatre is conveniently located half block away Marlowe’s providing public health alumni and friends an evening full of networking, career development and thoughtful entertainment. Tickets are sold separately from the networking reception but include parking good for both the networking event and Dr. Maya Angelou
View Maya Angelou event and ticket details
Join our team – CSPH is recruiting a new Finance and Accounting Manager
The Colorado School of Public Health has an opening for a full-time Finance and Accounting Manager. The Finance and Accounting Manager exercises authority over the full range of financial and administrative functions as a work leader for directing, monitoring and evaluating the financial status of the Colorado School of Public Health general funds, fiscal operations of the schools’ sponsored programs and grants programs, and payroll operations support school-wide. Position also provides direction and oversight for all Colorado School of Public Health financial and administrative processes and procedures; performs organizational analyses and reports, functions as the secondary interface for the Colorado School of Public Health finance and administrative affairs. Coordinates and assures that all fiscal rules and procedures are current and fully complied with by the Colorado School of Public Health.
The Finance and Accounting Manager would serve as an expert in financial resources within the Colorado School of Public Health Finance, Budget and Accounting section during the annual budget, mid-year review processes, and year-end financial close.
Additionally, the Finance and Accounting Manager functions as the Colorado School of Public Health Grants, Contract and Compliance Officer providing oversight for financial grant management, budgeting, and reporting. The position will manage grants and contracts activities for a diverse portfolio of research, education, and service units at Colorado School of Public Health. Key duties include managing the fiscal aspects of the grants process from proposal budget development, review of key grant terms, calculation and extrapolation of financial data, and grant compliance and reporting. Preparation of grant budgets, grant reports, and other documents that assist in meeting or exceeding grant budgeting guidelines and reporting requirements. Knowledge of the principals and practices of governmental accounting, including the ability to advise Directors, Faculty and Principal Investigators on the management of large restricted grants from all sectors, including Federal grants.
For additional information or to apply, please visit www.jobsatcu.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=66133.
Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center announces annual grant recipients
The Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center, located at the Colorado School of Public Health, has announced the recipients of its annual grant program. The Center will distribute a total of $64,774 to projects that promote the health, safety and productivity of the region’s workers. Out of 21 applications received this year, the Mountain & Plains ERC will support eight pilot projects that address a wide range of topics from infection control in hospitals to sustainable building practices. Grant recipients received award notices last week.
In accordance with its mission to improve occupational and environmental health and safety through education, research and community partnerships, the Mountain and Plains ERC funds scientific research projects and translational “research-to-practice” projects through an annual competitive grant process. The Mountain & Plains ERC is supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Award Recipients, Institutions and Project Titles:
• Marisha Burden from Denver Health and Hospital Authority: Bacterial Contamination of Healthcare Worker Uniforms
• Matthew Hallowell from the University of Colorado Boulder: Research to Practice: Prevention through Design and Construction Safety Management Tool for Sustainable Building Projects
• Brie Hawley from Colorado State University: Is Green Diesel Healthy Diesel?
• Mwangi Ndonga from Colorado State University: Characterizing Inhalable Size Distributions in the Workplace
• Natalie Schwatka from Colorado State University: Impact of the Aging Workforce on Workers’ Compensation (WC) Claims
• Charles Henry from Colorado State University: Portable Monitor for Aerosol-Based Heavy Metal Exposure
• Krista Hoffmeister from Colorado State University: Ergonomic climate in organizations: Development of an assessment tool
• Carla Lopez Del Puerto: Cultural Competency and Communication for Construction Workers
Public Health Matters
Upcoming Events | View details about these events online
:: September 14 – Prospective Student Information Session
:: September 14 – HSMP Department Seminar
:: September 15 – Certificate Programs Deadline
:: September 15 – 2011 Supplier Showcase
:: September 19 – National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE) Webinar Series: Future Perspectives on Certified in Public Health
:: September 20 – Executive Council
:: September 21 – Public Health in the Rockies
:: September 21 – Dr. Deborah Helitzer | Open Forum
:: September 23 – Dr. Fisher | Open Forum
:: September 26 – Colorado School of Public Health Seminar
:: September 27 – CEHA Annual Meeting
:: September 28 – HSMP Department Seminar
:: September 28 – Prospective Student Information Session
:: September 29 – Latino Research and Policy Center 2011 Working Summit
:: September 30 – Miriam Nelson Presentation
:: September 30 – Latino Research and Policy Center 2011 Working Summit
Public Health Job Opportunities | View details about these opportunities online
:: Health Data Analyst – Englewood, CO
:: Temporary Student Employment Opportunity – Denver, CO
:: Project Manager I – Denver, CO
:: Biostatistician – Denver, CO
:: Research Assistant – Denver, CO
:: Assistant/Associate Professor – Fort Collins, CO
:: Statistical Analyst – Denver Metro
:: Hospital Education Coordinator – Denver/Aurora
:: Public Health Administrator: SE Colorado – Kiowa County
:: Injury Prevention Manager – Aurora, CO
:: Data Analyst – Denver, CO
:: Denver Health Associate Director Dental Services – Denver, CO
:: Director of Billing – Denver, CO
:: Immunization Section Chief – Denver Metro
:: Nurse, Denver, CO