Making life better for Denver students is Colleen Vernola’s charge
Colleen Vernola is the health educator at the University of Denver, a private university in the heart of the city. In this position, she’s part of the Health and Counseling Center Health Promotion team. The group is responsible for developing evidence-based, inclusive programs designed to support student success by improving the health and well-being of the diverse University of Denver student body.
Ms. Vernola earned a master of public health degree from the USF College of Public Health. The Department of Community and Family Health served as her academic home and includes more than 10 concentrations that lead to MPH, MSPH, DrPH, and PhD degrees. Additionally, the department offers several dual degrees, graduate certificates, and special programs.