2016-17 Events

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The UC Berkeley School of Public Health Dean's Speaker Series is designed to bring distinguished experts to Berkeley and engage the community on a variety of current and important topics in the field of public health.

Spring 2017

January

Dr. Larry Brilliant Book coverA Conversation with Larry Brilliant 
Larry Brilliant, Chairman of the Board, Skoll Global Threats Fund
Watch the video of this talk.

 

 

 

 

February

Shannon Brownlee Beyond Coverage: After the ACA
Shannon Brownlee, journalist and Senior Vice President, Lown Institute
Watch the video of this talk.

 

 

 

March

Eli ClareGrappling with Cure
Eli Clare, writer, speaker, activist
Watch the video of this talk.

 

 

 

May

Malcom PottsThe Next 82 Years: Faculty and Students Confronting Existential Challenges 
Malcom Potts, Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
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Fall 2016

September

Wintemute and CerdaFirearm Violence: Research and Action 
Dr. Garen Wintemute, Director of the Violence Prevention Research Program and Professor, UC Davis, and Magdalena Cerda, Vice Chancellor's Chair in Violence Prevention and Associate Professor, UC Davis
Watch the video of this talk.
Read the Q&A with Dr. Garen Wintemute 

 

 

 

October

Sophie Egan Devoured: A Journey in the American Food Psyhe
Sophie Egan, 
Director of Programs and Culinary Nutrition, Strategic Initiatives Group, The Culinary Institute of America
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November

Lynn BarrFrom Biomedicine to Bioregion: The Geographies of a Care-Based Economy
Lynn Barr, Chief Executive Officer, Caravan Health
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December

Iton, Hernandez, SmithFrom Biomedicine to Bioregion: The Geographies of a Care-Based Economy
Dr. Anthony Iton, Senior Vice President of Health Communities, The California Endowment; Dr. Sandra R. Hernandez, President and CEO, California Health Care Foundation; Dr. Karen Smith, Director and State Public Health Officer, California Department of Public Health
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