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Latino child with parents
A recent collaborative study between UC Berkeley School of Public Health and Contra Costa County researchers evaluated the efficacy of a culturally tailored obesity intervention for Latino children, Familias Activas y more...
Emily Ozer
Emily Ozer, professor of community health and human development, was chosen to receive a 2014-2015 Chancellor’s Award for Public Service in the category of Faculty Research in the Public Interest. The public service awards more...
In honor of National Minority Health Awareness Month, the chairs of the Health Care Task Forces of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus more...
In 2009, cell biologist Lin He changed the direction of her research after a surprisingly fruitful collaboration with a woman scientist in Beijing. The same program that funded that successful project, the Chau Hoi Shuen more...
Seth Holmes, assistant professor of public health and medical anthropology at UC Berkeley, has been honored with the James M. Blaut Award in recognition of his book, Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies. The award, established by the more...
Stephen M. Shortell, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management and dean emeritus at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 TRUST Award, more...
When five UC Berkeley students assembled to enter the 2015 Emory Global Health Case Competition—the first time a Berkeley team had entered—they weren’t expecting to win. Nonetheless, they took the top prize at the more...
Berkeley researchers will receive $5.8 million over five years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, to develop tools to quickly spot and identify more...
Researchers at the UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Nutrition Policy Institute and UC Berkeley School of Public Health will use a nearly $2 million childhood obesity prevention grant from the U.S. Department more...
children bullying
The journal Pediatrics published a special supplement on bioethics co-edited by Dr. John Lantos of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and Dr. Jodi Halpern, professor of bioethics in the UC Berkeley- more...
Robert Cooper
Robert C. Cooper, a professor emeritus at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, died at his home in Martinez, Calif., on February 17, 2015. Cooper was born in San Francisco in 1928 and grew up in Alameda, Calif. He was a more...
The American Journal of Public Health released a special supplement issue in March 2015, devoted to innovations in public health education, featuring articles about two groundbreaking programs at the UC Berkeley School of more...
A study published February in Environmental Health Perspectives investigates the relationship between flame retardants and childhood obesity. Researchers examined whether pre- and post-natal exposure to the components of more...
Innovation in medical technology has a tremendous power to supply new drugs, devices, and diagnostics that improve health, reduce risks, and extend life. But innovation in medical technology has also led to unsustainable more...
Dr. Helen Wallace, a world-renowned professor, mentor and advocate known for her passion for improving the lives of women and children, has left a bequest valued at more than $13 million to the UC Berkeley School of Public more...
children in school with teacher
In order to help Californians control pests in the safest possible manner, the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s Center for Environmental Research and Children’s Health (CERCH) will be offering a new training course for more...
California has more accountable care organizations (ACOs) than any other state in the country, with particularly rapid growth over the past two years. This is a good thing, according to the Berkeley Forum for Improving more...
In January, the School’s Committee on Teaching Excellence (CoTE) honored UC Berkeley School of Public Health educators who received high student evaluation marks for their instruction during the Spring 2014 semester. To more...
Patient receives blood glucose test from nurse
According to the CDC, almost half of all Americans have one or more chronic illnesses. For those age 65 or older, the figure is closer to 85 percent. This make chronic illness care a crucial test for health care reform in more...
A large meta-analysis of 12 studies in sub-Saharan Africa found that women who used a type of injectable birth control had a moderately increased risk of becoming infected with HIV. The analysis was conducted by UC Berkeley more...

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