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Apr 15 2014
Professor Sarah Stanley
Sarah Stanley, assistant professor in infectious diseases and vaccinology, was recently selected as a 2014 Searle Scholar. The Searle Scholars Program supports the independent research of exceptional young faculty in the more...
Apr 14 2014
Professor Emeritus Chin Long Chiang
Professor Emeritus Chin Long Chiang, leader of the Biostatistics program at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health for many years, passed away on April 1, 2014, at the age of 99. He was preceded in death by his wife of more more...
Mar 25 2014
nurse helping patient
When Berkeley researchers conducted a national survey of physician practices on their involvement in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), they discovered some good and bad news.  “The good news is that practices that have more...
Mar 17 2014
young boy
The opening or expansion of a casino in a community is associated with increased family income, decreased poverty rates, and a decreased risk of childhood overweight or obesity, according to a recent study coauthored by Will more...
Mar 06 2014
Latino youth in Salinas Valley
How does social adversity affect the timing of puberty? How do social adversity and early puberty influence risk-taking behavior in teens?  Julianna Deardorff, assistant professor in the Maternal and Child Health program, more...
Mar 05 2014
tag cloud
Two studies headed by Timothy Brown, professor of health economics, show that public health spending in California not only improves health status, but also saves lives. While there has been research about the return on more...
Mar 03 2014
Differences in state-by-state education policy could be driving a growing number of ADHD cases among school children in the U.S., according to a new book by two professors at the University of California, Berkeley. In The more...
Feb 19 2014
Holmes at 2013 AAA meeting
Seth Holmes’s book chronicling the five years he spent in the field with indigenous Mexican migrants has recently received two awards acknowledging its significance in the field of anthropology: the 2013 New Millennium Book more...
Jan 22 2014
Professor Alan Hubbard
Alan Hubbard, associate professor of biostatistics, has been approved for a funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study Semiparametric Causal Inference Methods for adaptive statistical more...
Jan 22 2014
Clinical Professor Cheri Pies
Maternal and Child Health Journal recently released a special issue with the theme of “Advancing MCH Life Course,” co-edited by Cheri Pies, clinical professor with the Maternal & Child Health and the DrPH programs. The more...
Jan 22 2014
Laura Stock has taken on the role of executive director for the Labor and Occupational Health Program (LOHP), a community outreach program of the Center for Occupational and Environmental Health at the UC Berkeley School of more...
Jan 21 2014
Professor Martyn Smith
Martyn Smith, professor of toxicology, was awarded the 2014 Alexander Hollaender Award by the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS) for his contributions to the field of environmental toxicology. The award more...
Jan 16 2014
man looks in mirror
A recent study reveals that racism may impact aging at the cellular level. Researchers found signs of accelerated aging in African American men who reported high levels of racial discrimination and who had internalized anti- more...
Dec 02 2013
In October, Emily Ozer and Allison Harvey received a $710,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study sleep patterns and substance use among high school students. Ozer is an associate professor in the UC more...
Dec 02 2013
Doug Oman, associate adjunct professor with the School of Public Health, recently began a new research project studying the relationships between religion and spirituality and public health. The work was funded in July by a more...
Nov 21 2013
Elderly woman with family caregiver
UC Berkeley School of Public Health researchers state in a new study that an unprecedented increase in seniors over the next decade could nearly double Medi-Cal long-term care costs, from $6.6 billion to $12.4 billion more...
Nov 18 2013
Bay Trail in Richmond
Residents of Richmond, Calif., on the northeastern edge of San Francisco Bay, expect climate change to present their city with major challenges—from rising sea levels to higher temperatures, flood risks and increased energy more...
Nov 12 2013
This past October marked the 13th annual Binational Health Week, which encompassed nearly a month of activities aimed at improving the health of underserved Latinos. Since its inception, the series of events has grown into a more...
Nov 05 2013
Susan Fang
Susan Fang, a San Francisco native studying to become a physician in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, worked this summer to help organize low-income Chinese immigrants to defend San Francisco’s Health Care more...
Nov 05 2013
preteen girls
New research in Pediatrics shows that obesity is the largest predictor of earlier onset puberty in girls, a phenomenon which is affecting white girls at younger ages than previously reported. Published online Nov. 3, the more...

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