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Sandra McCoy, an associate professor of epidemiology at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has been awarded a five-year grant from the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The award will fund McCoy’s work more...
Increased diagnoses of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as well as viral suppression of adults in East Africa can be achieved with community-based testing and treatment, according to an analysis of interim data from an more...
John Marshall, an assistant professor in residence at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has teamed up with a UC-wide consortium led by UC Riverside to develop robust and reversible gene-drive systems for control of more...
William Satariano, professor of Epidemiology and Community Health Sciences and director of undergraduate health programs at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, died Sunday, May 28, at John Muir Hospital in Walnut Creek more...
In many parts of the world, food insecurity and hunger overlap with the HIV epidemic. To learn more about the effects of food insecurity on HIV treatment and care, Sandra McCoy, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the more...
Harnessing the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s strengths in adolescent health and technological solutions, a research team lead by Assistant Professor Sandra McCoy will develop, implement, and evaluate a novel more...
United States service members who served in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq faced constant risk of injury and death during deployment, as well as repeated disruption of connections with family members and friends—often 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...
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...
Brenda Eskenazi, professor of epidemiology at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was inducted into the Collegium Ramazzini as a fellow during the annual Ramazzini Days in Carpi, Italy. She will bring to the academy more...
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Greater income inequality is linked to more deaths among African Americans, but the effect is reversed among white Americans, who experienced fewer deaths, according to a new study by researchers at the UC Berkeley School of more...
One typically does not hear talk of the health benefits of arsenic, but a new study by researchers from UC Berkeley and the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile has linked arsenic to a 50 percent drop in breast cancer more...
A team of School of Public Health faculty members has received a 2014-2015 Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant. The grant, awarded by Berkeley’s Center for Teaching and Learning, provides an opportunity more...
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UC Berkeley and UCSF have announced the selection of three new scholars in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health & Society Scholars program. The scholars will investigate how connections among biological, more...
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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...
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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...
Arthur Reingold MD, professor of epidemiology and associate dean for research at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was appointed to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) by Secretary Kathleen more...
Neighborhoods where the concentration of liquor stores rises above a certain tipping point are linked to higher rates of binge drinking, according to a new analysis led by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. A survey in more...
Assistant professors Julianna Deardorff and Mahasin Mujahid have each received Hellman Junior Faculty Awards from UC Berkeley. Established by F. Warren Hellman in 1995, the purpose of the Hellman Fellows Fund is to support more...
On Wednesday, August 29, Professor Brenda Eskenazi received the John Goldsmith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Epidemiology from the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), a society more...