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Seth Holmes, a UC Berkeley associate professor of medical anthropology and public health, is a recipient of a 2016 American Anthropological Association award for his work on immigration, health and inequality. Holmes, also more...
Ordering HIV test
How you offer patients an HIV test has a significant impact on the likelihood of them accepting tests, finds a University of California study published by The BMJ on January 19. Worldwide, approximately 37 million people are more...
Emily Ozer
Emily Ozer, professor of community health sciences, 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 are presented 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...
Seth Holmes, assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was awarded the 2014 Association for Humanist Sociology (AHS) Book Award at the association’s annual conference in Ohio in October.   His book, Fresh Fruit, more...
In September, assistant professor Seth Holmes was honored by OUT for Sustainability at the first annual Fab Planet Summit. OUT4S is a volunteer-run organization, based in Seattle, dedicated to mobilizing the lesbian, gay, 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...
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...
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...
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"Oaxacan [Mexicans] like to work bent over."   "They're lower to the ground, so they're perfect for berry picking."   During his years of fieldwork among indigenous Mexican migrant farmworkers, physician and anthropologist more...
In a February commentary for the American Journal of Preventative Medicine (AJPM), Lori Dorfman, associate adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and director of the nonprofit Berkeley Media Studies more...
Extraordinary mentor, accomplished scholar, influential teacher, exceptional role model—these are just a few of the superlatives students and colleagues used to describe Professor Meredith Minkler in letters of nomination more...