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UC Berkeley School of Public Health DrPH candidate Christopher Chau was awarded a 2016-2017 Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey and Darlene Edgley Fellowship. The Yancey/Edgley DrPH Dissertation Fellowship funds dissertation more...
Alexandra Carter, an MPH student in the Health & Social Behavior program at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has been named a Human Rights Center Fellow by the Human Rights Center at the UC Berkeley School of Law more...
Although demand for local food in the Bay Area is on the rise, most small farms struggle to stay afloat. But a new student startup called Farmcation, which grew from a UC Berkeley School of Public Health innovation course more...
Camera Jones
President of the American Public Health Association and gifted allegorist Camara Phyllis Jones MD, MPH, PhD will deliver the keynote address at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Commencement ceremony on May 16, to be more...
Professor Malcolm Potts believes two existential questions will dominate the lives and careers of today’s undergraduate students as the 21st century progresses. "First, can the global economy move become biologically 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...
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...
Bollywood dance class
Can Bollywood dance help South Asians in the United States manage type 2 diabetes? Amlu Natesan, a UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program student, is partnering with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute ( more...
Jeff Oxendine, associate dean for public health practice at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, is one of six California leaders honored with the 2013 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award. The awards, given on more...
The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry (BCGC) has been awarded a $3.4 million training grant by the National Science Foundation. The grant will train five to six Ph.D. students annually for five years in the principles of more...
Before starting classes, incoming public health students lend a hand On Wednesday, August 22, incoming graduate students in public health spent the afternoon performing public service at nonprofit organizations throughout more...
Four students in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program are among 15 graduate students who have been named 2012-13 Bay Area Albert Schweitzer Fellows. The fellows will spend the next year learning to effectively address more...
After Ravi Mehta finishes his workday as a psychologist at the San Francisco Department of Public Health, he logs onto his computer at home to attend class at the University of California, Berkeley. This week, Mehta and his more...
On May 19, more than 300 students will cross the stage in Zellerbach Hall to receive their diplomas at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Commencement ceremony. Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and chief executive more...
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In a Berkeley Blog entry, Dean Stephen Shortell and Dr.P.H. student Joe Schuchter write about the interaction between health and wealth and recommend steps to narrow the gaps in health and income. “A starting point for more...
On March 24, UC Berkeley's team of undergraduate public health students took first place in the California Association of Healthcare Leaders (CAHL) 4th Annual College Bowl Competition in Sacramento. The UC Berkeley team—Chu more...
When the current cohort of Center for Health Leadership (CHL) fellows decided to enter the blogosphere, CHL education director Ellie Schindelman applauded their bravery. “Very few of them have any experience with blogs and more...