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Congratulations to the recipients of the School of Public Health’s 2019 commencement awards. These members of our community were recognized for their outstanding commitment to both the School and field of public health. more...
On Monday, May 20, the School conferred degrees to its 74th graduating class at a commencement ceremony held in the Hearst Greek Theatre. Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and more...
Bioethics expert Osagie Obasogie, Haas Distinguished Chair and professor in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, was honored with the 2019 Distinguished Faculty Mentor Award by UC Berkeley, along with two other campus more...
Bernadette Lim, a student in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, was named one of the National Minority Quality Forum's (NMQF) 40 Under 40 Leaders in Minority Health in 2019. She is the youngest recipient of this more...
Joshua Pepper, a 5th-year student in the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, has been awarded a 2018 Piscano Scholarship by the Piscano Leadership Foundation (PLF). The scholarships, valued up to $28,000 each, are more...
In June, students in Mexico received the first diplomado, or certificate, from an online health course delivered by the international, inter-institutional UC-Mexico Initiative. The course, titled Health Management and more...
Professor Emily Ozer was recently honored with an Outstanding Mentor Award from the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA). The award celebrates professors who exemplify outstanding mentoring of the next generation of more...
UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program (JMP) student Tara Benesch received a 2018 U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award in recognition of her commitment and sustained dedication to improving health more...
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...

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