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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...
Afghan refugees in Northern California experience different levels of distress, according to gender, when encountering the same situations say researchers in a recently published cross-sectional study. Four areas, in 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...
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...
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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...
Afghan immigrant women have low breast cancer awareness and low utilization of early-detection screening, putting them at increased risk of advanced-stage breast cancer diagnosis, finds recent research from the UC Berkeley more...