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Asa Bradman, environmental health scientist and associate professor at the School of Public Health, received  the Organic Center’s Award of Excellence at the organization’s annual benefit dinner on March 6. The award more...
Last week, Stephen Shortell, professor of the graduate school and dean emeritus at the School of Public Health, delivered the annual Sam Shapiro lecture at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The more...
Jodi Halpern, professor of bioethics in the School of Public Health and the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical program, traveled to Davos, Switzerland to speak at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in January. Each more...
In February, Professor of the Graduate School Richard Scheffler was elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), one of the highest honors awarded to social insurance professionals. The over 1,100 members of more...
This spring semester, the UC Berkeley School of Public Health is fortunate to welcome three more new members to the faculty. These assistant professors will add expertise in environmental exposures, infectious diseases, and more...
Morello-Frosch Portrait
UC Berkeley professor Rachel Morello-Frosch is no stranger to the inequities of America. For years she’s researched how toxic pollution compounds the problems facing communities already struggling with racism, malnutrition more...
In October, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) elected 85 new members in recognition of the major contributions these individuals have made to the advancement of the medical sciences, healthcare, and public health. Among more...
Five new faculty members join the School of Public Health
For the 2018-19 academic year, the UC Berkeley School of Public Health is fortunate to welcome five new members to the faculty. These junior and mid-level professors have expertise in key areas of public health, including more...
Incoming President of the Public Health Alumni Association Board of Directors Marta Cieslak MPH '10 recently interviewed the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s interim dean, William H. Dow, on behalf of our alumni more...
Denise Herd
Renowned public health scholar Denise Herd began serving as the UC Berkeley Haas Institute for Fair and Inclusive Society's new associate director in June, pledging to bolster collaboration among the Institute's faculty 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...
William H. Dow, Professor of Health Economics and Kaiser Permanente Endowed Chair in Health Policy and Management, has been named interim dean of the UC Berkeley School of the Public Health, beginning July 1, 2018. Dow, a more...
On May 1, Professor Richard M. Scheffler was awarded the Berkeley Citation, among the highest honors the campus bestows on its community. The award was presented by School of Public Health Dean Emeritus Stephen M. Shortell more...
Dean Stefano Bertozzi
Stefano Bertozzi, who has led the School of Public Health for 5 years, will step down from his position effective July 1, 2018. He will remain as a full-time member of the School’s faculty in the Division of Health Policy more...
Daniel Portnoy
Daniel Portnoy, molecular cell biology and public health professor, is one of three UC Berkeley faculty members to be elected a 2017 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) fellow. The NAI—an organization which champions the more...
Nicholas Jewell
Nicholas Jewell, professor of biostatistics and statistics, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Individuals are elected because they have more...
Group photo of Fall 2016 CoTE awardees
More than 60 UC Berkeley School of Public Health educators who received high student evaluation marks for their instruction during the Fall 2016 semester were honored recently with the School’s Committee on Teaching more...
Paul Farmer
Medical anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer will deliver the keynote address at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s Commencement ceremony on May 15, 2017, in the Hearst Greek Theatre.Dr. Paul Farmer has dedicated more...
Researchers from UC Berkeley and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health were recently honored with the 2017 Liberty Mutual Award, which is given annually to the paper published in the journal Ergonomics more...
Seth Holmes with native Mexican immigrant families in Cesar Chavez Day march in Madera, California.
Seth Holmes, a UC Berkeley professor of public health and medical anthropology, has been named a 2017 William T. Grant Scholar by the William T. Grant Foundation. The program supports career development for promising more...

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