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Incoming Dean Michael Lu calls on Congress to eradicate maternal mortality
Congressman John Lewis with incoming Dean Michael Lu In May Berkeley Public Health’s incoming dean Michael Lu testified before the House Committee on Ways and Means. In a three-hour testimony, Lu stated that too many women more...
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...
Earlier this month, Worksafe, Inc., an Oakland-based workers advocacy organization, named Brenda Eskenazi as one of its 2019 Worker Health & Safety Heroes. This award recognizes community leaders at the forefront of more...
Michael C. Lu MD, MS, MPH '92, a national visionary in maternal and child health, will join the UC Berkeley School of Public Health as dean effective July 1, Chancellor Carol Christ and EVCP Paul Alivisatos announced today. 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...
For her expertise in water systems and sanitation, decades-long career as a microbial risk assessor and water quality scientist, and her commitment to mentoring the next generation of public health practitioners, Charlotte more...
The Best Babies Zone (BBZ) Initiative is moving to CityMatCH at the University of Nebraska Medical Center this May after flourishing at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health since its founding in 2012. The BBZ Initiative more...
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...

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