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As part of a March Health Affairs issue examining health care delivery system innovations, a trio of UC Berkeley School of Public Health experts analyzed the efficacy of reference pricing—a new component of health insurance 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...
Many international travelers to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, openly considered skipping the games to avoid the threat of Zika. Despite the fears, not a single case of Zika or its major neurological more...
Led by researchers from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, a study recently published in the European Journal of Immunology examines the effects of influenza and dengue virus co-infection in mice. The study found that more...
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How can the healthcare system get patients more involved in their own treatments in a way that improves their outcomes? Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)—health care delivery systems that are held accountable to meet 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...
A UC Berkeley School of Public Health research team has been awarded a $3.6 million, five-year grant by the National Institutes of Health to develop new approaches for simulating and optimizing surveillance networks that more...
Parasite-carrying snails can travel long distances, spreading a deadly disease along the way, according to new research led by UC Berkeley. The study is the first to find genetic evidence for long-distance movements—as far more...
Experts at UCSF and UC Berkeley are teaming up to evaluate an m-health intervention designed to improve health care and nutrition for mothers and babies in India, with a 2-year, $1.5 million grant from the Bill & Melinda more...
Dr. Nap Hosang and MPH student Elham Hassen were both presented with awards from the Population, Reproductive, and Sexual Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) at the APHA annual meeting and expo in more...
On November 16, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack appointed Asa Bradman, associate professor of Environmental Health Science at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, to the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). Bradman more...
Seth Holmes, a UC Berkeley associate professor of medical anthropology and public health, is a recipient of a 2016 American Anthropological Association award for his work on immigration, health and inequality. Holmes, also more...
As the nation faces a change in leadership, UC Berkeley School of Public Health professor Stephen Shortell and UCSF School of Medicine associate professor Dr. Diane Rittenhouse highlight the most critical health policy more...
Low-income and Latina pregnant women who seek care at Zuckerberg San Francisco General have widespread exposure to environmental pollutants, many of which show up in higher levels in newborns than the mothers, according to a more...
Assistant professor of epidemiology Patrick Bradshaw has a curious spirit, a sharp outlook, and an easy way of talking. “I’m a rambler,” he admits, with a welcoming smile. After only one semester teaching on the UC Berkeley more...
Dr. Stefano Bertozzi, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and professor of Health Policy and Management, has been elected the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and more...
In October, The Lancet published a series: Advancing Early Childhood Development: from Science to Scale and held a global launch event in Washington D.C. The series builds on two previous Lancet series from 2007 and 2011, more...
A new study of air quality in early childhood education (ECE) environments in Northern California discovered that levels of several cancer-causing chemicals exceed the age-adjusted “Safe Harbor” levels set by California’s more...
Can the United States transform its ailing and expensive healthcare system using lean organizational principles? Lean management, first developed and implemented by Toyota in the late 1980s, creates a culture and overall more...

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