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The 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA) will be held October 27-31 in San Francisco—and UC Berkeley School of Public Health faculty, researchers, and students will be there in full force. more...
Extraordinary mentor, accomplished scholar, influential teacher, exceptional role model—these are just a few of the superlatives students and colleagues used to describe Professor Meredith Minkler in letters of nomination more...
In a viewpoint for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), published in the October 10 issue, Dean Stephen Shortell and Dr. Arnold Milstein point out opportunities to use innovations in care delivery to slow more...
Bisphenol A (BPA), an estrogen-like compound that has drawn increased scrutiny in recent years, has been linked to changes in thyroid hormone levels in pregnant women and newborn boys, according to a new study by researchers more...
Eric Coleman M.D., M.P.H. ’91—geriatrician and problem-solver in chronic disease care—received a coveted MacArthur Fellowship on Tuesday, October 2. He was one of 23 Americans selected. MacArthur fellows are selected for more...
The UC Berkeley School of Public Health recently held the 10th annual European session of its Global Health Leadership Forum (GHLF) in conjunction with The King's Fund in London. The semiannual program for senior health more...
Assistant professors Julianna Deardorff and Mahasin Mujahid have each received Hellman Junior Faculty Awards from UC Berkeley. Established by F. Warren Hellman in 1995, the purpose of the Hellman Fellows Fund is to support more...
Pregnant women exposed to wildfire smoke during Southern California’s epic 2003 fire season had babies with lower birth weights, UC Berkeley researchers have found. The scientists examined birth records in areas affected by more...
On Wednesday, August 29, Professor Brenda Eskenazi received the John Goldsmith Award for Outstanding Contributions to Environmental Epidemiology from the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), a society 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...
On August 21, the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs (ADP) awarded the 2012 Director’s Award for Innovative and Effective Approaches to Research to Lee Ann Kaskutas, adjunct associate professor at the UC more...
Dr. Warren Winkelstein Jr., professor emeritus of epidemiology and a former dean at the University of California, Berkeley, who is credited with leading definitive studies on AIDS transmission, air pollution and other health more...
Rutgers University Press has recently published Community Organizing and Community Building for Health and Welfare (3rd edition), edited and coauthored by Professor Meredith Minkler Dr.P.H. ’75, M.P.H. ’70. Minkler is an more...
On the first Monday after the Supreme Court’s decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a half-dozen UC Berkeley experts in constitutional law, public policy, economics, and health law and policy rendered more...
Adjunct Professor Julia Walsh was a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Distinguished Speaker for the agency’s 50th Anniversary Speaker Series. Walsh spoke at an event on the topic of “Learning from more...
Dr. William Foege, a physician who led the campaign to eradicate smallpox, and Dolores Huerta, a labor leader and civil rights worker, were among 13 individuals honored by President Obama with the Medal of Freedom on May 29 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...
The UC Berkeley public health community is well represented on a new task force charged with developing a 10-year plan to make Californians healthier. On June 4, California Health and Human Services Agency Secretary Diana S more...
After Ravi Mehta finishes his workday as a psychologist at the San Francisco Department of Public Health, he logs onto his computer at home to attend class at the University of California, Berkeley. This week, Mehta and his more...

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