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Nicholas P. Jewell, professor of biostatistics and statistics at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was recently selected as a co-editor of the Journal of American Statistical Association Theory and Methods section.   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...
Julianna Deardorff, assistant professor of maternal and child health at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, recently won the 2013 Community Breast Cancer Research Award from Zero Breast Cancer for her work as a co- more...
Some racial groups are more likely to bear the brunt of extreme heat waves because of where they live, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley. The findings, published Tuesday, May more...
Homeless youth are a hidden population and have been historically undercounted in local, state, and federal efforts to estimate the homeless population, according a report issued by the California Homeless Youth Project on more...
Daniel A. Portnoy, professor of molecular and cell biology and of public health, has been named to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his excellence in original scientific research. Membership in NAS is more...
A new analysis of the contents of lipstick and lip gloss may cause you to pause before puckering. Researchers at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health tested 32 different lipsticks and lip glosses commonly found in more...
Arthur Reingold MD, professor of epidemiology and associate dean for research at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was appointed to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) by Secretary Kathleen more...
The National Institute on Aging has awarded UC Berkeley $1.8M towards their work on the Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI), the largest public-private partnership to date in Alzheimer’s disease research. The more...
Meredith Minkler Dr.P.H. ’75, M.P.H. ’70 received the Bobbie Singer Leadership Award at LifeLong Medical Care's annual celebration dinner in March. Minkler, professor of health and social behavior at the UC Berkeley School more...
Clinical Professor Linda Neuhauser Dr. Xie Zhenming Secretary General of the China Population Association and Dr. Sun Xiaoming research partner on the China
In an initiative to improve the health and well-being of young migrant workers in China, researchers at UC Berkeley have brought a community-based participatory research pioneered at Berkeley to the factories of the more...
Professor Paul Gertler, who holds a joint appointment with the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and School of Public Health, was recognized March 7 by the Mexican National Institutes of Health for his contributions in more...
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded Stephen Shortell, dean of the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, an 18-month grant to study patient activation and engagement in Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs). ACOs more...
The vast region of Africa known as the Sahel will descend into large-scale drought, famine, war and terrorist control if immediate, coordinated steps are not taken to avert the perfect storm of climate change and the most more...
On Friday, March 29, Linda Neuhauser Dr.P.H. ’88, M.P.H. ’77, clinical professor at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, received the 2013 Charles Atkin Outstanding Translational Health Communication Scholar Award at the more...
A group of doctors and public health experts are urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to protect young people from the effects of caffeinated energy drinks. In a letter signed by 18 medical more...
After-school soccer programs look like a win for increasing physical activity among overweight youth in low-income neighborhoods, according to a new study. Researchers at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health looked at the more...
Neighborhoods where the concentration of liquor stores rises above a certain tipping point are linked to higher rates of binge drinking, according to a new analysis led by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. A survey in more...
Obese drivers are up to 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash than normal-weight drivers, according to a recent study from UC Berkeley’s Safe Transportation and Research Education Center (SafeTREC), a research center more...
An unprecedented, year-long collaborative effort involving policy experts from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, CEOs of major health insurers and health care delivery systems, and leaders from California’s public more...

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