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On May 19, more than 300 students will cross the stage in Zellerbach Hall to receive their diplomas at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health Commencement ceremony. Angela Glover Blackwell, founder and chief executive more...
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In a Berkeley Blog entry, Dean Stephen Shortell and Dr.P.H. student Joe Schuchter write about the interaction between health and wealth and recommend steps to narrow the gaps in health and income. “A starting point for more...
Associate Professor Rachel Morello-Frosch Ph.D. '97, M.P.H. '93, expert in environmental health and justice, has been honored with a 2012 Chancellor's Award for Public Service, in the area of Research in the Public Interest more...
On March 24, UC Berkeley's team of undergraduate public health students took first place in the California Association of Healthcare Leaders (CAHL) 4th Annual College Bowl Competition in Sacramento. The UC Berkeley team—Chu more...
On April 5, Dr. Muin J. Khoury, founding director of the CDC's Office of Public Health Genomics, delivered the UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s annual Edward E. Penhoet Lecture. His lecture, “Public Health Genomics: more...
With support from a $4 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) award, researchers from the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and three partner institutions are establishing a new program to train and educate more...
Sarah E. Samuels DrPH ’82 died March 29, 2012 at Oakland Kaiser Hospital of complications from treatment for lymphoma. She was 61. Born Sarah Finkelhor in Pittsburgh, Samuels became a leader and visionary in the field of more...
The School of Public Health has developed a new searchable online database of Schoolwide research projects, which can be accessed via the School’s website at sph.berkeley.edu/research. The database includes summary more...
Kirk Smith, whose groundbreaking work has documented the dangers of household air pollution, has been named one of two winners of the 2012 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement. The Tyler Prize is given to those who “ more...
Nicholas P. Jewell, professor of biostatistics and statistics at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has been chosen to receive the Harvard School of Public Health’s 2012 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical more...
When the current cohort of Center for Health Leadership (CHL) fellows decided to enter the blogosphere, CHL education director Ellie Schindelman applauded their bravery. “Very few of them have any experience with blogs and more...
Many employers are mistakenly relying upon public fire departments to rescue workers from confined spaces, such as water and sewer pipes, manholes and tunnels, according to an analysis by UC Berkeley health researchers of more...
Dr. Marcus A. Conant, a physician who was among the first to identify and treat AIDS, and Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and former UN Commissioner on Human Rights, will each receive a 16th annual Public Health more...
The second annual UC Global Health Day, hosted at Berkeley on Saturday, February 4, was a sold-out event attended by more than 250 students, as well as UC faculty, staff, and international participants. This year’s event more...
New approach intended to remove barriers to innovation in drug development As the war on HIV/AIDS begins its fourth decade, medical researchers, pharmaceutical manufacturers, patient advocates and government regulators face more...
A new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, provides even more reason for people to read a book or do a puzzle, and to make such activities a lifetime habit. Brain scans revealed that people more...

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