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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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