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Nicholas Jewell, professor of biostatistics and statistics, has won the Berkeley Academic Senate's Faculty Service Award. The award honors a member of the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate who has given outstanding more...
Doug Jutte
Doug Jutte, assistant adjunct professor at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, recently appeared in an unusual role, as an organizer for the Social Capital Markets Conference (SOCAP) in San Francisco. Jutte is also more...
children eating apples
Students and parents overwhelmingly approve of last year’s sweeping changes to school meals, according to a study released today by UC Berkeley’s Atkins Center for Weight and Health. The report, which examined how 10 more...
Jason Corburn
For his collaborative work that has improved water, sanitation, and living conditions for Kenyan’s urban slum dwellers, Jason Corburn will receive the Global Citizen Award from the United Nations Association-USA East Bay more...
homeless youth
Colette “Coco” Auerswald, a professor in the School of Public Health hopped off her bicycle on the edge of the Berkeley campus in between meetings, just long enough to explain the problem of how we count homeless populations more...
patricia buffler
Patricia Buffler, an internationally esteemed researcher known for her work on some of the world’s largest studies on childhood leukemia and environmental health, and a former dean at the University of California, Berkeley’s more...
Jennifer Ahern, assistant professor of epidemiology at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has been awarded a 2013 High Risk-High Reward Research grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH). Each year, NIH more...
veggie basket
Food Banks are working to make improvements to the nutritional quality of foods they distribute, but there is still work to be done. Researchers at the Atkins Center for Weight and Health (CWH) at the University of more...
Kristine Madsen
In an effort to tackle childhood obesity, the Safeway Foundation recently awarded the UC Berkeley School of Public Health a grant to promote research aimed at bridging health care facilities and the community. The School more...
Garden greens
“Food commands attention and brings people together,” says L. Ann Thrupp, executive director of the Berkeley Food Institute, a new interdisciplinary research center comprising five different UC Berkeley schools. “It touches more...
Meredith Minkler, professor of health and social behavior at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has been awarded the 2013 Tisch Research Prize for her work with Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR). The award more...
Stephen M. Shortell, Blue Cross of California Distinguished Professor of Health Policy and Management and Dean Emeritus at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, received the Distinguished Research Scholar Award from more...
traffic and smog
Chronic exposure to ground level ozone, a powerful greenhouse gas and a widespread air pollutant in many major cities, is linked to premature death from cardiovascular disease, finds a new study led by UC Berkeley School of more...
Stefano Bertozzi, AIDS expert
Dr. Stefano Bertozzi, a prominent global health scientist, AIDS expert and health economist, has been named dean of the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, effective Sept.1, 2013. Bertozzi, 53 more...
Professor and Dean Emeritus Stephen Shortell has been named to the board of directors of the ThedaCare Center for Healthcare Value. His appointment was unanimously confirmed during the board’s June meeting. “Dr. Shortell is more...
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...

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