Faculty Honors

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In January, the School’s Committee on Teaching Excellence (CoTE) honored UC Berkeley School of Public Health educators who received high student evaluation marks for their instruction during the Spring 2014 semester. To receive the award, the faculty more...
Seth Holmes, assistant professor of public health and medical anthropology at UC Berkeley, has won the Margaret Mead Award, bestowed annually by the American Anthropological Association (AAA) and the Society for Applied Anthropology (SFAA). The award is more...
Brenda Eskenazi, professor of epidemiology at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was inducted into the Collegium Ramazzini as a fellow during the annual Ramazzini Days in Carpi, Italy. She will bring to the academy her considerable expertise and more...
Seth Holmes, assistant professor in the School of Public Health, was awarded the 2014 Association for Humanist Sociology (AHS) Book Award at the association’s annual conference in Ohio in October.   His book, Fresh Fruit, Broken Bodies: Migrant more...
In September, assistant professor Seth Holmes was honored by OUT for Sustainability at the first annual Fab Planet Summit. OUT4S is a volunteer-run organization, based in Seattle, dedicated to mobilizing the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer more...
Extensive research reveals that girls are going through puberty earlier than previous generations. But what happens when a girl has the brain of an 8-year-old and the body of a 13-year-old? Julianna Deardorff, associate professor of maternal and child more...
A team of School of Public Health faculty members has received a 2014-2015 Presidential Chair Fellows Curriculum Enrichment Grant. The grant, awarded by Berkeley’s Center for Teaching and Learning, provides an opportunity for a team of two or more more...
Maya Petersen and Laura Balzer with awards
Assistant professor Maya Petersen and biostatistics doctoral student Laura Balzer have been awarded the 2014 American Statistical Association’s (ASA) Causality in Statistics Education Award. They were selected for their innovative course, Introduction to more...
Teh-Wei Hu receives WHO award
Professor Emeritus Teh-wei Hu was recently honored by the World Health Organization (WHO) with a 2014 World No Tobacco Day Award for the Western Pacific Region, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to economic tobacco control. Every year, WHO more...
Timothy Brown
Timothy Brown, assistant adjunct professor of health economics, won the 2014 Public Health Systems Research (PHSR) Article-of-the-Year award for his paper, “How Effective are Public Health Departments at Preventing Mortality?” The award, given by more...
Karen Sokal-Gutierrez
Karen Sokal-Guitierrez, associate clinical professor with the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program, recently received the 2014 Faculty Award for Achievement in Global Oral Health from the UCSF School of Dentistry as a tribute to the impact of her work more...
CoTE awardees
On April 15, the School’s Committee on Teaching Excellence (CoTE) honored UC Berkeley School of Public Health educators who received high student evaluation marks for their instruction during the Fall 2013 semester. To receive the award, the faculty more...
Professor Lonnie Snowden
For extraordinary lifetime contributions, Lonnie Snowden, a mental health policy expert and Professor of the Graduate School at UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was recently named the winner of the 2014 Award for Distinguished Contributions to more...
Professor Sarah Stanley
Sarah Stanley, assistant professor in infectious diseases and vaccinology, was recently selected as a 2014 Searle Scholar. The Searle Scholars Program supports the independent research of exceptional young faculty in the biomedical sciences and chemistry more...
Holmes at 2013 AAA meeting
Seth Holmes’s book chronicling the five years he spent in the field with indigenous Mexican migrants has recently received two awards acknowledging its significance in the field of anthropology: the 2013 New Millennium Book Award from the Society for more...

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