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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...
Clinical Professor Cheri Pies
Maternal and Child Health Journal recently released a special issue with the theme of “Advancing MCH Life Course,” co-edited by Cheri Pies, clinical professor with the Maternal & Child Health and the DrPH programs. The issue promotes the germination more...
Professor Martyn Smith
Martyn Smith, professor of toxicology, was awarded the 2014 Alexander Hollaender Award by the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society (EMGS) for his contributions to the field of environmental toxicology. The award recognizes outstanding more...
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 and dedicated service to the 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 Chapter. The awards are giving 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 distributes these grants to support more...

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