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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...
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 comes from the Jonathan M. 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 the Health Care Management 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 one of the most accomplished 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.  The journal is one of the 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-investigator of the CYGNET Study ( more...
Daniel A. Portnoy, professor of molecular and cell biology and of public health, has been named to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his excellence in original scientific research. Membership in NAS is among the highest honors that more...
Arthur Reingold MD, professor of epidemiology and associate dean for research at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was appointed to the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) by Secretary Kathleen Sebelius of the Department of Health more...

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