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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...
Meredith Minkler Dr.P.H. ’75, M.P.H. ’70 received the Bobbie Singer Leadership Award at LifeLong Medical Care's annual celebration dinner in March. Minkler, professor of health and social behavior at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was more...
Professor Paul Gertler, who holds a joint appointment with the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business and School of Public Health, was recognized March 7 by the Mexican National Institutes of Health for his contributions in Mexico and around the world. more...
On Friday, March 29, Linda Neuhauser Dr.P.H. ’88, M.P.H. ’77, clinical professor at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, received the 2013 Charles Atkin Outstanding Translational Health Communication Scholar Award at the DC Health Communication (DCHC more...
Jeff Oxendine, associate dean for public health practice at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, is one of six California leaders honored with the 2013 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award. The awards, given on February 4 at a luncheon in more...
William J. Jagust, an authority on brain aging and dementia, has been awarded the 2013 Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick’s, Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases by the American Academy of Neurology and the American Brain Foundation. Jagust, professor of more...
Eva Harris, professor of infectious diseases and vaccinology and director of the Center for Global Public Health at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, was appointed a councilor to the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) at the more...
Extraordinary mentor, accomplished scholar, influential teacher, exceptional role model—these are just a few of the superlatives students and colleagues used to describe Professor Meredith Minkler in letters of nomination for the 2012 Health Education more...
Assistant professors Julianna Deardorff and Mahasin Mujahid have each received Hellman Junior Faculty Awards from UC Berkeley. Established by F. Warren Hellman in 1995, the purpose of the Hellman Fellows Fund is to support substantially the research of more...

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