Dean's Speaker Series

The UC Berkeley School of Public Health Dean's Speaker Series is designed to bring distinguished experts to Berkeley and engage the community on a variety of current and important topics in the field of public health. Each talk will be followed by a wine and cheese reception. Events are held approximately once a month during the fall and spring semesters. Some talks, marked with an asterisk, are also part of the Kaiser Permanente Lecture Series, which is co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

The Dean's Speaker Series events are free and open to the public; registration is encouraged. If the event reaches capacity, registered guests will receive priority seating until 10 minutes before the scheduled start of the talk.

Fall 2017

Lia FernaldAmie Batson

Mike Merson


Global Health and the Future Role of the United States
Thursday, August 31

Speaker: Dr. Mike Merson, Director, Duke Global Health Institute and Wolfgang Joklik Professor of Global Health, Duke University

Speaker: Amie Batson, Chief Strategy Officer; Vice President, Strategy and Learning; Acting President, Technology Development and Introduction, PATH

Moderator: Lia Fernald, Professor of Community Health Sciences and Director, Public Health Nutrition, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

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Dean's Speaker Series Sugar Conference
Co-Sponsered by Berkeley Wellness
Wednesday, September 13

Panel: Ronald Krauss, Gary Taubes, Janet King, Kris Madsen

Moderator: John Swartzberg, Professor Emeritus, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

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