2015-2016 Events

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.

Spring 2016

*Talks marked with an asterisk are also part of the 2015-2016 Kaiser Permanente Lecture series, co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.

February

John ThackaraFrom Biomedicine to Bioregion: The Geographies of a Care-Based Economy
John Thackara, Founder and Director, Doors of Perception
Wednesday, February 3 | 5–6:30 p.m.
Sutardja Dai Hall, Banatao Auditorium #310, UC Berkeley

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Camara JonesAchieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism*
Dr. Camara Jones, Senior Fellow, Morehouse School of Medicine, and President, American Public Health Association
Friday, February 5 | 5–6:30 p.m.
Berkeley City Club, 2nd Floor Ballroom, 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley CA

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Marcia AngellDying in America*
Dr. Marcia Angell, Senior Lecturer, Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Tuesday, February 9 | 5–6:30 p.m.
101 Morgan Hall, UC Berkeley

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March

Ivan OranskyWhy Scientific Retractions Are Rising—and Why That's Good News for Public Health (and Journalism)*
Dr. Ivan Oransky, Vice President and Global Editorial Director, MedPage Today
Tuesday, March 15 | 5:30–6:30 p.m.
101 Morgan Hall, UC Berkeley

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Sandro GaleaThe Principles and Priorities of Population Health Science
Dr. Sandro Galea, Dean and Professor, Boston University School of Public Health
Monday, March 28 | 3–5 p.m.
Alumni House, Toll Room, UC Berkeley

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April

Paul OffitCommunicating Science to the Public: The Vaccine-Autism Controversy*
Paul Offit MD, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Tuesday, April 5 | 5–6:30 p.m.
101 Morgan Hall, UC Berkeley

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Frank WilliamsClinical and Financial Integration: Managing Risk in a Changing Marketplace
Frank Williams, Chief Executive Officer, Evolent Health
Thursday, April 21 | 5–6:30 p.m.
101 Morgan Hall, UC Berkeley

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May

“LisaA Conversation with Lisa Jackson
Lisa Jackson,
Senior Vice President of Environment, Policy, and Social Initiatives, Apple
Tuesday, May 3 | Coffee reception 9:30–10 a.m. | Talk 10–11 a.m.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room, UC Berkeley

 

 

“Jessica ZitterAll That Glitters
Jessica Zitter MD, MPH, Co-Founder, Vital Decisions and Physician, Highland Hospital
Wednesday, May 4 | 5–6:30 p.m.
Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Stephens Lounge, UC Berkeley

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