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Professor of global environmental health Kirk Smith lent his expertise on air pollution, a growing global public health problem that resulted in in 6.1 million deaths in 2016, according to statistics cited in the story from the Huffington Post. more...
In an article from KQED on a potential November 2020 ballot initiative asking Californian voters for $5 billion in bond money to continue the work of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, School of Public Health professor of bioethics more...
School of Public Health professor Kristine Madsen was quoted in a story on new study that suggests taxes on junk food could be an effective public health tool. Madsen worked on study of the impact of Berkeley’s soda tax. “We’re looking at a big mass more...
Joe Griffin, a PhD student in the School of Public Health, is head of research for Richmond’s nonprofit Pogo Park is working to help solve one of Richmond’s toughest challenges—addressing public health problems without a dedicated public health more...
Researcher in the School of Public Health examined data from nearly 2,000 people who suffered injuries after being hit by rubber or plastic bullets in countries including Israel/Palestine, Britain/Northern Ireland, South Asian countries, the United more...
Joel Moskowitz, director and principal investigator for the Center for Family and Community Health, was quoted in the Mercury News about California’s new cell-phone safety guidelines, saying the new advisory goes “well beyond what any federal health more...
NPR StateImpact: Joan Casey, a postdoctoral scholar in the School of Public Health who has researched the impact of fracking on infant health, weighed in on research from the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago and Princeton more...
Health Affairs: Alain Enthoven’s knowledge and ideas on how to improve our health system and move toward achieving universal coverage are insightful and worth debating. In his Health Affairs blog post “Single Payer Is Not The Solution To The Problem more...
Visionlearning: This World of Humans is a science podcast dedicated to recent advances in biology and social science. TWOH is a collaboration with Visionlearning and includes resources to aid science instructors in using this podcast and its more...
 California Magazine: We’re still living large. Very large. According to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, 39.8 percent of adult Americans and 18.5 percent of American youths were obese in 2016. While these rates aren’t more...

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