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The UC Berkeley School of Public Health has established a cooperative bachelor of science-master degree program with the University of Hong Kong Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine (HKU). In a ceremony held Monday, November 13 more...
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The Best Babies Zone Initiative (BBZ) at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health announced today that it will expand to three new communities: Milwaukee, New York City (Harlem), and Cleveland. These Cohort 3 zones will join more...
A four-year study conducted by UC Berkeley School of Public Health researchers found a significant association between the California drought and property crime rates. Dana E. Goin, an epidemiology PhD student, Kara E. more...
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By Brett Israel | UC Berkeley Media Relations brett.israel@berkeley.edu, (510) 643-7741 When gun shows are held in Nevada, gun-related deaths and injuries spike across the state line in California for at least the next two more...
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The UC Berkeley School of Public Health and Biology Scholars Program (BSP) have been awarded a grant from the California Wellness Foundation to develop a Health Workforce Pipeline Project (HWPP). The goal of the project is more...
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More than 60 UC Berkeley School of Public Health educators who received high student evaluation marks for their instruction were honored during the Spring 2017 semester with the School’s Committee on Teaching Excellence ( more...
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Nicholas Jewell, professor of biostatistics and statistics, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. Individuals are elected because they have more...
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Matthew Smith spent his Friday night cleaning a toilet at an evacuation center in Santa Rosa. It was the fourth time since Monday the UC Berkeley senior stayed up all night helping the hundreds of Sonoma County residents more...
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On Sept. 19, while studying for his physics midterm, undergraduate Juan Medina-Echeverria, 26, checked a news site and saw people frantically digging for children trapped in rubble from that day’s deadly 7.1-magnitude more...
Medical students from the UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program (JMP) recently participated in a photo campaign to support the undocumented immigrant communities affected by the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood more...
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Sandra McCoy, an associate professor of epidemiology at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has been awarded a five-year grant from the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The award will fund McCoy’s work more...
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Patton Nguyen, a senior undergraduate student in public health, was selected as one of 11 recipients of the 2017 UC Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Fellowship. Nguyen will receive a $12,000 award to help fund his research on the more...
Increased diagnoses of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) as well as viral suppression of adults in East Africa can be achieved with community-based testing and treatment, according to an analysis of interim data from an more...
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As prescription drug spending continues to rise in the United States, along with prices for new and well-established drugs, insurers, employers and patients are searching for ways to cut costs. A new study by UC Berkeley more...
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Elemental sulfur, the most heavily used pesticide in California, may harm the respiratory health of children living near farms that use the pesticide, according to new research led by UC Berkeley School of Public Health more...
As the number of white residents in a neighborhood declines, noise rises. But noise pollution is inescapable in segregated cities, where it is worse for everyone, according to the first breakdown of noise exposure along more...
On July 24, a letter signed by 20 leaders of schools and programs of public health across the nation—including Dean Stefano M. Bertozzi—was sent to congressional leadership in support of Planned Parenthood health centers and more...
John Marshall, an assistant professor in residence at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, has teamed up with a UC-wide consortium led by UC Riverside to develop robust and reversible gene-drive systems for control of more...
A new test is the best-to-date in differentiating Zika virus infections from infections caused by similar viruses. The antibody-based assay, developed by researchers at UC Berkeley and Humabs BioMed, a private biotechnology more...
A study from researchers at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health has uncovered a possible association between mothers who were obese when entering pregnancy and childhood neurodevelopmental problems of their sons. The more...

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