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. Events are held approximately once a month during the fall and spring semesters. 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.

 

Spring 2018

A Conversation with Marion Nestle and Alice Waters

Talk with reception to follow: 5-7 p.m.
Goldman Theater and Wolf Gallery, David Brower Center, Berkeley CA

Marion Nestle

Marion Nestle

Professor Emerita
New York University

Alice Waters

Alice Waters

Owner, Chez Panisse Restaurant
Founder, Edible
Schoolyard Project

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Past Speakers

*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.

2017

  • A Conversation with Larry Brilliant, (January) watch
  • Beyond Coverage: After the ACA, (February) watch
  • Grappling with Cure, (March) watch
  • The Next 82 Years: Faculty and Students Confronting Existential Challenges, (May) watch
  • Global Health and the Future Role of the United States, (August) watch
  • Is Sugar Making Us Sick?, (September) watch
  • Climate Change: The Defining Health Challenge and Opportunity of the 21st Century, (November) watch 

2016

  • From Biomedicine to Bioregion: The Geographies of a Care-Based Economy, (February) watch
  • Achieving Health Equity: Tools for a National Campaign Against Racism*, (February) watch
  • Dying in America*, (February) watch
  • Why Scientific Retractions Are Rising—and Why That's Good News for Public Health (and Journalism)*, (March) watch
  • The Principles and Priorities of Population Health Science, (March) watch
  • Communicating Science to the Public: The Vaccine-Autism Controversy*, (April) watch
  • Clinical and Financial Integration: Managing Risk in a Changing Marketplace, (April) watch
  • A Conversation with Lisa Jackson, (May)
  • All That Glitters, (May) watch
  • Firearm Violence: Research and Action, (September) watch
  • Devoured: A Journey in the American Food Psyhe, (October) watch
  • From Biomedicine to Bioregion: The Geographies of a Care-Based Economy, (November) watch
  • Health in California under a Trump Presidency, (December) watch