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The COVID Vaccines: UC Berkeley Experts Weigh In

Online Webinar

The roll-out of COVID vaccines has been beset by logistical challenges, even as questions old and new arise about complicated issues, including dosing, efficacy, safety, and availability. With UC Berkeley’s own vaccination program now under way, our next Campus Conversation, at noon on Friday, Jan. 22, will feature some of UC Berkeley’s leading public health […]

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COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination (Session 1)

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination A Communication Training Series **Do you want to learn how to communicate effectively during a public health crisis? **Do you wish you knew how to share COVID-19 vaccine information with friends and family members who are worried about getting the vaccine? **Do you want to learn how to combat the […]

Disruptive and Transformative: Health Policy Advocacy

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Disruptive and Transformative: Health Policy Advocacy From Data to Analysis to Policy to Change, through Advocacy There are exceptions, but little is done to systematically link scholarship to policy.  Brownell and Roberto, The Lancet, February 18, 2015 Anthony B. Iton, MD, JD, MPH Harry M. Snyder, JD Our Brown Bag presentation will discuss the class, […]

Berkeley Online MPH

Online

Join our admissions team as we cover topics such as: program overview, student experience and debunking myths around online learning. We’ll also have a live Q&A! If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in this event, please contact Stephanie Nguyen at online.mph@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice […]

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination (Session 2)

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination A Communication Training Series **Do you want to learn how to communicate effectively during a public health crisis? **Do you wish you knew how to share COVID-19 vaccine information with friends and family members who are worried about getting the vaccine? **Do you want to learn how to combat the […]

Cal STAPH Public Service Panel (Session 1)

Online Webinar

Interested in a career in public service? Join Cal STAPH for two public health professional panels that highlight careers in various state and local government agencies. Speakers will share stories of their journeys in public health and offer insights on pursuing a career in government. Panels will take place on Tuesday, January 26th, from 6-7pm […]

Cal STAPH Public Service Panel (Session 2)

Online Webinar

Interested in a career in public service? Join Cal STAPH for two public health professional panels that highlight careers in various state and local government agencies. Speakers will share stories of their journeys in public health and offer insights on pursuing a career in government. Panels will take place on Tuesday, January 26th, from 6-7pm […]

Rethinking sustainable surgical interventions in LMICs

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"Rethinking sustainable surgical interventions in LMICs" Speaker: Scott Lee MD, MPH, FACS Event link: https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/98571041713 Many of the WHO dogmas and policies are not backed with scientific data when it comes to surgical interventions. So often, policies are based on small case series or the surgical preferences of a few doctors. In Myanmar, this was […]

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination (Session 3)

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination A Communication Training Series Do you want to learn how to communicate effectively during a public health crisis? Do you wish you knew how to share COVID-19 vaccine information with friends and family members who are worried about getting the vaccine? Do you want to learn how to combat the […]

2020–21 Food Systems Career Panel Series Session 3 – Celebrating BFI Alumni!

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Interested in a career in transforming food systems? Join the Berkeley Food Institute for a series of three career panel webinars that highlight different food and agriculture sectors. Speakers will share stories of how they built their job paths and offer insights into current trends in the field. Each session has a separate registration link […]

Berkeley Online MPH Graduate Essay Workshop

Online

This workshop will cover strategies for writing personal statements specific to our online MPH program. We will discuss organization, introductions and conclusions, and use of examples. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in this event, please contact Stephanie Nguyen at online.mph@berkeley.edu with as much […]

Transforming the culture of care during birth to improve preterm outcomes in Kenya and Uganda.

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https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/98571041713 Dilys Walker MD Join our brown bag entitled: Transforming the Culture of Care Improves Preterm Survival, to learn how we improved survival of preterm infants by 34% through the implementation of an intrapartum quality-of-care package. We will be engaging in a discussion of our study outcomes and the four components of our life-saving package […]

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination (Session 4)

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination A Communication Training Series Do you want to learn how to communicate effectively during a public health crisis? Do you wish you knew how to share COVID-19 vaccine information with friends and family members who are worried about getting the vaccine? Do you want to learn how to combat the […]

UC Berkeley Film Screening: Reimagining the City as Our Own: Towards an Architecture of Inclusion

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You are invited to attend a screening of the Skywatcher's original documentary film, reimagining the city as our own (trailer: https://vimeo.com/448166814). Skywatchers is a multidisciplinary community-based arts project that centers the urgent concerns of formerly unhoused residents of San Francisco’s Tenderloin district. We have the honor of being joined by Skywatchers ensemble members for a […]

Community Defined-Evidence Practices to address Mental Health among the Hmong Refugee Older Adults in Rural California

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https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/98571041713 Speakers: Winston Tseng, Associate Researcher Berkeley Public Health Angel Yang, Program Analyst Hmong Cultural Center of Butte County Between the 1960s and 1970s, many Hmong residing in Laos were secretly recruited by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency to fight against communism during the Secret War in Laos. As a result, many Hmong who were […]

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination (Session 5)

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination A Communication Training Series Do you want to learn how to communicate effectively during a public health crisis? Do you wish you knew how to share COVID-19 vaccine information with friends and family members who are worried about getting the vaccine? Do you want to learn how to combat the […]

DICE Film Club Discussion: Hughes’ Harlem Dream

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In observation of Black History Month, DICE invites you to a film screening and discussion of Hughes’ Harlem Dream, a documentary about Langston Hughes and his impact on the Harlem Renaissance! We’ll watch the movie asynchronously on Kanopy, and come together for a virtual conversation. Please register for our virtual discussion. Until then, enjoy the […]

Seminars in Environmental Justice: Community / Policy Engaged Research to Advance Environmental Justice

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This event features a conversation with Julian Brave NoiseCat of Data for Progress, who’s great work was recently recognized by Time Magazine in their Time 100 Next. “Julian Brave NoiseCat stands where the currents of climate journalism, advocacy and policy meet. His writing on the environment crackles with reported stories and historical context. But his […]

Simons Institute Science Communicator in Residence Talk: “Embracing the Uncertainties” by Siobhan Roberts

Siobhan Roberts Simons Institute's Science Communicator in Residence, Siobhan Roberts, will reflect on her pandemic reporting so far and the importance of scientific uncertainty. Siobhan is a Canadian author and journalist, currently a contributor to The New York Times' “Science Times,” and working on a book about the mathematical logician Verena Huber-Dyson (Pantheon). She has […]

COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccination: An Update

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https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/98571041713 Speaker: Art Reingold  The presentation will provide an update concerning both the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in California and the US and what is known about their safety and effectiveness. The presentation will also provide an update concerning COVID-19 and the epidemiologic features of the disease.

COVID-19: Disparities, Dialogue & Dissemination (Session 6)

Session 6: How to Convey COVID-19 Info via Social Media with David Tuller, DrPH Do you want to learn how to communicate effectively during a public health crisis? Do you wish you knew how to share COVID-19 vaccine information with friends and family members who are worried about getting the vaccine? Do you want to […]

Joint Initiative for Causal Inference Webinar – Spring 2021 Series – Session 1

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2021 Joint Initiative for Causal Inference Webinar Series. Join us from 7-9 am PST/PDT (4-6 pm CET/CEST) on the first Wednesdays of the month (March - June 2021) for a series of presentations on utilizing causal inference and targeted learning methods to answer pressing health questions in the modern […]

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Online MPH Program Presentation

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Join our admissions team as we cover the Berkeley Online MPH experience. We’ll also have a live Q&A! If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in this event, please contact Stephanie Nguyen at online.mph@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7-10 […]

In the Shadows of Whiteness: Race, Religion, and Radicalization in the Time of Pandemics

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Terence Keel, Associate Professor in the Department of African American Studies and Institute for Society and Genetics, UCLA, and Osagie K. Obasogie, Haas Distinguished Chair and Professor of Bioethics in the Joint Medical Program and School of Public Health, UC Berkeley While the recent January 6th insurrection at the Capitol can be seen as a culmination […]

Pandemic Lessons: Assessing Educational Inequalities in the Wake of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic forced the shutdown of schools and colleges around the world. In the United States, the prolonged shutdown has worsened the myriad inequalities that pervade our educational system. While the shift to online learning has amplified the digital divide, adding new challenges for learning for students who lack access to modern technologies, it […]

Investigation of a pandemic during a pandemic: Results from UC Berkeley East Bay COVID-19 Study

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Presenters: Mary Horton (EPI/Comp BIO student) Cam Adams (EPI/Comp BIO student) Marcus Wong (IDV student) Lisa Barcellos Eva Harris In late spring 2020, as COVID-19 spiked across the country, thousands of East Bay residents signed up for a longitudinal study run by UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s Eva Harris and Lisa Barcellos. The study […]

Advancing Digital Health Equity in California

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Digital health solutions, including telehealth, text-message and app-based health interventions have the potential to barriers to accessing care and improve health outcomes. On March 9th, from 12-1pm, Cal-IHEA will convene an expert panel to discuss their research focused on expanding digital health solutions for low-income Californians during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Panelists will also […]

This is Public Health: Mini-Fair

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Representatives from Berkeley Public Health and other CEPH-accredited schools and programs will be available to answer all of your questions. Registration is free for all students! Program Agenda: 12:00pm – This Is Public Health (TIPH) Information Session Exhibitors will present brief overviews of their institutions General Q&A 1:00pm – 2:00pm – Virtual exhibitor booth via […]

Child Marriage: Latest Trends and Future Prospects

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The Innovations for Youth (i4Y) Child Marriage and Youth Empowerment Group together with Bixby and the Women's Health Gender and Empowerment Center hosts a speaker series to explore challenging questions related to child marriage and youth empowerment. Presenter: Claudia Cappa, UNICEF Senior Adviser, Statistics and Monitoring Claudia Cappa is a Senior Adviser for Statistics and […]

Understanding and Addressing Structural Determinants of Cardiovascular Health Inequities

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Dr. Kiarri Kershaw, Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University, will be giving a talk titled “Understanding and Addressing Structural Determinants of Cardiovascular Health Inequities”. This talk will highlight research examining associations of racial residential segregation with cardiovascular health, and evaluate the impact of multi-level social interventions to address the downstream consequences of segregation on cardiovascular […]

Seminars in Environmental Justice: Target Marketing of Personal Care Products to People of Color

Target Marketing of Personal Care Products to People of Color - Implications for Health Disparities is a part of the newly established biweekly ‘Seminars in Environmental Justice Speaker Series,’ sponsored by the Division of Environmental Health Sciences and the Superfund Research Program at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Speaker: Bhavna Shamasunder, Occidental College, […]

Trumpism and its Discontents

span This event will be broadcast live on the Othering & Belonging Institute website. You can also watch this event live on the UC Berkeley Facebook page. You can submit questions to the panel in advance. Please join us for a moderated panel discussion with influential UC Berkeley scholars offering a deep and crucial examination of the political conditions that […]

An update on COVID vaccines: experts weigh in

 This event will be broadcast live on the UC Berkeley Public Affairs website. You can also watch this event live on the UC Berkeley Facebook page. The roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccines has generated a wide range of reactions, concerns, and questions. Amidst the relief and protection vaccination has brought to current and prospective recipients, […]

Physician practice capabilities and organizational resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic

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https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/98571041713 Speaker: Hector Rodriguez, PhD Come to learn about how physician practices in the U.S. are developing capabilities, such as health information technology and chronic care management programs, and how these capabilities are associated with quality and costs of care. These practice capabilities can enable organizational resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will discuss telehealth […]

Spring Recess

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Spring Recess Monday, March 22–Friday, March 26, 2021. See the school-wide events list for more academic and administrative dates.

Berkeley Online MPH Application Clinic

Online

This webinar will focus on our application requirements. We'll walk you through our requirements to ensure that you submit a competitive application! If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in this event, please contact Stephanie Nguyen at online.mph@berkeley.edu with as much advance notice as possible and […]

Current status of genetic strategies for mosquito-borne disease control

Speaker: John Marshall, PhD Malaria, dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases continue to pose a major global public health burden throughout much of the world. Currently-available tools, such as insecticides and antimalarial drugs, are not expected to be sufficient to eliminate these diseases from highly-endemic areas, and consequently, there is interest in novel control strategies, including […]

Epidemic Illusions: On the Coloniality of Global Public Health

Please join us for a book talk by Eugene Richardson in conversation with renown scholars Troy Duster and Bonnie Duran as they explore the impact of colonial thought, racism and patriarchy on the development of public health science and practices. Click to register for the event Speaker bios Dr. Eugene Richardson is a physician-anthropologist and an Assistant Professor […]

The Long History and Present Surge of Anti-Asian Violence

Online - Virtual Event

A Berkeley Conversation, presented as part of the Matrix on Point Series. Please join us for a panel discussion on rising anti-Asian violence in America. This timely panel will consider both the long history of anti-Asian racism and present-day patterns linked to the pandemic and to cultural anxieties about Asian ascendancy and Western decline. The […]

Psychosocial consequences of COVID-19 for Mexican-origin farmworker families: Qualitative findings from CHAMACOS

Speakers: Julianna Deardorff and Michael Bakal Low-income families and particularly farmworker families living in agricultural regions, like Salinas CA, have been disproportionally affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 responses, including shelter in place strategies, school closures and quarantine for ill individuals are likely to result in augmented negative effects on health and mental health within […]

The Canadian Healthcare System: A Model for the US?

Most Canadians are proud of their national healthcare system, widely considered one of the best in the world. But when it comes to US healthcare reform, the Canadian example is much more divisive. A growing number of Americans view Canada as a model for a potential US single-payer system. However, for many others a "Canadian" […]

Joint Initiative for Causal Inference Webinar – Spring 2021 Series – Session 2

We are pleased to announce the Spring 2021 Joint Initiative for Causal Inference Webinar Series. Join us from 7-9 am PST/PDT (4-6 pm CET/CEST) on the first Wednesdays of the month (March - June 2021) for a series of presentations on utilizing causal inference and targeted learning methods to answer pressing health questions in the modern […]

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Berkeley Online MPH Graduate Essay Workshop

Online

This workshop will cover strategies for writing personal statements specific to our online MPH program. We will discuss organization, introductions and conclusions, and use of examples. If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting/CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) to fully participate in this event, please contact Stephanie Nguyen at online.mph@berkeley.edu with as much […]

COVID-19 and Unhoused Youth: A Youth and Community Engaged Approach

Since the onset of the pandemic, students and youth interns from the community have collaborated to address the challenges facing youth experiencing homelessness, a disproportionately Black, Brown, and LGBTQ population. Our team, Youth and Allies Against Homelessness, will share what we have learned from youth and their providers regarding the effects of COVID-19 on their […]

Berkeley Online MPH Global Health & Morris Fellowship

Berkeley Online MPH applicants who are interested in applying to the Global Health & Morris Fellowship are encouraged to attend this event. The admissions team will cover application requirements. Find more information about the Global Health fellowships on this page. Register to attend this online event

The effect of US shelter-in-place policies on child abuse during the COVID-19 pandemic

Online - Virtual Event

Speakers: Corinne Riddell and Jennifer Ahern Background: Families in the US are facing increased unemployment, school closures, movement restrictions, and social isolation due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all of which are risk factors for child abuse. Allegations of child abuse to Child Protective Services (CPS) have starkly declined due to reduced contact between children and […]

Undergraduate and Alumni Mixer

Click the thumbnail to download the event flyer (.pdf) We would like to invite all BPH Alumni to come out and share their experiences with our undergraduates! The undergraduate public health peer advisors this semester are holding an alumni mixer event and are looking for alumni to share their experiences with current undergraduates. The plan […]