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Linda ​Neuhauser, DrPH, MPH

Clinical Professor, Community Health Sciences
  • Co-Principal Investigator, Health Research for Action

Linda Neuhauser is a Clinical Professor of Community Health Sciences and Co-Principal Investigator at the Health Research for Action center.
Phone: (510) 643-9177
Address: 2140 Shattuck Ave, 10th Floor
Berkeley, CA 94720


Linda Neuhauser is Clinical Professor of Community Health Sciences at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and Co-Principal Investigator at the Health Research for Action center. Her research and teaching are focused on transdisciplinary, translational, and participatory approaches to improve large-scale health interventions and policies, including developing new participatory models and methods. Her applied work spans many areas, such as statewide early childhood programs, statewide oral health initiatives, projects designed by factory workers in China, community-wide asthma prevention and treatment, and statewide poison control education.

She has a special interest in collaborative design and evaluation of mass communication that meets people’s literacy, language, cultural, access, and other needs. She is an international leader in health literacy and clear communication and is an advisor to US federal agencies, including DHHS, CDC, and FDA as well as to international transdisciplinary collaboratives and private industry.

Research Interests

  • Translational and transdisciplinary research
  • Interventions theory, research, and practice
  • Design Sciences and participatory design of interventions
  • Health communication and health literacy research, interventions, and policy
  • Parenting education research and interventions
  • Oral health research and interventions
  • Community asthma interventions and environmental health
  • Poison control research and education
  • Patient and community engagement in health and healthcare
  • Nutrition, food security, and hunger


  • DrPH – University of California, Berkeley
  • MPH – University of California, Berkeley


Courses Taught

    • PB HLTH 201E
    • Public Health Interventions
    • Theory, Research, and Practice