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Sylvia ​Guendelman, PhD, MSW

Professor of the Graduate School, Public Health
Phone: (510) 642-2848
Address: University Hall #207-J
Berkeley, CA 94720


Dr. Sylvia Guendelman is the Founder and Advisory Committee Chair of the Wallace Center for MCAH and Professor Emerita at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health. Dr. Guendelman’s current research focuses on assessing pregnant women and mother’s engagement with digital health technologies and analyzing Google search queries to understand population health concerns. She has published widely on immigrant health, health disparities and the health of working women.

Research Interests

  • Reproductive health of immigrant women
  • Women's health
  • Access to health care for disadvantaged populations, including the working poor
  • Health along the U.S. Mexico border