For the Health of California

PUBLIC HEALTH MAGAZINE – FALL 2005

Building the Public Health Workforce
With California facing a critical shortage of public health workers now and in the future, the School of Public Health is cultivating the next generation of health professionals | PDF

Improving Life for Children
Asthma, obesity, violence, and child-unfriendly physical environments are among the threats to children’s health that the School is working to overcome | PDF

Meeting the Needs of Older Californians

A statewide network of senior leaders works to enhance the quality of life for California’s elders, while medical students learn how to provide quality care for older patients | PDF

Serving California’s Diverse Population
Researchers and students at the School develop strategies to convey health messages to different cultural groups and look for the causes of vast disparities in health status among California’s many racial and ethnic populations | PDF

Informing Consumers and Policy Makers
Faculty at the School of Public Health offer practical advice for consumers and reasoned analysis for policy makers on a range of health issues that impact the future of Californians. pp. 15-18 | PDF

Preparing for Disaster
The UC Berkeley Center for Disease Preparedness prepares student and public health practitioners to respond ot natural disasters, major disease epidemics, and acts of bioterrorism | PDF

DEPARTMENTS

Dean’s Message: Fullfilling the California Dream | PDF

Past, Present, Future
Influential Epidemiologist and Esteemed Professor: Warren Winkelstein, Jr., MD, MPH | PDF
The School Responds to Hurricane Katrina with Action, Training, and Caring | PDF
Students Mobilize for Day of Volunteerism | PDF
Putting Theory into Practice | PDF

Faculty News
Faculty News and Notes | PDF
Meet the New Faculty: Lia Fernald, Richard Jackson, and Amani Nuri-Jeter | PDF

Partners in Public Health
Policy Advisory Council Welcomes Terri Carlson | PDF

Alumni News
President’s Message | PDF
Alumna Spotlight: Sunne Wright McPeak and Sandra Shewry | PDF
Alumni News | PDF
Alumni Notes | PDF

In Memoriam | PDF