Looking to the Future

Winter 2014

FEATURES
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Looking to the Future: A Conversation Between Deans

In September, Stefano Bertozzi took on the role of dean of the School of Public Health. He and his predecessor, Dean Emeritus Stephen Shortell, share perspectives on the challenges and opportunities of leadership and what the future holds for the School.
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The Shortell Era: Defining Moments of the Past Decade

Despite struggling with the country’s biggest economic recession since the Great Depression, leadership, faculty, staff, and students persevered to keep the School alive and thriving. Take a look back at the School’s greatest successes during Stephen Shortell’s time as dean.
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Paging Dr. Data: Big Data goes to the Emergency Room

In trauma care, decisions made in the first minutes and hours are critical. To help clinicians make informed judgments, a statistics expert and a trauma surgeon joined forces to build a predictive computer model that will answer the key question: Will the patient live or die?
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Affordable Care Comes to California

California runs the biggest state insurance market in the country
and is considered a bellwether for the Affordable Care Act. How is Covered California faring? Berkeley health policy experts are looking at the big picture.
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EXCLUSIVE ONLINE FEATURE

Mobile Health at Berkeley: Putting the Patient at the Center of Design

Often referred to as mobile health or mHealth, the use of mobile applications to enhance medical and public health practice has grown exponentially over the past decade.
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DEAN’S MESSAGE
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SPOTLIGHT
A Deeper Look at Electronic Health Records
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SPOTLIGHT
Riding the Bus for Transit Justice
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FRESH PERSPECTIVE
From UC Berkeley to a Syrian Refugee Camp: An Epidemiology Student’s Journey
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