orientationUC Berkeley School of Public Health Orientation Surprise
November 17, 2011
 
The Fall 2011 UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health Orientation for incoming students is interrupted by a student-led surprise!
New Media ToolsNew Media Tools for Health Advocacy – Pt. 1
September 15, 2011
 
Using media tools for health advocacy and in other areas. UC Berkeley Center for Health Leadership series.
Student-Voice--Lauren-Lessard--Maternal---Child-Health-M.P.HStudent Voice: Lauren Lessard, Maternal & Child Health MPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“Berkeley has the most phenomenal professors, and at any time they have several ongoing research projects. They are absolutely excited and willing to engage students at all levels of the research program.”
Student-Voice--Ayesha-Khan--Interdisciplinary-M.P.HStudent Voice: Ayesha Khan, Interdisciplinary MPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“I don’t think that it’s the requirements that are the most difficult part of the one-year program. The most difficult part of the one year program is that there’s so much to do and learn and see that you don’t want to finish in a year!”
Student-Voice--Joe-Schuchter--Dr.P.HStudent Voice: Joe Schuchter, DrPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“I’m really happy about my decision to come to Berkeley. It’s really been pretty much everything I’ve expected in terms of being able to define my own program and my own vision for the future. And that’s really the key is to be able to have that freedom to explore but within this guided program. It’s really been one of the best decisions I’ve made.”
Student-Voice--Dionne-Jirachaikitti--MPP-M.P.HStudent Voice: Dionne Jirachaikitti, MPP/MPH Concurrent Degree Program
September 14, 2011
 
“It’s a great place to really explore your ideas, even if you think you know exactly what you want to do when you come in.”
Student-Voice--Pujeeta-Chowdhary--Environmental-Health-Sciences-M.P.HStudent Voice: Pujeeta Chowdhary, Environmental Health Sciences MPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“The people in the School of Public Health are probably my favorite aspect of the School. They’re fantastic, they’re friendly, they are smart, and they’re interdisciplinary, and we have so much fun together. I’ve made some really great friends just through my cohort. I’ve learned so much from them and hopefully they’ve learned a lot from me.”
Student-Voice--Paul-Maitland-McKinley--Infectious-Diseases---Vaccinology-M.P.HStudent Voice: Paul Maitland-McKinley, Infectious Diseases & Vaccinology MPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“If you go to a school like Berkeley, they give you the core requirement, and then after that they say, ‘Go and do whatever you want, come back and share it with your cohort.’ And that’s exactly what you can do, and I just like that sort of freedom. And here the whole Bay Area is actually at your fingertips, so it’s just great.”
Student-Voice--Markell-Lewis--Public-Health-Nutrition-M.P.HStudent Voice: Markell Lewis, Public Health Nutrition MPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“When I think of three adjectives to describe the School of Public Health, I think of ‘comprehensive,’ I think of ‘current,’ and I think of ‘collaborative.’”
Student-Voice--Oliver-Chu--MBA-M.P.HStudent Voice: Oliver Chu, MBA/MPH Concurrent Degree Program
September 14, 2011
 
“Anything you want to do in the realm of health care, I think the MBA/MPH program equips you with the necessary skill set, the network that you need, and the knowledge base you need to go forward in your career.”
Student-Voice--Dennise-Rosas--Health-Policy---Management-M.P.HStudent Voice: Dennise Rosas, Health Policy & Management MPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“My favorite part about HPM is being able to talk to my classmates. Being in class with the same 15 people for the past two years has really been to all of our benefits, and being able to develop a friendship that will outlast the program makes HPM an enjoyable experience.”
Student-Voice--Tiffany-Clarke--Health---Social-Behavior-M.P.HStudent Voice: Tiffany Clarke, Health & Social Behavior MPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“I have felt that the School attracts people with a lot of cultural diversity and also diversity of life experience, and that really enriches a lot of the conversations.”
Student-Voice--Carol-Chao--MSW.-M.P.HStudent Voice: Carol Chao, MSW./MPH Concurrent Degree Program
September 14, 2011
 
“I chose to come to Berkeley because they had one of the only concurrent degree programs in the country which would allow me to get my social work degree and my public health degree at the same time.”
Student-Voice--Stephanie-Stramotas--Epidemiology-Biostatistics-M.P.HStudent Voice: Stephanie Stramotas, Epidemiology/Biostatistics MPH Program
September 14, 2011
 
“I think that the passion and the resources available to the students and the faculty at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health really set it apart from any other school of public health in the nation.”
Big Ideas @BerkeleyBig Ideas @Berkeley
September 13, 2011
 
Faculty and students discuss the impact of UC Berkeley’s annual “Big Ideas” contest, which awards grants to interdisciplinary teams of Berkeley students with world-changing ideas. The video features the J.M.P. student-run Suitcase Clinic among other award recipients.
Car crash websiteCar crash website tracks the really big hits
August 31, 2011
 
For those wanting to know about risky places to drive, bike or walk, UC Berkeley researchers have designed a tool for sorting through and mapping all of the serious traffic collisions in the state.
The Dark Future of Food AdvertisingThe Dark Future of Food Advertising
July 11, 2011
 
New methods of food advertisement target children and teenagers through online games and social media. Created by the News21 project at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
Leading From Where You AreLeading From Where You Are
July 30, 2011
 
A video spotlighting Josefina Rodriguez, an “everyday leader” at La Clínica de la Raza. Produced by SPH students Erika Granados and Lauren Baehner as part of the Center for Health Leadership’s Everyday Leaders Program.
Rethink the food labelRethink the food label
May 2, 2011
 
Can rethinking the nutrition label on our foods help us eat better? Created by the News21 project at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism.
UC Berkeley Green Chemistry – BioplasticsUC Berkeley Green Chemistry – Bioplastics
March 22, 2011
 
Marty Mulvihill, Executive Director of the UC Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, tells how the center is developing a new lab course including lessons on how various plastics can be made from safe, non-toxic, biodegradable materials.
UC Berkeley Green Chemistry – Natural InkUC Berkeley Green Chemistry – Natural Ink
March 22, 2011
 
Marty Mulvihill, Executive Director of the UC Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, tells how the center is developing a new lab course including a lesson on the making of natural ink.
UC Berkeley Center for Green ChemistryUC Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry
March 22, 2011
 
The UC Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry is transforming the way chemicals are formulated, produced and used in manufacturing products. The center is expanding the curriculum for chemistry students, providing information to public policy-makers, and developing chemicals that are safer for human health and the environment. In this video, UC Berkeley experts and government officials discuss the relevance of “green chemistry.”
Todd ParkDean’s Colloquium with Todd Park
March 3, 2011
 
Todd Park, chief technology officer in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services gives the 2011 Dean’s Colloquium lecture: “An Historic Opportunity: Unleashing the Power of IT and Innovation to Improve Health”
 
Question and Answer Session
Unraveling Privilege, Power and Difference for Organizational Change: Racism and PrivilegeUnraveling Privilege, Power and Difference for Organizational Change: Racism and Privilege
February 7, 2011
 
Shakti Butler, racial/social justice filmmaker, explores possibilities for transforming the internal and external aspects of racism and privilege. She looks at how privilege operates and within organizations and explore the impact of privilege in our work lives. UC Berkeley Center for Health Leadership series.
UC Berkeley's 50 years with the Peace CorpsUC Berkeley’s 50 years with the Peace Corps
January 31, 2011
 
UC Berkeley celebrates its unique place in the history of the Peace Corps, as the agency’s all-time top producer of volunteers. Past, present, and future Berkeley graduates tell about their bond with the Peace Corps.