In this course offered by the Center for Health Leadership, students gain critical knowledge and experience in video production, participatory new media, visual methods for research/evaluation, and advocacy, while exploring the topic of leadership development. Students learn these skills in the context of a real world evaluation for the Center for Health Leadership. Students participate in designing the research questions, carry out the research using video, and produce media products used to communicate their findings. These videos were created by students in the and Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 courses.

PH290 Fall 2011 Digital Stories
From a Long Line
of Tough Ladies
Pieces of Dream A Roda de Capoeria
Jen Loyby Jen Loy Jiajing Liby Jiajing Li Aviva Lipkowitzby Aviva Lipkowitz
UC Berkeley student Jen Loy describes four generations of tough ladies in her family with particular attention to her grandmother and daughter. UC Berkeley student Jiajing Li explores the experiences of employment and education in an immigrant family’s quest to achieve their dreams. UC Berkeley student Aviva Lipkowitz describes her experience practicing Capoeria in Brazil and the United States.
PH290 Spring 2012 Digital Stories
Behind the Stereotypes What Does Health
Mean to You?
Doctor Doctora Inspiration: A Public
Health Example
Why Start Running?
Rubi Cortesby Rubi Cortes Laura Nixonby Laura Nixon Kate Halkerstonby Kate Halkerston Justin Rausaby Justin Rausa Anna Chen Arroyoby Anna Chen Arroyo
UC Berkeley student Rubi Cortes challenges stereotypes about Mexican immigrants and their children in this short film exploring issues of work, education, dreams and family resilience. UC Berkeley student Laura Nixon explores issues of health, academic achievement and reaching one’s full potential in this short film reflecting on her experiences managing health issues as a student. UC Berkeley student Kate Halkerston interviews Rubi Cortes about her experiences as a medical student and physician of color in the United States. UC Berkeley student Justin Rausa explores lessons learned from his two years of Peace Corps service building latrines in Namibia. Anna Chen Arroyo interviews Ashley Wilson about her motivation to run the Stanford “Dish” Trail.