Larry LevittImplementing Medi-Cal and Private Insurance Coverage in California
November 27, 2012

This is the second lecture in a series on Implementing Health Care Reform in California, which examines all aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s impact on access, cost, and quality of care issues relevant to the State of California. The lecture features two presenters: Speaker Larry Levitt is senior vice president for special initiatives and senior advisor to the president with the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonprofit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the United States. Speaker Bruce Bodaken is chairman and CEO of Blue Shield of California is a 3.3 million member not-for-profit health plan that serves the commercial, individual, and government markets in California.

Peter LeeLaunching the Exchange in California: Opportunities and Challenges
November 7, 2012

Peter V. Lee, executive director of the California Health Benefit Exchange, gives a lecture as part of the ongoing series, Implementing Health Care Reform in California. The lecture series examines all aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on access, cost, and quality of care issues relevant to the State of California. California was the first state to create a Health Benefit Exchange following the passage of federal health care reform. As executive director, Peter Lee manages the creation of a new insurance marketplace in California.

Ndola PrataBeyond 7 Billion: Solutions to poverty, population growth, global warming
September 20, 2012

A discussion with Los Angeles Times reporter Ken Weiss about population growth, climate change and other intractable problems today from UC Berkeley. Featuring Professors Malcolm Potts and Ndola Prata.

Joan BloomScholarship Tea Videos 2012
September 6, 2012

The Scholarship Tea brings together faculty, students, donors, and alumni to recognize student scholarship recipients and the donors whose generosity has made the awards possible.

Dean ShortellThe Future of Health Care in the U.S.
August 29, 2012

A discussion of the public health impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.Speakers include UCSF School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov; UC Berkeley School of Public Health Dean Stephen Shortell; UC Berkeley School of Law Professor and Former Dean Jesse Choper; and Claire Brindis, Dir., Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF.

Healthcare Reform PanelistsReactions to the Supreme Court’s Ruling on the Affordable Care Act
July 2, 2012

A panel of UC Berkeley experts addresses the major consequences of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act. Panelists explore what the decision means for future health reform, constitutional law, medical care, the insurance market, insurance premiums, public policy, politics, and more.

Stuart H. Altman Lecture 2012Stuart H. Altman Lecture 2012
March 22, 2012
Are ACO’s and Bundled Payments the “New New Things”: What Happened to the Old New Things?
Speaker: Stuart H. Altman Chaikin Professor of National Health Policy

2012 Edward E. Penhoet LectureEdward E. Penhoet Lecture 2012
April 5, 2012
Public Health Genomics: from the Science of Discovery to the Science of Action
Speaker: Muin j. Khoury, MD, PhD
Director, Office of Public Health Genomics, CDC

Heroes 12 videosPublic Health Heroes Gala Awards Reception 2012
March 21, 2012
The UC Berkeley School of Public Health presented its 16th Annual Public Health Heroes Awards to Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights; and Dr. Marcus A. Conant, dermatologist and HIV/AIDS primary care physician. See the award presentations and acceptances.

rubi-cortes2PH290 Fall 2012 Digital Stories: Behind the Stereotypes
May 21, 2012
by Rubi Cortes

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.

Laura-Nixon2PH290 Fall 2012 Digital Stories: What Does Health
Mean to You?

May 21, 2012
by Laura Nixon

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.

Kate-Halkerston2PH290 Fall 2012 Digital Stories: Doctor Doctora
May 21, 2012
by Kate Halkerston

UC Berkeley student Kate Halkerston interviews Rubi Cortes about her experiences as a medical student and physician of color in the United States.

Justin-Rausa2PH290 Fall 2012 Digital Stories: Inspiration, A Public Health Example
May 21, 2012
by Justin Rausa

UC Berkeley student Justin Rausa explores lessons learned from his two years of Peace Corps service building latrines in Namibia.

Ashley-Wilson2PH290 Fall 2012 Digital Stories: Why Start Running?
May 21, 2012
by Anna Chen Arroyo

Anna Chen Arroyo interviews Ashley Wilson about her motivation to run the Stanford “Dish” Trail.

Jen-Loy2PH290 Fall 2011 Digital Stories: From a Long Line of Tough Ladies
February 27, 2012
by Jen Loy

UC Berkeley student Jen Loy describes four generations of tough ladies in her family with particular attention to her grandmother and daughter.

Jiajing LiPH290 Fall 2011 Digital Stories: Pieces of Dream
February 27, 2012
by Jiajing Li

UC Berkeley student Jiajing Li explores the experiences of employment and education in an immigrant family’s quest to achieve their dreams.

Aviva LipkowitzPH290 Fall 2011 Digital Stories: A Roda de Capoeria
January 16, 2012
by Aviva Lipkowitz

UC Berkeley student Aviva Lipkowitz describes her experience practicing Capoeria in Brazil and the United States.