School of Public Health faculty, students showcase latest research for 75th anniversary

As part of Cal Day, faculty in UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health on Saturday, April 21 showcased the School’s latest research—everything from Zika to targeted machine learning.


Protecting the next generation of children from environmental exposures:
Brenda Eskenazi, Brian and Jennifer Maxwell Endowed Chair in Public Health

Uncovering the causes of childhood leukemia and the rising rates in the United States:
Catherine Metayer, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Research with communities and youth to improve health and wellbeing: Focus on youth-led participatory action research:
Emily Ozer, Professor of Community Health Sciences with Vicky Gomez, DrPH candidate

Mapping the human right to water:
Charlotte Smith, Lecturer, Environmental Health Sciences

Patient activation: What is it, how do we do it, and why does it matter? Hector Rodriguez, Henry J. Kaiser Endowed Chair in Organized Health Systems and Stephen Shortell, Dean Emeritus and Professor of the Graduate School

Dengue to Zika: Pivoting a bench-to-field program for rapid response: Eva Harris, Professor of Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology

Designing safe strategies to eliminate mosquito-borne diseases using gene editing: John Marshall, Assistant Professor in Residence, Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Student perspectives on public health research at Berkeley: Fausto Bustos, PhD candidate, Epidemiology and Sean Wu, PhD student, Epidemiology

Audience Q&A session: Mahasin S. Mujahid

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Photos: Cal Day Research Showcase