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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Certificate Program in Health Advocacy Online Information Session

Information Session | January 16 | 10:30-11:30 a.m. |  Online


Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W., UC Berkeley Extension

UC Berkeley Extension


Gain an in-depth understanding of the complex and dynamic U.S. health care system. Explore key policy and ethical challenges, and learn to become a health advocate who is qualified to advise patients and their families about health care issues.


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Data Science/Health Systems Job Talk, Courtney Lyles, PhD, UCSF, School of Medicine: Using health technology to reduce healthcare disparities: real-world promises and pitfalls

Special Event | January 16 | 12-2 p.m. | 150 University Hall


Health Policy and Management


Dr. Lyles will discuss her work on understanding health technology uptake and use among diverse patient populations across multiple healthcare settings, including Kaiser Permanente and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. In addition, she will outline her plans for future technology interventions targeting underserved patient populations.



Data Science/Health IT Job Talk, Courtney Lyles, PhD, UCSF, School of Medicine: Using health technology to reduce healthcare disparities: real-world promises and pitfalls

Special Event | January 16 | 12-2 p.m. | 150 University Hall


Kristina Staros

Public Health, School of


Dr. Lyles will discuss her work on understanding health technology uptake and use among diverse patient populations across multiple healthcare settings, including Kaiser Permanente and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. In addition, she will outline her plans for future technology interventions targeting underserved patient populations.



Certificate Program in Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Online Information Session

Information Session | January 16 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. |  Online


Stan Weisner, Ph.D., M.S.W.

UC Berkeley Extension


Developed in association with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, this certificate raises the quality of professionalism in counseling and follows a three-level, evidence-based approach to the critical issues that contribute to substance abuse.


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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

i4Y Child Marriage and Youth Empowerment Group Speaker Series: Balancing Reproductive Rights and Protections from Child Marriage: Insights from developmental science

Seminar | January 17 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 401 University Hall


Ahna Suleiman, Center on the Developing Adolescent

Innovations for Youth (i4Y)


Balancing Reproductive Rights and Protections from Child Marriage - Insights from developmental science

Policies aiming to protect children from early marriage can often be in direct tension with efforts to ensure adolescents' reproductive rights. Minimum age of marriage and the age at which young people can access contraceptive and reproductive health services vary widely globally and are...   More >



Disability and the Dissident Body: Ancient Jewish Resistance to Empire

Lecture | January 17 | 4-6 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall


Julia Watts Belser, Associate Professor of Jewish Studies in the Theology Department,Georgetown University.

Disability Studies Research Cluster, HIFIS


Ancient Jewish accounts of the Roman conquest of Jerusalem use disability to reckon with charged questions about power, violence, and resistance. Bringing feminist disability studies to bear on rabbinic Jewish narrative, this lecture argues that disability affords the rabbis a complex symbolic discourse with which to grapple with the power of God and the brutality of empire.


All Audiences

All Audiences

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Data Science/Health IT, Joan Casey, PhD, UCB, School of Public Health: Precision public health: electronic health records and their promise for epidemiology

Special Event | January 18 | 12-2 p.m. | 150 University Hall


Public Health, School of


Originally developed for billing purposes and to enhance individual clinical care, electronic health record (EHR) databases have proliferated in the past decade. These secondary data sources provide a low-cost means of accessing rich longitudinal data on diverse populations distributed across space for epidemiologic research. Using her recent study on the association between natural gas fracking...   More >



2018 Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize Info Session: Funding for post graduation social engagement projects

Information Session | January 18 | 2-3 p.m. | 9 Durant Hall


Mary Crabb, Office of Undergraduate Research & Scholarships

Office of Undergraduate Research


The Judith Lee Stronach Baccalaureate Prize supports intellectual and creative pursuits that heighten awareness of issues of social consciousness and contribute to the public good. The award gives engaged students the opportunity to extend and reflect upon their undergraduate work at Berkeley by undertaking a socially engaged project after their graduation.

Up to $25,000. Proposals for...   More >


Students - Undergraduate

Students - Undergraduate



DICE Executive Committee Meeting

Meeting | January 18 | 2-3:30 p.m. | University Hall, 461 (DREAM Office)


DICE


DICE is an action-oriented committee composed of students, faculty, alumni, and staff that works to promote Diversity, Inclusion, Community and Equity at the School of Public Health

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Science at Cal Lecture- Visualizing Biological Molecules: Understanding Life’s Principles

Lecture | January 20 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building


Eva Nogales, Molecular and Cell Biology

Science@Cal


Assemblies of biological macromolecules (proteins, DNA, RNA) are the functional units of cells and ultimate the whole organism. Visualizing these macromolecules, in different functional states, provides unique information on how they work and how they fail in the diseased state, and therefore can guide us in the design and improvement of therapies. But their extremely small size makes...   More >


All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents

All Audiences, Alumni, Faculty, Friends of the University, General Public, Staff, Students - Graduate, Students - Prospective, Students - Undergraduate, Cal Parents



SENYAS: Deaf culture and life with Filipino Sign Language in Manila: Film and Discussion

Film - Documentary | January 20 | 2-4 p.m. | Hearst Field Annex, Berkeley Disability Lab, Hearst Field Annex (HFA) Room D-1


Soya Mori; Maria Tanya de Guzman

UC Berkeley Disability Studies


UC Berkeley Disability Studies will be screening SENYAS, a documentary short film about deaf culture, life, and Filipino Sign Language. Filmed in Metro Manila, it follows the life of a Deaf woman. The film will be followed by short presentations and discussion between Prof. Soya Mori who is a Visiting Scholar at UCB and Ms. Maria Tanya de Guzman who is a Pinay Deaf leader in the Bay Area. ...   More >