University of California, Berkeley (UCB) – School of Public Health
Berkeley, United States

The School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley is one of the world's preeminent centers dedicated to the promotion and protection of the health of human populations and is noted for the excellence of its programs in teaching, research, and service activities. These programs, grounded in an understanding of biological and social science theories and mechanisms, are integrated through a focus on communities that reach from the neighborhoods surrounding the Berkeley campus to settings around the world.
UC Berkeley is renowned worldwide for the distinction of its faculty and students, the scope of its research and publications, and the quality of its libraries. Its academic departments consistently rank among the top five in the country. The School belongs to the University of California, Berkeley which was chartered in 1868.
Known as UC Berkeley, today it is the world's premier public university. Based on an evaluation by the National Research Council of the United States UC Berkeley had more doctoral programs with a confidence interval in the top 10 than any other university in the U.S. (Harvard University ranked second). There are 1,582 fulltime and 500 part-time faculty members. The campus is home to 35,843 students as of Fall 2009 including 25,530 undergraduates and 10,313 pursuing graduate degrees. The faculty, renowned for both teaching and scholarship, includes eight Nobel Laureates and 19 MacArthur Fellows. By almost any measure UC Berkeley ranks as one of the best centers of higher learning in the world.

Key staff

Edmund Y W Seto PhD
Michael L. B. Jerrett, PhD
Dr. Jason G. Su