UC Berkeley School of Public Health Faculty Interviews, Fall 2013

  1. Dr. Amin Azzam
    Director, Case-Based Curriculum for the UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program
    His research interests include exploring the efficacy of various instructional approaches in stimulating medical students' acquisition, retention, and application of content knowledge in their evolving roles as clinicians.
    Interviewed by Alfred Zerfas; azerfas@gmail.com
    http://sph.berkeley.edu/amin-azzam
    http://jmp.berkeley.edu/curriculum/informatics

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  2. Dr. Karen Sokal-Gutierrez, 
Associate Clinical Professor UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program
    http://sph.berkeley.edu/karen-sokal-gutierrez.
    
Interviewed by Alfred Zerfas (azerfas@gmail.com) in Fall 2013..
    
Karen teaches Pedagogy, Contextually Integrated Case Based Curriculum and Thesis Seminar.
    
Her research interests include Children's health in child care, Parenting education, Maternal-child health, Health education for low-literacy populations, Early childhood development, health and safety and Early childhood oral health and nutrition in developing countries.
    
Her Current Projects are Risk Factors for Early Childhood Care in Developing Countries: El Salvador, Nepal, Ecuador and Vietnam.

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  3. Brenda Eskenazi,
    Professor of Maternal and Child Health and Epidemiology
    UCB School of Public Health
    Interviewed by Alfred Zerfas; azerfas@gmail.com in August 2013.
    http://sph.berkeley.edu/brenda-eskenazi
    also check out http://www.cerch.org
    Research interests:
    Effects of environmental exposures to reproductive, perinatal, and children's health
    Reproductive and development effects of passive and active exposure to cigarette smoke, benzene, dioxin, and other persistent endocrine disruptors, and pesticides, as well as other agents on fetal and child health and reproductive health of men and women
    Reproductive and pediatric epidemiology

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  4. Dr. Ndola Prata,
    Fred H. Bixby Endowed Chair in Population and Family Planning,
    UC Berkeley School of Public Health.
    http://www.sph.berkeley/ndola-prata
    Interviewed by Alfred Zerfas; azerfas@gmail.com
    Her Courses: Family Planning Population change and Health; International Maternal and Child Health; The role of the private sector in health care in developing countries; Poverty and Population.
    Research Interests include:
    Access and financing of reproductive health, family planning and maternal health services in developing countries; Maternal mortality in resource-scarce settings; The use of misoprostol to manage postpartum hemorrhage and treatment of incomplete abortion in developing countries; Health care delivery systems that serve the poor; Cost-effectiveness in family planning, comprehensive abortion care and maternal health interventions
    Current Projects: Distribution and financing mechanisms to improve access to family planning.

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  5. Kirk R. Smith, Professor of Global Environmental Health
    UC Berkeley School of Public Health.
    http://sph.berkeley.edu/kirk-smith.
    Interviewed by Alfred Zerfas; azerfas@gmail.com
    Kirk Smith's courses include: Environmental Disasters in Fiction; Breadth Course in Environmental Health Sciences; Global Burden of Disease and Comparative Risk Assessment; and Climate Change for Health Scientists.
    His Research Interests: Environmental and health implications of economic development; Health-damaging air pollution in developing countries, particularly from household fuels; Co-benefits of greenhouse gas controls; Development of robust measures of exposure, risk, and environmental responsibility for policy; Integration of health, climate, energy, and development issues into international collaborative scientific assessments; Development and deployment of small, smart, fast, and cheap IT-based environmental monitoring devices
    His Current Projects: Field measurements and/or epidemiologic investigations in Guatemala, Mexico, India, Nepal, Mongolia, and China; Convening Lead Author (CLA) for Health of the Fifth Assessment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; CLA for Health of Global Energy Assessment; CLA for Household Air Pollution of the International Comparative Risk Assessment of the Global Burden of Disease; Steering Committee of WHO Air Quality Guidelines Development.

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UC Berkeley School of Public Health Faculty Interviews, Fall 2013

Alfred Zerfas

Seven faculty at UC Berkeley School of Public Health interviewed by Alfred Zerfas (azerfas@gmail.com) about their work and passions.

UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program:
Dr. Amin Azzam
Director, Case-Based Curriculum
http://sph.berkeley.edu/amin-azzam,
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Seven faculty at UC Berkeley School of Public Health interviewed by Alfred Zerfas (azerfas@gmail.com) about their work and passions.

UCB-UCSF Joint Medical Program:
Dr. Amin Azzam
Director, Case-Based Curriculum
http://sph.berkeley.edu/amin-azzam,
and Dr. Karen Sokal-Gutierrez
Associate Clinical Professor, UC Berkeley-UCSF
http://sph.berkeley.edu/karen-sokal-gutierrez

Dr. Brenda Eskenazi,
Professor of Maternal and Child Health and Epidemiology
http://sph.berkeley.edu/brenda-eskenazi

Dr. Ndola Prata,
Assoc. Professor of Maternal and Child Health
http://sph.berkeley.edu/ndola-prata

Kirk R. Smith
Professor of Global Environmental Health
http://sph.berkeley.edu/kirk-smith

Nicholas P. Jewell,
Professor of Biostatistics
http://sph.berkeley.edu/nick-jewell

Emily Ozer,
Associate Professor of Community Health and Human Development,
http://sph.berkeley.edu/emily-ozer

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