GUEST LECTURE WITH DR. LEONARD SYME, SOCIAL & BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Guest Lecture with Dr. Leonard Syme
Social and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health

Monday, July 6, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Lecture Hall B

Dr. Syme, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health, is considered the Father of Social Epidemiology.  He  has been at UC Berkeley since 1968, was elected to the Institute of Medicine and has helped direct the field of public health to focus on social inequities.  He has won numerous awards and is profiled as a public health hero due to his pioneering work on the social determinants of health and his commitment to translating this research into successful interventions.  He has mentored some of the great leaders in the field, including Sir Michael Marmot, Dr. Lisa Berkman and Dr. Nancy Krieger. 

For more information contact:
Miranda Ritterman Weintraub, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor
Community Health Track, Public Health Program
707-638-5721