Guest Lecture with Dr. Leonard Syme, Social & Behavioral Aspects of Public Health
Guest Lecture with Dr. Leonard Syme
Social 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
Community Health Track, Public Health Program
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