Yancey/Edgley Fellowship and Award — 3/31/2018

The Dr. Antronette (Toni) K. Yancey and Darlene Edgley Fellowship was created by Ms. Darlene Edgley to continue the work pioneered by the late Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey, MD, MPH. Dr. Yancey’s concern with the dangers of America’s sedentary lifestyle … Continued

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UCBe: Self-Care

As we approach the final stretch of the semester and move into the holiday season, take some time to pay attention to your physical, emotional, and psychological wellbeing.

Global Health Equity Scholars Fellowship Program — 11/15/2018

The Global Health Equity Scholars (GHES) fellowship is 12-month mentored research fellowship designed to create a new community of researchers, educators, and professionals prepared to address new and emerging global health challenges. GHES is working to create a cadre of … Continued

Immunization Clinics for Incoming Students — August 2017

To help incoming students satisfy the immunization requirement, University Health Services is offering immunization clinics in August The Saturday clinics have many openings. See the UHS website for dates. The clinics are by appointment only. You may schedule online via eTang. If you … Continued

Healthline Scholarships — 6/20/2017

Healthline is  launching an inaugural scholarship program for college students pursuing higher education. Healthline will award two $10,000 scholarships to students enrolled in graduate school for the 2017 Fall Semester. The two winners will have an opportunity to submit their plans (within 12 … Continued

Health Policy Research Scholars — 3/29/2017

The application period is open for Health Policy Research Scholars, a national leadership development program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Applicants must be: Entering the first or second year of their doctoral program in September of 2017 From any research-focused … Continued

Alcohol Addiction Awareness Scholarship Contest — 2/1/2017

AlcoRehab offers scholarships of up to $3,000 to graduate and undergraduate students studying at U.S. institutions to fund their education-related experiences. The scholarship application requires the submission of an essay of 1,200 words that address the topic of alcohol abuse and … Continued

New from Rec Sports!

​Learn more about Berkeley Rec Sports and their new initiatives for the Fall!​

UC Smoke and Tobacco Free Student Fellowships — 5/25/2016

In support of the University of California’s commitment to a smoke and tobacco free UC and its critical role in developing research, public health and policy solutions for this rapidly evolving landscape, the UC Systemwide Smoke and Tobacco Free Task … Continued

Zika Virus — What You Need to Know

University Health Services joins public health officials in urging UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff to defer travel or to use caution when traveling to  Zika-affected areas as the most effective action members of the campus community can take to … Continued

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Get Ready for the Winter Break!

Winter break offers time to refresh your rhythms, consider new resolutions, and think ahead to the new year.

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Help Yourself Stay Well this Fall and Winter, Get a Flu Shot

Flu Shot Clinics 2015 Noon-5 pm, UHS Education Center, First Floor Friday, November 20 Friday, December 4 No appointment needed! Drop in to any flu shot clinic! Get directions. Preservative-free vaccine, protects against 4 different flu strains(quadravalent). Cost is $30; … Continued

Measles Health Alert — What You Need to Know

All UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff who were on campus August 24-29 should assess their risk of measles.  WHAT YOU SHOULD DO: 1) Assess your risk level 2) Review your immunization records, and get the MMR vaccine if you haven’t already 3) Watch … Continued

Announcements University Health Services

Counseling & Psychological Services Groups (CPS) and Workshops In addition to individual counseling, CPS offers grad student specific workshops and groups each semester. Spring 2015 Managing Stress, Anxiety & Depression – Undergrad & Grad Social Skills & Assertiveness – Undergrad … Continued

Getting Started at Tang

New to campus? Find out more about your campus health service by visiting University Health Service’s Go Tang, an online guide to getting started at the Tang Center. The Tang will also host an Open House on September 9, 2014 … Continued

Health for America Fellowships — 5/12/2014

Health for America announces a fellowship program for six fellows interested in health innovation. They will work with patients, providers, payers and local communities to understand their perspectives. Fellows will use entrepreneurial techniques, with support from seasoned mentors to prototype and … Continued

Berkeley Goes Tobacco Free

UC Berkeley went tobacco free on January 1, 2014, following President Yudof’s leadership and mandate. A tobacco-free campus creates a healthier environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors; helps support tobacco users who are trying to quit; and reduces the … Continued

Breastfeeding Support Program for Students

Coordinated by Health*Matters Wellness, the Breastfeeding Support Program is for new parents who want to continue breastfeeding their children after returning to work or school. The program offers breastfeeding classes with a lactation consultant, lactation rooms on campus with hospital-grade … Continued

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Message from the Dean

January will bring unprecedented change to millions of Americans as formerly uninsured and under-insured citizens gain access to new health insurance options created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as “Obamacare.” You’ll be glad to know that SHIP provides all of the ACA-mandated “essential health benefits.”

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Health Plan Update & Support Group Offerings from UHS

Find out how changes to the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) affect you; learn about insurance options if you are graduating; and attend free graduate student support groups offered by the UHS.

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UHS Updates

Workshops: Insurance after graduation — selecting a plan August 6 (Wednesday) 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Education Center, first floor of the Tang Center, 2222 Bancroft Way August 10 (Wednesday) 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Education Center, first floor of the Tang … Continued

John W. Gofman: a nuclear chemist who raised questions

In mid-August, John Gofman died at the age of 88. He was widely known in a variety of roles: physician, cardiac researcher, radiation scientist, and nuclear safety advocate. While working for his Ph.D. here in the 1940s under Glenn T. … Continued