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Ph.D. candidate Sneha Ghimire presents her research at the the national Society for Epidemiologic Research's annual meeting.
Ph.D. Student Sneha Ghimire Presents at Society for Epidemiologic Research
Public Health Ph.D. student Sneha Ghimire in Prof. Sandie Ha’s lab presented her research on the links between ambient air pollution and risk of fetal death in California’s San...
Spring 2024 grad students
Congrats Spring 2024 Grads!
The Public Health Department congratulates its newest graduates on receiving their degrees! Ph.D. students Kimberly Sanchez, Gilda Zarate-Gonzalez, Carlisha Hall, Rudiel Sanchez, and Kimberly Valle,...

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October 14, 2015
Scholars and educators alike believe raising expectations leads to higher achievement and self esteem among adolescents. But new research from the University of California, Merced, shows that when a young woman’s achievement level doesn’t live up to those expectations, the result can be...
October 13, 2015
Research indicates that obesity can increase a woman’s risk of developing and dying from breast cancer. But while communication about healthy eating has proven to be effective, a growing and significant subset of the population might not be getting the message. A new project at the...
October 13, 2015
Research indicates that obesity can increase a woman’s risk of developing and dying from breast cancer. But while communication about healthy eating has proven to be effective, a growing and significant subset of the population might not be getting the message. A new project at the University of...
October 6, 2015
While many young women her age are thinking about their favorite shoes or who they’ll go with to the winter formal, Callie Nance, 15, is thinking about her favorite science organizations and her future as a physicist. That’s why the Dinner with a Scientist event at UC Merced last week was so...
September 28, 2015
Professors Linda Hirst and Sayantani Ghosh are combining liquid crystals with nanoparticles such as gold and quantum dots to come up with a new platform that could have applications in fields such as optics and medicine. And the two new grants the School of Natural Sciences researchers have earned...
September 8, 2015
Banning smoking in the workplace and increasing taxes on cigarettes have discouraged teens and young adults from taking up smoking, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco and UC Merced.  The study, published today (Sept. 8) in JAMA Pediatrics, used data from the Bureau of Labor...
August 27, 2015
Gracy Mantoan is not what you would call a traditional graduate student — but her past experiences are precisely what drive her as she pursues a Ph.D. with the public health graduate group at UC Merced. In her native Brazil, Mantoan earned her degree in medicine from the University of...
July 8, 2015
The following article from NPR can be found below here.
June 17, 2015
The New York Times article can be found here:  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/13/world/americas/400-million-lack-basic-health-services-report-finds.html?ref=health    
May 19, 2015
The New York Times article can be found here  http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/09/upshot/giving-the-poor-easy-access-to-healthy-food-doesnt-mean-theyll-buy-it.html?hpw&rref=upshot&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well&...

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