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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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May 19, 2022
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have invited bioengineering Professor Eva De Alba Bastarrechea to serve as a member of the Macromolecular Structure and Function C Study Section within the Macromolecular Biophysics and Biological Chemistry Review Branch. The four-year appointment...
May 9, 2022
Undergraduate students were invited to nominate faculty and staff who: • Create a healthy learning environment • Support student well-being both inside and outside of school • Are sensitive to students' lives outside of academics • Check-on students and follow-up...
May 6, 2022
Sandy Rubio is the recipient of the Spring 2022 Outstanding Graduating Student Award. Sandy is graduating with a BA in Public Health and is planning to pursue a PhD in Public Health with a focus on population genetics and its intersection with the environment.  In addition to excellent...
May 5, 2022
Undergraduates will have a new, one-of-a-kind class they can sign up for this fall — Climate Justice — a hybrid course that features lectures by faculty from all 10 UC campuses. According to the UC Center for Climate Justice’s website, “climate justice recognizes the disproportionate impacts of...
May 4, 2022
Postdoctoral Fellow Mi Zhou will begin a tenure track assistant professor position in the Department of Food Science, Nutrition, and Packing at San Jose State University in Fall 2022.
April 15, 2022
School of Engineering Professor Colleen Naughton's wastewater-tracking dashboard is helping the U.S. and many other countires follow the clues found in the sewers that indicate where COVID is going to surge.
April 11, 2022
Most people are familiar with the adage "a picture is worth a thousand words." However, the message conveyed by an image may not always be factual. Authors of a study recently published in the BMJ journal Tobacco Control said that was the case with Natural American Spirit (NAS) brand cigarettes....
March 14, 2022
UC Merced's Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center (NCPC) and California State University, Stanislaus, are partnering on a large project as part of California Endgame's goal to end tobacco use in the state by 2035. The two universities have been awarded a $1.4 million Smoke and Vape Free Scholars...
March 3, 2022
Research Week, the annual showcase of UC Merced’s important explorations into some of the world's most pressing challenges, kicks off Monday with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute’s symposium on climate. SNRI researchers are at the forefront of innovative tools, technology and thinking about...
March 1, 2022
Congratulations to  Dr. Alec Chan-Golston for receiving the Faculty Success Initiative-Extramural Funding Fellowship!