Barbara Abrams

Barbara Abrams

Title
Professor of the Graduate School
Department
School of Public Health
Research Expertise and Interest
obesity, maternal and child health, epidemiology, nutrition, health disparities, pregnancy
Research Description

Barbara Abrams' work focuses on the inter-relationships between maternal nutrition, weight and social factors and how they impact antenatal and birth outcomes, and long-term health of women and their children.  Her work emphasizes prevention of obesity.

In the News

October 17, 2011

Two UC Berkeley faculty named to Institute of Medicine

Barbara Abrams, professor of epidemiology and of maternal and child health, and Carolyn Bertozzi, professor of chemistry and of molecular and cell biology, have been named to the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM), one of the highest national honors in the fields of health and medicine.