Denise Herd

Title
Professor of Public Health
Department
School of Public Health
Phone
(510) 642-4842
Fax
(510) 643-8236
Research Expertise and Interest
public health, epidemiology, specialty area in multicultural health, behaviorial science
Research Description

Research interests include: images of alcohol and violence in rap music, activism in African American communities, health disparities, drinking and drug use patterns and programs, and social movements.

In the News

June 24, 2020

Berkeley Public Health Is on the Frontline of Research into How Racism Affects Public Health

Race- and ethnicity-based inequities in health outcomes for Americans are not news to public health specialists. Here at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, our faculty, researchers, and students have been working to illuminate the many ways in which racism affects who gets healthcare, how that healthcare is delivered, and possible solutions to entrenched problems like police brutality.

In the News

June 24, 2020

Berkeley Public Health Is on the Frontline of Research into How Racism Affects Public Health

Race- and ethnicity-based inequities in health outcomes for Americans are not news to public health specialists. Here at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, our faculty, researchers, and students have been working to illuminate the many ways in which racism affects who gets healthcare, how that healthcare is delivered, and possible solutions to entrenched problems like police brutality.
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