Steve Selvin

Steve Selvin

Emeritus Professor of the Graduate School
School of Public Health
(510) 643-5163
Research Expertise and Interest
public health, biostatistics
Research Description

Research interests include: research interests, populations at risk to environmental pollution, maternal weight gain and fetal outcome, spatial analysis of disease patterns

In the News

October 4, 2010

X-rays linked to increased childhood leukemia risk

Diagnostic X-rays may increase the risk of developing childhood leukemia, according to a new study by UC Berkeley researchers. Specifically, the researchers found that children with acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL) had almost twice the chance of having been exposed to three or more X-rays compared with children who did not have leukemia.