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Nov 01, 2013 Dr. Dean Schillinger is being awarded the 2013 APHA Everett Rogers Public Health Communication and Practice Award at the American Public Health Association Conference in Boston.
Dr Schillinger, Chief of the UCSF Division of General Internal Medicine at SF General Hospital, is widely recognized for his seminal work in the field of health literacy.
Dr Schillinger recently completed a 5 year term as Chief of the Diabetes Prevention and Control Program for the CA Dept of Public Health. He is currently the Director of the Health Communications Research Program of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, and is the co-founder of The Bigger Picture Campaign, a ground-breaking public health literacy social marketing initiative that engages minority youth to address the social and environmental drivers of the type 2 diabetes epidemic in California (www.biggerpicture.org,).
 


 
Nov 18, 2013 CVP faculty member Dr. Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS co-wrote an opinion piece in the Sacramento Bee, published on November 17th - Eliminate food insecurity for millions in California
From the article: "Four million people. That’s a little more than the entire population of the state of Oregon. It is also the number of low-income adults who struggle to put food on the table in California."
 


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