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  1. I teach the intensive 6-week summer class, Epidemiologic Methods I (PH 250A) at Berkeley each year. This is an introductory graduate course with an emphasis on providing a solid understanding of epidemiologic concepts. Through the combination of lectures, readings, critical review of papers, and problem sets, students will acquire the core competencies in epidemiology expected of all M.P.H. graduates. I also teach the equivalent class (PH W250), with a similar syllabus, for the School of Public Health's online MPH degree. Website: http://sph.berkeley.edu/areas-study/campusonline-mph

  2. I am Associate Director of the Global Health and Environment (GHE) program, an interdisciplinary, M.S. program for students intending careers directed toward improving the lives of people in developing countries through understanding the environmental risk factors that affect their health and how to reduce the impacts of these factors.
    Global Health & Environment Website: http://ehs.sph.berkeley.edu/global-health-and-environment

  3. I am Co-Director of the STEER program a summer research internship program for undergraduate students considering a career in environmental health research. The STEER program is funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
    STEER Website: http://steer.berkeley.edu

  4. I am Director of the Targeted Research Training (TRT) Program, which is part of the NIOSH-funded Northern California Education and Research Center (ERC). Every year, several doctoral students and occupational and environmental medicine residents receive funding and research training in this program.
    TRT Website:

Michael N. Bates, PhD, MPH
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

School of Public Health
Epidemiology and
Environmental Health Sciences
University of California
783 University Hall, MC 7360
Berkeley, California 94720-7360

E-mail: m_bates@berkeley.edu
Office: 510-643-1627
Mobile: 510-504-5424
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