1984ff California connection

California connection / Verbindung zu Californien

1984 First visit to California, traveling by Greyhound bus from Vancouver to San Francisco; visiting the University of California Berkeley (UCB) and University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) / Erster Besuch in Californien, von Vancouver aus mit Greyhound-Bus nach San Francisco; dann zur University of California Berkeley (UCB) and University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

1985-89: University of California, Berkeley (UCB): Graduate studies: Master of Public Health (MPH), Epidemiology (Ph.D.); with Anthropology (Human Ecology) as a minor / Graduiertenstudium: Master of Public Health (MPH), Epidemiology (Ph.D.); mit Anthropologie (Humanökologie) als Nebenfach

1989 Sather Gate, UC Berkeley
1989 Sather Gate, UC Berkeley
  • Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Council (DAAD) / Stipendium des Deutschen Akademischen Austauschdienstes (DAAD)
  • Living and socializing in the San Francisco Bay area / Wohnen und Leben in der SF Bay area
  • Exploring “Berkeley (counter) culture”, incl. Co-evolution Quarterly/Whole Earth Review and Catalogues, Elmwood Institute, California Institute of Integral Studies (San Francisco)
  • Trips & travels: Berkeley Hills, Bay area, Pacific Coast, Farallon Islands, Central Valley, Sierra Nevada, the Western States, Canada, Mexico, Ann Arbor Epidemiology Summer School, various conferences
  • 1988 ff Membership in the American Public Health Association (APHA); e.g. attendance of the 116th Annual Meeting in Boston, 1988: “Technology and health – Problems & promise” / Mitgliedschaft in der American Public Health Association (APHA); z.B. Teilnahme an der 116. Jahrestagung in Boston 1988
  • 1989 Membership in the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE); e.g. attendance of the 2nd Annual Conference in Berkeley, Ca.; later on: Initiating and heading the ISEE working group “Policy & Planning” / Mitgliedschaft in der International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE); z.B. Teilnahme an der 2. Jahrestagung in Berkeley, Ca.; später: Initiierung und Leitung der ISEE-Arbeitsgruppe “Policy & Planning”

Bay area fog1990ff

Study visits to California, incl. at UCB / Studienaufenthalte in Californien, inkl. an der UCB

Invited by Dr. Raymond Neutra: presentation in California State Health Department, on Health Impact Assessment (HIA) / Auf Einladung von Dr. Raymond Neutra: Präsentation im California State Health Department über Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

1993-1999 Project “International Environmental Epidemiology Institute”, with Dr. Warren Winkelstein, professor of epidemiology at UCB; incl. conference “Environmental Health Consequences of Civil Unrest”, Fort Mason Conference Center, San Francisco, 28-30 April 1999 / Projekt “Internationales Institut für Umweltepidemiologie”, mit Dr. Warren Winkelstein, Epidemiologie-Professor UCB, inkl. Konferenz “Health and Civil Unrest”

(Rev. 31 Jan 2016)