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Faculty & Staff Honors

Berkeley Assistant Professor Wins NIH New Innovator Award

Dr. Jennifer Ahern, assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, has been awarded a 2013 High Risk-High Reward Research grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH). Each year, NIH distributes these grants to support exceptional innovation in biomedical research. Dr. Ahern is a recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, which supports “exceptionally creative new investigators who propose highly innovative projects that have the potential for unusually high impact.”