Our mission

The Wallace Center conducts actionable research in innovation and technology to advance maternal, child and adolescent health and reduce inequities, while engaging community and training future leaders

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Training future researchers

We train the next generation of public health leaders through fellowships, summer internships, graduate student research positions, and postdoctoral opportunities

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Innovating for health equity

Our work centers the needs and voices of underserved populations, leverages novel research methods, and develops innovative interventions in direct collaboration with a diverse range of stakeholders – from doulas to designers

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Leveraging technological innovation for reproductive health

The Wallace Center is a multidisciplinary research and training center consisting of UC Berkeley faculty, staff, and students that aims to advance the health of parents, adolescents, and children with technology, innovation, and community engagement.

We are a research-action center that capitalizes on UC Berkeley and the Bay Area as a nexus of technological innovation and reproductive health action, research, and advocacy. 

The Wallace Center aims to harness innovative technologies as a means of reducing maternal and child health inequities and diminishing the digital divide between those with ready access to the health benefits of technology and those who do not.

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Wallace Center faculty Julianna Deardorff with student

What we do

The Wallace Center assesses and addresses health behaviors, health outcomes, and health disparities in maternal, child, and adolescent health (MCAH) through:


Advancing research by leveraging existing technology and cutting-edge methods


Developing and implementing technology products and interventions


Providing innovative training in technology and MCAH


Assessing new and innovative technologies and interventions

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School of Public Health
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