May 20, 2018

Keng Lam

Keng Lam graduated with honors from the University of California, Berkeley, with a major in Public Health and a minor in Public Policy. He has served as a health educator for several years and co-founded the student health publication Sather Health. Keng is currently attending the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine to obtain his M.D. degree.​ He plans to specialize in psychiatry.


  • Trust That Health App?
    Be Well

    Trust That Health App?

    by Keng Lam

    Mobile apps are gaining traction quickly, with some 40,000 health-related apps now available. But do these apps live up to their buzz and help your health?

  • Childhood Trauma May Affect the Next Generation, Too
    Health News

    Childhood Trauma May Affect the Next Generation, Too

    by Keng Lam

    We’ve previously reported on the effect that childhood trauma can have on a person’s health later in life. Now there is evidence that such experiences can also affect the health of children of people who have been traumatized.

  • Is Fluoride Safe?

    Is Fluoride Safe?

    by Keng Lam

    Researchers caused a stir when they suggested that fluoride—a chemical used in toothpaste and added to the public water supply in much of the U.S. to help prevent dental cavities—may impair brain development in children. But don't swear off tap water and toothpaste just yet: The overwhelming evidence shows that the benefits of fluoride far outweigh the risks, especially for kids.