FSPH's Center for Health Policy Research co-authored a report that ranks state laws and policies towards undocumented immigrants in categories such as public health and welfare, higher education, and labor and employment.
As part of National Public Health Week 2015, the Fielding School's Students of Color for Public Health organized a week of activities, lectures and discussions centered around the theme "Addressing the Roots of Health Inequity."
2015 Lester Breslow Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Marjorie Kagawa-Singer asked attendees to reconsider the role of culture in public health. FSPH also honored new Alumni Hall of Fame inductees and winners of the student writing competition.
Fielding School Dean Jody Heymann and Associate Dean for Academic Programs Hilary Godwin co-wrote a commentary for the American Journal of Public Health on training public health students to be effective agents for social change.
Widely cited in the media, a new report by the Center for Health Policy Research and the Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America ranks U.S. states by policies and laws supporting the health of undocumented immigrants.
The 2015 Ruth Roemer Symposium: Refreshing Public Health NarrativeswithNeal Baer, MD, UCLA Global Media Center for Social Impact, Sandra de Castro Buffington, MPH, UCLA Global Media Center for Social Impact, Franklin Gilliam, Jr., PhD, Dean, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Juan Devis, MFA, KCETLink, David Valdez, MFA, Weingart East Los Angeles YMCA, Sarah Shannon, Hesperian Foundation
Grand Rounds with Dr. David R. WilliamswithDr. David R. Williams, Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health, Professor of African and African American Studies, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
“I think about the students and how I was in their shoes not too long ago. I hope my small contributions to the school can make their experience at the Fielding School as memorable and worthwhile as mine.”
Maral Farsi, MPH 2005, Government Affairs Regional Director, CVS Health