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May 12, 2017 to May 18, 2017


WalletHub features Fielding School Career Services director's job-seeking advice -- WalletHub on May 16 featured advice from Kristy J. Sherrer, director of FSPH Career Services, who answered the question: What tips do you have for job seekers who are applying for jobs in a different city?


Dr. Anne Rimoin, associate professor and acting vice chair of FSPH’s Department of Epidemiology, commented May 17 in a Wired article about international medical responses to the recent return of Ebola outbreaks in central Africa.

Dr. Steven P. Wallace, professor and chair of FSPH’s Department of Community Health Sciences and associate director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented May 16 in a Public Radio International (PRI) story about elderly immigrant Los Angeles residents struggling with affordable housing. The story was republished by KUOW and other PRI affiliates.

Dr. Kathryn Kietzman, research scientist at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented May 12 in a Capital & Main article about the possibility that the AHCA would eliminate funding for in-home care to disabled groups in California.

Dr. Nadereh Pourat, FSPH professor-in-residence and director of research at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented in the following news media outlets:

  • May 11 byABC 10 about whether California would lose health premium tax credits under the GOP's proposed health plan
  • May 11 about how the AHCA could affect dental practices.

Dr. Shana Alex Charles, faculty associate at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented May 10 in The American Prospect about the passage of the Healthy California Act, which outlines a single-payer health care plan for California.


The Bay Area Reporter on May 17 cited LGBT population data from the California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in an article about Santa Clara County's hiring of an employee dedicated to transgender community issues.

WEHOville on May 11 cited Sandra de Castro Buffington, founding director of FSPH’s Global Media Center for Social Impact, as keynote speaker for the 11th annual West Hollywood Women’s Leadership Conference on May 19.