FSPH's Dr. Patricia Ganz featured for pioneering the value of individualized treatment for breast cancer -- Dr. Patricia Ganz, distinguished professor in the department of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center Patients and Survivor Program, was featured Apr. 20 by Medical Xpress and Apr. 18 by Newswise for her work in demonstrating the increased effectiveness of breast cancer survivorship when individual-centered care is prioritized.
FSPH's Center for Health Policy Research faculty associate featured in Q&A about ACA future – Dr. Shana Alex Charles, faculty associate at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was featured April 19 by Newswise/California State University and Military Technologies in a Q&A feature about the Affordable Care Act's successes and ongoing threats to its continued existence.
FSPH's Dr. Jonathan Fielding authors op-ed for The Hill about the importance of preventative measures for avoiding future public health disasters -- Dr. Jonathan Fielding, FSPH professor-in-residence in the Department of Health Policy and Management, authored an op-ed published Apr. 19 by The Hill about the effectiveness of federal prevention programs that plan for the public health, safety and security of communities.
FSPH's Dr. Jonathan Fielding authors U.S News & World Report op-ed cautioning against the promises of dietary supplements -- Dr. Jonathan Fielding, FSPH professor-in-residence in the Department of Health Policy and Management, authored an op-ed published April 17 by U.S. News & World Report questioning the safety of dietary supplements.
FSPH's Chair of Epidemiology Karin Michels featured by Harvard Magazine for research in epigenetics – Dr. Karin B. Michels, FSPH professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology, was featured in the May-June 2016 edition of Harvard Magazine (Released April 14, 2017) for her work in epigenetics and findings that point to role of inheritance in the transmission of genes across generations.
Dr. Nadereh Pourat, FSPH professor-in-residence and director of research at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, commented April 20 in an 89.3 KPCC (NPR) story about the Affordable Care Act's cost sharing subsidies.
Dr. Jonathan Fielding, FSPH professor-in-residence in the Department of Health Policy and Management, commented Apr. 19 in a Foods 4 Better Health article about the importance of temperature control for the safety of food purchased from food trucks.
Dr. Shana Alex Charles, faculty associate at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented April 19 in American Conservative andMyInforms coverage about whether transferable tax credits could replace tax subsidies to fund health care; and April 13 in a Talent Economy article about the economic role of employer-provided health care.
Data from the California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was cited in several news media outlets:
- April 20 by by Medical Xpress, My Informs and Science Magazine in coverage about the rate of diabetes among older non-obese Filipino Americans;
- April 16 in Pasadena Star-News and Long Beach Press Telegram in continuing coverage about air quality monitors that will be installed in residential areas in Oakland, CA (originally published April 10 in California Healthline);
- Apr. 15 by Tehachapi News and Apr. 14 by Bakersfield Californian in an article about a $3 million health foundation donation to address such health issues in the San Joaquin Valley as high asthma rates among children; and
- Apr. 14 in a Vox article about the effects of President Trump's immigration policies on public health.