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FSPH In The News - for the week of April 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Week of: 
April 14, 2017 to April 20, 2017

Features

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 futureDr. 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 epigeneticsDr. 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.

Quotables

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.

Briefs

Data from the California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was cited in several news media outlets: