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FSPH In The News - for the week of April 28, 2017 - 12:00am

Week of: 
April 28, 2017 to May 4, 2017

Features

Q&A with Dr. Klausner about high-risk of HIV groups -- Healio on May 1 featured Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, adjunct professor of epidemiology and professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was featured in a Q&A article about addressing the rate of HIV infection among youth and transgender people in the U.S.

Ongoing coverage: Fatal malaria in the U.S. more common than previously known -- Reuters and LiveScience on April 28 and Inquisitr on April 30 published articles as part of ongoing coverage featuring research led by Fielding School alum Diana Khuu, PhD ’16, about the prevalence of fatal malaria within the United States. Khuu was quoted in the coverage. Reuters coverage was republished by KFGO and WHBL, and Live Science coverage was republished May 2 by FOX News Health and May 1 by Huffington Post and Yahoo! News Singapore.

Habits for keeping the weight off -- Prevention Magazine on April 28 published an article about sustaining weight loss with improved daily habits that featured the expertise of Dr. Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences and senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.

Increasing breast cancer rates for Asian American women -- Nichi Bei on April 27 featured a study that referenced breast cancer data from the California Health Interview Survey conducted by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The story was originally published April 12 by New America Media.

Quotables

Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented in a May 3Politifact article about parents of children who have pre-existing conditions and remain eligible for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.

Dr. Shana Alex Charles, faculty associate at the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented April 27 in a Capital & Main article about the proposed Healthy California Act, which would create a statewide single-payer healthcare system.

Briefs

The Los Angeles Times on April 27 cited data compiled by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research indicating that 4 in 10 low-income adults in L.A. County are food insecure.

North Bay Business Journal on April 27 cited data from the California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, about Sonoma County's uninsured residents' access to dental care.

South Coast Today in a May 3 retrospective story about water pollution issues in New England dating back to the 1970s, when Dr. Jonathan Fielding, Fielding School professor-in-residence, then-Commissioner of Public Health for Massachusetts, issued an order to protect water contamination from local sport fishing.