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FSPH In The News - for the week of April 7, 2017 - 12:00am

Week of: 
April 7, 2017 to April 13, 2017

Features 

FSPH's Dr. Dana Hunnes authors op-ed about ocean conservation and climate change implications – Dr. Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences and senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, authored an op-ed published Apr. 11 by The Huffington Post about climate change and the importance of ocean conservation.

FSPH's Dr. Pamina Gorbach, professor of epidemiology, co-authors study finding sexual networks linked to drug-resistant HIV -- New research from Dr. Pamina Gorbach, professor of epidemiology, was featured Apr. 11 by Infectious Disease Advisor for its findings pointing to higher risk for developing drug-resistant HIV among particular sexual networks in Los Angeles.

Ongoing coverage: FSPH's Dr. Yifang Zhu, leading expert on air pollution, offers suggestions for how to protect ourselves -- In continuing coverage, Dr. Yifang Zhu, professor of environmental health sciences, was featured Apr. 7 by U.S. News & World Report and Philly.com for her expertise on air pollution, offering steps we can take to protect ourselves and our families from air pollution, which has well-documented negative consequences for childhood asthma, birth outcomes, pregnancy risks, cardiovascular health, and other diseases. The coverage was originally originally distributed Mar. 22 by Newswise.

FSPH's National Public Health Week leaders featured by APHA -- UCLA Students of Color for Public Health, an FSPH student group, was featured Apr. 7 in the American Public Health Association's Public Health Newswire for their leadership and organization of National Public Health Week: Public Health Awakened, April 3-7, 2017.

Quotables

Dr. Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences and senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, commented Apr. 11 in a Healthline article about the potential link between artificial sweeteners and fat production.

Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented in the following news media outlets:

Commentary from Dr. Jonathan Fielding, professor-in-residence, was included in an Apr. 10 article published by KnowledgeSpeak announcing that the 2017 Annual Review of Public Health, edited by Dr. Fielding, will now be freely available to read, reuse and share under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike license.

Briefs

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