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FSPH In The News - for the week of February 3, 2017 - 12:00am

Week of: 
February 3, 2017 to February 9, 2017

Features

FSPH's Dana Hunnes authors op-ed about educating the public about animal welfare -- Dr. Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences and senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, authored an op-ed published Feb. 3 by The Huffington Post on educating the public about issues of climate change and environmental conservation related to animal welfare.

UCLA report on health insurance will gauge the ACA replacement plan -- Dr. Shana Alex Charles, faculty associate at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented Feb. 8 in Public Now about her latest findings on the health insurance in California.

UCLA survey data finds Spanish-speaking Latino children's parents half as likely to feel doctors listen to them, study finds -- A study based on data from the California Health Interview Survey, administered by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was cited Feb. 8 by News-Medical.net in coverage analyzing experiences Spanish-speaking patients's experiences during doctors' visits.

Briefs

The California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was cited Feb. 8 in a Politico story that noted California legislators’ access to use of CHIS data organized by by race, to evaluate the health of the California’s population.

Research conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Education and Research was cited Feb. 7 in the San Bernardino Sun and Feb. 8 in the San Bernardino Press-Enterprise in coverage about low-income adults in Riverside and San Bernardino counties who enrolled in the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s Medi-Cal expansion and might lose their health insurance if the ACA is repealed.

Diabetes data from the California Health Interview Survey, administered by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was cited Feb. 5 in a Center for Health Reporting  article about increasing rates of Type 2 diabetes in California. The article was republished Feb. 8 by San Bernardino Press-Enterprise; Feb. 6 byMy Informs; and Feb. 5 byLos Angeles Daily NewsSan Bernardino SunInland Valley Daily Bulletin,Torrance Daily BreezePasadena Star-News,Long Beach Press-Telegram,Redlands Daily FactsWhittier Daily News.

Research on public funds used to pay health care expenses by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research was cited in a column about the prospect of universal health care in California. The column ran Feb. 7 in the Merced Sun-Star and Modesto Bee, and Feb 4 in the Sacramento Bee and Fresno Bee.

Quotables

Dr. John Clemens, professor of epidemiology commented Feb. 6 in a New York Times article about scientific developments in stopping the spread of cholera.

Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented Feb. 2 in an article published by McClatchy DC about the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act and the effect on Republicans in California. The article was republished by The Sacramento BeeThe Fresno BeeThe Miami HeraldMerced Sun-StarFt. Worth Star-TelegramKansas City Star.