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 FSPH In The News

Week of: 
January 27, 2017 to February 3, 2017

Features

UCLA's Dana Hunnes featured for discussion solutions to overconsumption of sugary drinks in the U.S. -- Dr. Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences and senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, was featured Jan. 26 by Newswise as an expert available to provide commentary on the problem and solutions regarding the topic of overconsumption of sugary drinks within the U.S.

Quotables

Dr. Stuart Schweitzer, professor of health policy and management, commented Jan. 31 in a Refinery29 article about the benefits and drawbacks to making the birth control pill available as an over-the-counter, as opposed to prescription-only.

Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented in an article published Jan. 30 by The Mercury News, East Bay Times and The Desert Sun; Jan. 28 by The Santa Cruz Sentinel; Jan. 26 by KQED and CalMatters; and Jan. 25 by Capital & Main about the implications for California's undocumented children if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, such as new unregulated subsidies proposed by the Trump Administration to replace the current federal subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.

Steven P. Wallace, professor and chair of the Department of Community Health Sciences and associate director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented in the following news media outlets:

Dr. Nadereh Pourat, adjunct professor of health policy and management and research director at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented Jan. 27 on the Lithuanian radio show “Morning Sounds" story about the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

Briefs 

Data from the California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was cited Feb. 1 by Fresno Business Journal in an article about access to education about dental care in Fresno, CA.

In continuing coverage, data from California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was cited Jan. 29 by International Examiner in an article about the effect on people of color and the poor if the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is repealed (originally published Dec. 20 inNew America Media).

Research by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Education and Research was cited Jan. 27 in a Sacramento Bee article about the effect on California residents if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.