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

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

Features

Dean Jody Heymann and Aleta Sprague co-author AJPH editorial -- Dr. Jody Heymann, Fielding School dean and founding director of the WORLD Policy Analysis Center, and Aleta Sprague, WORLD Senior Legal Analyst, co-authored an American Journal of Public Health editorial calling for greater dissemination of public health research to support anti-discrimination policies.

Fielding School Ebola tracker authors piece addressing animal-human disease link -- Axios published an article authored by Dr. Anne Rimoin, associate professor and acting vice chair of epidemiology about predicting disease outbreaks based on both human and animal disease surveillance.

Quotables

Dr. Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences and senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, was quoted July 12 in Consumer Reports about implementing small shifts in diet and lifestyle.

Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented July 11 in the following news media outlets:

  • An International Business Times article about the Democratic Party state leadership hesitation about the estimated $400-billion annual cost of California's single-payer healthcare bill
  • A How Stuff Works article about healthcare “super-users,” the five percent of Americans who account for half of U.S. healthcare expenses..

Dr. Carol Mangione, professor of health policy and management and endowed chair in medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was quoted July 11 by Health Affiliates about behavioral counseling for adults at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Pamina Gorbach, professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted July 10 by Unicorn Booty in an article about antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea.

Dr. Jody Heymann, Fielding School dean and founding director of the WORLD Policy Analysis Center, was quoted July 6 in a Florida Times-Union editorial praising a new paid parental leave policy in Jacksonville, Fla. 

Briefs

The Bay Area Reporter on July 13 cited data from the California Health Interview Survey, administered by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in an article about collection of LGBT survey data.

PR Newswire on July 11 and PR Newswire and Pharmiweb.com on June 7 cited "Horvath's Clock," an epigenetic clock developed by Dr. Steve Horvath, professor of biostatistics at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and of human genetics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Deadline Hollywood on July 10 cited Dr. Neal Baer, adjunct professor of community health sciences and co-director of the Fielding School's Global Media Center for Social Impact, for his television production deal with 20th Century Fox TV.

Broadway World and Digital Journal on June 6 cited the "Impact Award" award bestowed by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in an article featuring award recipient and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda.