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FSPH In The News - for the week of June 30, 2017 - 12:00am

Week of: 
June 30, 2017 to July 6, 2017

Features

Fielding School Ebola tracker featured by The Atlantic and Nature -- The Atlantic on July 3 and Nature on July 2 featured work by Dr. Anne Rimoin, associate professor and acting vice chair of epidemiology, for her use of diagnostic equipment to track and respond to Ebola outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Health policy expert Nadereh Pourat interviewed about Medicaid waiver program -- KNCO-FM on June 28 featured Dr. Nadereh Pourat, Fielding School professor-in-residence and research director at the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, regarding her recent evaluation of a Medicaid waiver program for public hospitals that serve poor and uninsured populations in California.

Does having pets keep you healthier? -- Psychology Today in a July 3 blog post featured research about pet ownership and health co-authored by Dr. Susan Babey, co-director of the Chronic Disease Program at the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. The study also cited data from the Center's California Health Interview Survey.

Quotables

Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, commented July 5 in a Los Angeles Times article about the purchase of several California public hospitals, and June 30 in a New Republic article about the state of SB-562, California’s single-payer proposal.

Dr. Jody Heymann, Fielding School dean and founding director of the WORLD Policy Analysis Center, was quoted June 29 by WQAD and WKMG about the health benefits of paid parental leave.

Dr. Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences and senior dietitian at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, was quoted June 30 by Newswise about nutrition for "Tips for Hosting a Healthy Fourth of July Cookout."