In a Letter to the Editor, Dr. Jonathan Fielding, professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, writes that the "opioid epidemic facing our state is one of the worst health-care crises California has ever seen" and that "lawmakers must take action."
Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, FSPH adjunct professor of epidemiology, was quoted August 2 by USA Today in an article about the CDC's recommendation that all pregnant women should be assessed for Zika exposure.
A Reuters article featuring a study conducted by FSPH's WORLD Policy Analysis Center quoted Dean Jody Heymann about constitutional guarantees to equal rights and protection from discrimination for LGBT individuals.
Dr. Jonathan Fielding, FSPH professor-in-residence of health policy and management, was quoted by POLITICO about the need to "think in a broader context" regarding government emergency responses to epidemics.
Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the Center for Health Policy Research at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, commented July 12 in a Los Angeles Times op-ed column quoted about comprehensive health plans for Starbucks employees.
A study led by Dr. Cindy Cain, FSPH assistant professor of health policy and management, suggests that the passing of California's aid-in-dying law will not disproportionately affect the poor or vulnerable groups.