Sudipto Banerjee, professor and chair of the Department of Biostatistics, has been selected as the 2019 George W. Snedecor Awardee. He will be honored for his groundbreaking and fundamental work on Bayesian hierarchical modeling, significant contributions to the mapping of disease incidence in space and time, analysis of environmental exposures, and more.
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, UC Berkeley and Cornell University researchers examined peer-reviewed studies on hazardous air pollutants to find that poor health outcomes increase as distance from oil and natural gas extraction sites decreases.
A Los Angeles Magazine article about ways to improve indoor air quality featured Yifang Zhu, professor of environmental health sciences and associate dean for academic programs at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
KPCC interviewed William McCarthy, adjunct professor of health policy and management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, about the importance of school meals complying with science-based dietary standards.
Amy Raub, principal research analyst with the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was featured in a radio show on NPR station KJZZ-FM, Phoenix, which examined how the U.S. compares to the rest of the world on paid family leave.