In a recent opinion piece published in The Hill, Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, states that "an addiction epidemic caused by nicotine products targeting our kids is irrefutable."
Research by Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, associate professor in FSPH's Department of Community Health Sciences, found that the murder rate in Mexico increased so dramatically between 2005 and 2015 that it partially offset expected gains in life expectancy among Mexican men.
Researchers at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health report that changes in the balance of microbes in the gastrointestinal tract of men with human immunodeficiency virus are associated with increasing amounts of the virus.
William McCarthy, adjunct professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted by SELF in an article about the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s announcement to increase regulations on dietary supplements.
The New York Times quoted asthma data from the California Health Interview Survey, administered by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in a story about extreme pollution in Calexico, a California town on the border of Mexico.
Robert Kim-Farley, professor-in-residence of epidemiology and community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a CALmatters article about an increase in the number of medical waivers for vaccinations.