Dr. Onyebuchi A. Arah, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, has been chosen as president-elect of the Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER). The SER selects leadership for a three-year term.
International team that includes Dr. Christina Ramirez, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of biostatistics, has found the scale of virus variation poses a potential challenge for current vaccines and therapies.
Dr. Elaine Batchlor, chief executive officer of MLK Community Healthcare in Los Angeles, delivered the 2021 commencement address for the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's virtual commencement celebration on June 11.
The Wall Street Journal interviewed Dr. Shira Shafir, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health associate professor of epidemiology and community health sciences, about whether changes in state-level reporting could leave public-health leaders with blind spots as new variants of the coronavirus circulate and many parts of the world battle rising cases.
Healthline interviewed Dr. Dana Hunnes, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health assistant professor of community health sciences, about research that suggests eating at least two servings of fruit every day has been linked to a lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
UCLA Health interviewed Dr. Roger Detels, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health distinguished research professor of epidemiology and infectious diseases and director of the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), about what has been learned about the disease in the 40 years since the discovery of HIV/AIDS at UCLA.