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From the Autumn/Winter 2017 Magazine

Ana Mascarenas headshot
Ana Mascareñas is working to restore the community she lived in as an FSPH student as part of the largest residential cleanup in California history.
Elaine Batchlor
Under Elaine Batchlor’s leadership, the new MLK facility in L.A. is focusing on the overall health of a long-underserved community.

From the Spring/Summer 2017 Magazine

More than a decade after successfully pushing for the nation’s first soda-and-junk-food ban from public schools, FSPH alum Harold Goldstein continues to make the policy case for healthier eating environments.

From the Autumn/Winter 2016 Magazine

FSPH alum Goleen Samari takes a stand against Islamophobia, arguing that it is making Americans sick.
FSPH alum Lauren Gase aims to transform the juvenile justice system to advance the public health principles of prevention and holistic well-being.
Harmony Project, started by FSPH alum Margaret Martin, has transformed the lives of at-risk youth with its “mentoring through music” program.

From the Spring/Summer 2016 Magazine

FSPH alum Geoffrey Hoffman aims to identify cost-effective public health strategies for preventing falls among older adults.
FSPH alumna trains health care and aging-service providers to meet the needs of the fast-growing Alzheimer’s disease population.

From the Autumn/Winter 2015 Magazine

The Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles and other public health entities are training community-based workers in providing services that recognize the mental distress violence inflicts. Agencies attend the Annual L.A. Gang Conference to develop solutions to gang and youth violence in Los Angeles.
Fielding School alumna Billie Weiss has helped to bring a public health approach to an issue once seen primarily as the domain of law enforcement.

From the Autumn/Winter 2014 Magazine

A manicurist with gloved hands is giving a manicure to customer.
Through a grassroots effort, Fielding School graduates have empowered the low-wage, Vietnamese immigrant-dominated nail salon workforce to fight for healthier conditions.