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National Cancer Institute | Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences

July 19, 2021

OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXAMINATION OF STRUCTURAL RACISM AND OTHER SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH TO ADVANCE HEALTH EQUITY THROUGH IMPLEMENTATION SCIENCE

Social determinants of health (SDoH) are the determinants that shape health inequalities. In implementation science there is an opportunity to build on this evidence by incorporating structural, community, and health system determinants in the development and testing of implementation strategies that may drive population health goals for achieving equitable implementation of evidence-based interventions.

NICHD | STRIVE for Change: Establishing a New Frontier in Health Disparities Research Virtual Workshop

July 14, 2021

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Office of Health Equity (OHE) launched the Strategies to EnRich Inclusion and AchieVe Equity (STRIVE) Initiative to establish health disparity research priorities and enhance workforce diversity within NICHD’s mission. 

HDIG/NIMHD DIR Seminar Series | “Structural Racism: The Roots & Relations of Inequality”

July 13, 2021

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Gilbert C. Gee, Ph.D. as the next speaker for the HDIG/NIMHD DIR Seminar Series on Tuesday, July 13 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Dr. Gee is a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA.

Health Affairs | "Immigrant Health: Evidence & Policy Issues"

July 20, 2021

In a country where one-in-seven residents is an immigrant, and about 15 million people live within 100 kilometers of the US-Mexican border, there are significant disparities in health status between people born in the US and those who have immigrated, and the demographics are changing constantly. The July 2021 thematic issue of Health Affairs takes an intensive look at the policy issues related to immigrants, borders, and health.

UCLA Health | Recipe For Survival: How What We Eat Affects the Environment

August 11, 2021

Recipe For Survival: How What We Eat Affects the Environment

We only have one earth and we must take care of it and all its earthlings.  Many people know that fossil fuels contribute to climate change, but few know that the foods we eat contribute significantly to climate change and environmental degradation.  To learn more about this along with several ideas on how to be more sustainable, listen to “Recipe For Survival: How What We Eat Affects the Environment.”

Public Health and Education Equity Collaborative | Student Well-Being and School-Based Public Health During COVID-19

June 22, 2021

PRESENTED BY THE UCLA FIELDING SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE UCLA SCHOOL OF EDUCATION AND INFORMATION STUDIES.

The two-part virtual forum will be held on Tuesday, June 22, and Tuesday, June 29 from 1:00-2:30 pm on Zoom. Registration for the event includes both dates and you may register for one or both days. You will receive a Zoom link upon registration. If you would like to share the event with your colleagues, please see the attached flyer. You can find additional details below.

Day 1 -Tuesday, June 22 (1-2:30 pm)

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2021 Health Policy Seminar Series |"Disparities in Oral Health and Access of Low-Income Californians"

June 21, 2021

PRESENTED BY UCLA CENTER FOR HEALTH POLICY RESEARCH

Oral health plays a vital role in overall health status and has been linked to chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease, yet it is often overlooked as a critical health issue. For Californians who have low incomes, access to care is a challenge.

FSPH Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion | Luskin Black Caucus

May 27, 2021

THE LUSKIN BLACK CAUCUS AT UCLA PRESENTS THE 12TH ANNUAL SANCTUARY EVENT: OUR BLACK RESILIENCE

Luskin Black Caucus' annual Sanctuary event creates a space for the greater UCLA campus to engage in conversation about Black issues and Black identity. This year's event will consist of a virtual panel between leaders and organizers in the Black community focusing on how our panelists have created a sanctuary space for the Black community in the midst of a global pandemic, a turbulent election, and continued police brutality.

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research | Strength in Numbers: Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders Building Tools for Health Equity

May 19, 2021

As part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the NHPI Data Policy Lab at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR) and the Regional Pacific Islander Taskforce (with support from Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative) will unveil the California NHPI COVID-19 Data Dashboard and the Bay Area COVID-19 Pacific Islander Data Dashboard, two exciting tools that provide a closer look at COVID-19 case and death rates among NHPIs in California.

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