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Dept. of Epidemiology: Dr. George Davey Smith - “The Book of Why” for empiricists

May 29, 2019

Judea Pearl has been at the cutting edge of developing causal inference approaches for a quarter of a century, and in “The Book of Why” he has produced a popular introduction to his approach. This discussion is intended for readers of “The Book of Why” (or of Pearl’s cognate writings), and present the views of an applied epidemiological researcher on the usefulness and limitations of its framework for empirical investigations.

FSPH Center for Global & Immigrant Health: Pre-Departure Global Health Orientation

June 4, 2019

The Center for Global and Immigrant Health is hosting a pre-departure meeting on health and safety precautions overseas. This meeting is mandatory for all FSPH students going abroad. There will also be an opportunity to meet fellow students doing international fieldwork.


The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA presents: Health in Harmony

May 23, 2019

The Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA invites you to our 2019 Celebration:


At UCLA, health transcends the physical. We envision a world where health is a shared meal, a walk in the garden, a deep breath, and a beautiful melody. As UCLA reaches its Centennial milestone, Semel HCI reimagines health in our own backyard. Join us to celebrate visionary leaders, brilliant discoveries, and the power of music to create health in harmony.

May 23, 2019 | 4:00PM – 7:30PM

Bixby Lecture with Dr. Dallas Swendeman, PhD, MPH: “Empowerment with Sex Workers for HIV Prevention in India”

May 23, 2019

Join the Bixby Center for a talk with Dr. Dallas Swendeman on Thursday, May 23rd from 12-1pm in the Dean’s Round Conference Room 16-032 FSPH. This lecture will review stories from 15 years of mixed-methods research collaborations with Durbar, a WHO model for HIV/STI prevention and community development. Lunch will be provided and no RSVP is required. 

Paul Torrens Health Forum at UCLA FSPH: Immigrant Health at the Border and Beyond

May 29, 2019

Immigration has recently been at the forefront of a complex national debate. What are the public health implications of current immigration policies? How does immigration affect the health of different groups living near the border region? In this last Paul Torrens Health Forum of the academic year, we’ll explore how immigration impacts public health with experts from policy, clinical practice, and advocacy. This session is co-presented by the Promise Institute for Human Rights at the UCLA School of Law.

1st Gen College Students Conference: Everyday Superheroes

May 17, 2019

First-Gen Community,

Please join us for UCLA's first ever 1st Gen College Student Conference: 'Everyday Superheroes' on Friday, May 17th in Covel Commons. The conference is geared towards providing a space where first-gen undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, alumni can engage in conversation and build community. The conference has three areas of focus: building community and providing a platform to showcase amazing research and creative art by our first-gen students. 

Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series: Dr. Sara Tartof “Antimicrobial Resistant E.coli before and after California Senate Bill 27: A Natural Experiment”

May 15, 2019

On January 1, 2018, California enacted a Senate Bill (SB27), which made it the first state in the U.S. to ban non-therapeutic antimicrobial use in livestock production. This measure was designed to curb overuse of antibiotics in industrial food animal production and provides a singular opportunity for a natural experiment to rigorously evaluate the role of industrial livestock production on antimicrobial resistance in E.coli from meat-source and human infection.

FSPH Alumni Networking Night

May 13, 2019

Join us on May 13 for an opportunity to mix and mingle with fellow alumni and current students. This is also a great way to expand your professional network, with the chance to meet seasoned mentors as they share advice and professional insights gained in their public health careers. We will also be taking professional head shots at the event!

Current FSPH students please rsvp on Handshake.


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