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Faculty Honors & Service

From the Summer 2021 Magazine

was named to the National Institutes of Health’s Steering Committee on Sex and Gender Differences for the NIH Vivian Pinn Symposium and to the Independent Review Commission on Sexual Assault in the Military.
was named a Yushan Scholar by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
was elected president of the Inter-American Heart Foundation in December 2020.
was named to the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Healthy Eating Research program.
was named a member of the Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances Committee for the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo.
received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Partners in Care Foundation.
was named one of the world’s most influential scientific researchers by the Clarivate Web of Science Group, and one of his research articles was cited by the MIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics as a “Best Article.”
book, “VRx: How Virtual Therapeutics Will Revolutionize Medicine,” was named one of the top eight science books of 2020 by Wired magazine.
received the “100 in 100” achievement honor for women from UCLA Health.
was reappointed to the California Air Resources Board’s Scientific Review Panel.
received the Global Achievement Award from the Johns Hopkins Alumni Association.
was named to the editorial advisory board of the journal Milbank Quarterly.
was named to the editorial advisory board of the journal Milbank Quarterly, to the board of directors for AcademyHealth, and to the AcademyHealth Advisory Group on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Health Services Research; she was also elected member of the National Academy of Social Insurance and received the 2020 Inaugural Data Equity Award from the Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL).
was named a member of the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Committee on Population.
was appointed to the 2021 National Quality Forum All-Cause Admissions and Readmissions Standing Committee.
received the 2020 Carl Taube Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Mental Health from the American Public Health Association’s Mental Health Section; the American Psychological Association President’s Citation; and was named special adviser to the UCLA chancellor on Black life.
received the 2021 Sherman Mellinkoff Award from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
was named to the National Occupational Research Agenda’s Cancer, Reproductive, Cardiovascular, and Other Chronic Disease Prevention Cross-Sector Council.
was named to the MIT Technology Review’s “Innovators Under 35” List.
was appointed as a member of the UCLA Bedari Kindness Institute for 2021 to 2024.


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