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Faculty Honors & Service

From the Spring/Summer 2018 Magazine

has been appointed chair emeritus of the advisory committee for Healthy People 2030, an initiative of the U.S. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; adviser to UCLA Health’s Sound Body Sound Mind organization; adviser to the Harmony Project; and editor of the Annual Review of Public Health. He has also been appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States and invited as inaugural speaker to the National Academies Environmental Health Matters Initiative.
has been appointed associate dean of UCLA’s Graduate Division.
has been appointed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine as a member of the Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Disasters and Emergencies. He has also been appointed by the National Academies as a member of the Committee on Evidence-Based Practices for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response.
has received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award and the Humanitarian Award, both from Marquis Who’s Who.
has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the National Institutes of Statistical Sciences.
has been elected to the Johns Hopkins University Society of Scholars.
has received the 2018 Early Achievement Award from the Population Association of America.
and collaborators received the American Statistical Association’s Outstanding Statistical Application Award for 2017. 
recently led a team that prepared a 2017 report for the Roundtable on Health Literacy within the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The title of the report is “Integrating Oral Health, Primary Care and Health Literacy: Considerations for Health Professional Practice, Education and Policy.”

From the Spring/Summer 2017 Magazine

was named an editor of the International Journal of Epidemiology.
and Tao Huai received the Professional Achievement Award for 2016 from the Professional Engineers in California Government for their contributions to the project, “VW Diesel Cheating Detection Team.”
was elected to the National Academy of Medicine; received the 2016 Suzanne Véronneau- Troutman Award from Women in Ophthalmology; and was appointed to the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine: Committee on Public Health Approaches to Reduce Vision Impairment and Promote Eye Health, which prepared the publication, “Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow.”
received the 2016 Chinese Government Friendship Award from the Chinese Central Government.
was invited to serve as a member of the Anti- Racism Collaborative (ARC) Advisory Board to the President of the American Public Health Association; and as co-chair of the ARC’s Council on Science.
received the “Royal Order of Sahametrie Commander” from the Royal Government of Cambodia for her contribution to public health and capacity building in Cambodia.
received the Champion of Women Award from the Los Angeles Women’s Collaborative on HIV/AIDS.
was identified by Thomson Reuters as one of the World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers for 2016.
member of the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s Literature Selection Technical Review Committee for 2016-2020.
received the Best Paper Prize for 2015 from the editors in chief of Aging Cell.
and Pablo Cicero-Fernandez received the Professional Achievement Award for 2016 from the Professional Engineers in California Government for their contributions to the project, “VW Diesel Cheating Detection Team.”

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