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From the November 2011 Magazine

Marjorie Kagawa-Singer standing on steps with a group of people behind her
From the start of her career as a cancer nurse in the early 1970s, Dr. Marjorie Kagawa-Singer sensed that something was wrong with the approach to preventing, controlling and treating diseases, particularly in communities of color.

From the June 2011 Magazine

Roger Detels sitting at his desk
For just about as long as HIV/AIDS has been an issue in Southeast Asia, India and China, something has been particularly striking about the leaders of the programs to combat the epidemic in those regions: So many have trained at the UCLA School of...
Dr. Afifi in his office
As a leading biostatistician on the school’s faculty for all but four years of its existence, Dr. Abdelmonem A. Afifi has concerned himself with complex formulas – work that is essential to drawing sound conclusions from research data. But when it...
Lester Breslow receiving award from Zev Yaroslavsky
Through a seven-decade career as one of public health’s leading figures, Dr. Lester Breslow has established a track record for being ahead of his time. So it’s not surprising that along the way, some of his most prescient ideas have been met with,...

From the November 2010 Magazine

Dr. Rimoin with a monkey pox patient
Although her specific focus is studying the epidemiology of human monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Dr. Anne Rimoin also has an eye on the bigger picture: working with the Congolese government and local investigators to...


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