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October 22, 2020
The New York Times quoted Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health, in a piece by columnist Nicholas Kristof comparing South Africa’s failed fight against AIDS under President Thabo Mbeki to the U.S. fight against COVID-19.
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October 22, 2020
Thomas Rice and Ninez Ponce, professors in the Department of Health Policy and Management, have been named to the editorial board of the Milbank Quarterly, a quarterly peer-reviewed healthcare journal covering health care policy.
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October 21, 2020
The Guardian interviewed Dr. Beate Ritz, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and of environmental health sciences, about a study that found air pollution caused the premature death of nearly 500,000 babies in their first month of life, with most of the infants being in the developing world.
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October 18, 2020
In an opinion piece published in The Hill, distinguished professor of health policy and management Dr. Jonathan Fielding shares his perspective on the questions of whether the COVID-19 pandemic should lead to postponements of elective surgery or forgoing a trip to the ER.
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October 15, 2020
Marketplace interviewed Gerald Kominski, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management and senior fellow at the FSPH UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, about options for seniors enrolling in Medicare supplemental benefits amidst the pandemic.
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October 13, 2020
CNN interviewed May Sudhinaraset, Fielding School associate professor of community health sciences, about a study she led that found American women living in states with less restrictive reproductive rights policies are less likely to give birth to low-birth weight babies.
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October 9, 2020
The New York Times interviewed Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health, about the risks of infection being spread through entertainment venues, including amusement parks.
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October 8, 2020
The Los Angeles Times interviewed Michael Jerrett, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of environmental health sciences and co-director of the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solutions, for the “Boiling Point” column about the links between poor air quality and risk of contracting coronavirus.
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October 7, 2020
The Atlantic interviewed Dr. Timothy Brewer, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, about President Trump’s illness and the scheduled Oct. 15 presidential debate, which may take place as a remote “virtual” event.
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October 6, 2020
Romper interviewed Nadereh Pourat, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, and Rebekah Israel Cross, a health policy research scholar at the Fielding School’s Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, about proposals to address the maternal mortality rate crisis in the United States, which is acute among Black mothers.

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