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April 15, 2019
Sudipto Banerjee, professor and chair of the Department of Biostatistics at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, has been selected as the 2019 George W. Snedecor Awardee. The award will be presented to Banerjee by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) at the annual Joint Statistical Meetings.
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April 10, 2019
A Los Angeles Magazine article about ways to improve indoor air quality featured Yifang Zhu, professor of environmental health sciences and associate dean for academic programs at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
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April 9, 2019
Colorado Boulevard reported that UCLA Fielding School of Public Health alum Dr. Ying-Ying Goh (MS '08) has been appointed as Director of Public Health of the Pasadena (California) Public Health Department.
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April 8, 2019
A Los Angeles Times article about how corporate America wants to hire transgender workers cited research by the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law and the California Health Interview Survey, administered by the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, which found that there are an estimated 80,000 transgender Californians in the workforce.
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April 5, 2019
KPCC interviewed William McCarthy, adjunct professor of health policy and management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, about the importance of school meals complying with science-based dietary standards.
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April 3, 2019
Research from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, UC Berkeley and Cornell University conducted an examination of peer-reviewed studies published over six years on hazardous air pollutants associated with the extraction of oil and natural gas, and found that that measurements of hazardous air pollutant concentrations near operational sites have generally failed to capture levels above standard health benchmarks; yet, the majority of studies continue to find poor health outcomes increasing as distance from these operations decreases.
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March 30, 2019
In an opinion piece published in The Hill, Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, discusses health risks that ensue from sleep deprivation.
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March 27, 2019
Amy Raub, principal research analyst with the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was featured in a radio show on NPR station KJZZ-FM, Phoenix, which examined how the U.S. compares to the rest of the world on paid family leave.
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March 25, 2019
Dr. Richard J. Jackson, professor emeritus of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, authored an opinion piece in which he states, "...it's time to reject the myth that pouring harmful chemicals and particles into our air won't destroy our children's future."
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March 20, 2019
Dr. Steven Teutsch -- adjunct professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and member of the school's Center for Health Advancement -- was quoted in a Washington Post story about children intentionally being exposed to chickenpox.

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