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May 22, 2020
The Guardian interviewed Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, on the impact of the pandemic on the Pacific Islander population.
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May 21, 2020
Vickie Mays, professor at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the UCLA College, has been honored by her colleagues for service to the university with the Academic Senate’s 2020 Senate Service Award.
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May 21, 2020
UCLA public health and psychology professor Vickie Mays on how better data could help prevent the virus’s spread. Black Americans have a higher risk for COVID-19, Mays says, in part because of a lack of health care resources and the difficulty of responding to stay-at-home orders.
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May 20, 2020
KCBS-TV interviewed Alina Dorian, associate dean for public health practice at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, on the pandemic response training being provided by the Fielding School and UCLA Extension on contract with the California Department of Public Health.
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May 19, 2020
Dr. Jody Heymann -- founding director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s WORLD Policy Analysis Center and a distinguished professor of public health, public policy, and medicine at UCLA -- co-authored an opinion piece published by CNN.com about the role that paid sick leave could play in reducing the spread of COVID-19. “Paid sick leave is the only way all workers in America can afford to stay home when they are sick and not spread the novel coronavirus to others,” Heymann and her co-author, Brigid Schulte, a former Washington Post staff writer, wrote. “The costs of not providing paid sick leave are what we can't afford. Workers without paid sick leave are 1.5 times more likely to go to work when ill, reducing productivity and spreading disease.”
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May 18, 2020
The Wall Street Journal interviewed Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, on the impact of the pandemic on African-American and Latino populations in California.
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May 18, 2020
OneIndia referenced UCLA Fielding School of Public Health alum Giridhara R. Babu (MPH '08, PhD '12) on the course of the pandemic in the Indian states of West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat.
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May 16, 2020
The Associated Press interviewed Karin Michels, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor and chair of the Department of Epidemiology, about the COVID-19 testing program offered by the City of Los Angeles.
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May 15, 2020
The Washington Post interviewed Dr. Richard Jackson, professor emeritus of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, on the federal administration’s relationship with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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May 14, 2020
Good Housekeeping interviewed Dr. Jonathan Fielding, UCLA FSPH distinguished professor-in-residence of health policy and management, on how consumers can be safe and protect the service workers and professionals they deal with during the pandemic, including washing and disinfecting hands.

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