August 9, 2018
Race and research: How public health experts can reduce racial bias in their work

As a journal guest editor, UCLA FSPH professor Chandra Ford writes about how study results may be influenced by conscious or unconscious assumptions.

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Dr. Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez
May 1, 2018
Fielding School professor receives award for work on population research

Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, assistant professor of community health sciences in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, recently received the Early Achievement Award from the Population Association of America.

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January 22, 2018
CDC awards the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health $2.7 million to train undergraduates as future public health leaders

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity has awarded a five-year, $2.7 million grant to the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health to launch a training program that will inspire undergraduate students to pursue careers in public health and strengthen the future public health workforce.

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pencil and paper
August 18, 2017
Few women with history of breast cancer and ovarian cancer take a recommended genetic test

UCLA physician says key genetic mutation can be easily detected through blood or saliva analysis.

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January 6, 2017
CDC guidelines for HIV prevention regimen may not go far enough, study suggests

Risk calculator developed by UCLA and Los Angeles LGBT Center may fill that void.

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November 18, 2016
Brazil has improved health care for all, but inequalities persist

Journal special edition is guest edited by UCLA FSPH professor of health policy and management, James Macinko.

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August 8, 2016
Latin American, Caribbean health systems need more investment as populations age

Study involving UCLA researchers finds progress toward universal health coverage, but gaps in how citizens assess primary care.

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January 5, 2016
Mexico’s murder rate led to decrease in men’s average life expectancy in first decade of 21st century
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Rendering of Skirball gallery “pavilion” focusing on ActionLab. Courtesy C&G Partners.
October 30, 2015
A PATH APPEARS: Actions for a Better World | Opens November 19

The Skirball's guest curator for A PATH APPEARS: Actions for a Better World is FSPH adjunct professor, Neal Baer, and will feature, a project of FSPH’s Global Media Center for Social Impact.

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Chandra Ford
August 25, 2015
HIV testing among older adults is declining, despite CDC recommendation

Researchers led by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health examined HIV testing trends among adults ages 50 through 64 both before and after 2006, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that most doctors automatically screen all patients for HIV regardless of whether they have symptoms.

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faculty honors
July 3, 2015
2015 Fielding School of Public Health Faculty Honors

The Spring/Summer 2015 UCLA Public Health Magazine features honors bestowed upon Fielding School faculty for their tremendous contributions to public health.

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Aerial photo of Rio with Christ the Redeemer statue in foreground
June 3, 2015
Has Brazil found the way to better health care?

World’s fifth-largest nation has made rapid progress toward universal coverage, notes FSPH professor James Macinko.

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