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May 21, 2023
New study: Comparing the impact of two federally recommended strategies to reduce excess body fat

New research from UCLA Fielding School of Public Health faculty members, published in the Annals of Family Medicine, compared the impact of two strategies to reduce excess body fat.

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May 2, 2023
Dr. Diana Ramos, California Surgeon General, to deliver 2023 UCLA Fielding Commencement address

For Dr. Diana Ramos (MPH’ 04), who was appointed California Surgeon General by the state’s governor in September 2022, priorities for the role include addressing mental health, reproductive health, adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress. The UCLA Fielding Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, June 16, at 5:30pm PDT in UCLA's Royce Hall and via live stream.

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April 19, 2023
"Study: Racial disparities in middle school discipline escalate early in the year and dip ahead of breaks"
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April 17, 2023
In middle schools, racial disparities in discipline emerge early in the year and persist

A new study co-authored by a UCLA Fielding faculty member reveals that daily discipline rates in middle schools change throughout the school year and escalate more rapidly for Black students than for White students.

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March 30, 2023
UCLA Fielding staff join colleagues across the University of California for 2023 UC Black Administrators’ Council Conference
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March 24, 2023
"Safe sex focus of new California bill would put free condoms in public schools"
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February 21, 2023
Study of Mexican deportees over 20 years sheds light on effectiveness of U.S. immigration policy
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February 19, 2023
Heat waves are killing more unhoused individuals in Los Angeles
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February 13, 2023
"Is dark chocolate bad for your health?"
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December 19, 2022
"Homelessness is linked to a higher risk of death from COVID in L.A. County, study shows"
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December 14, 2022
In L.A. County, 256 homeless people died of COVID-related causes in a 22-month period — a rate more than twice that seen in the general population
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December 1, 2022
"A Tribute to the Contributions of Dr. Steven P. Wallace to Aging Research"

The Journal of Aging and Health has published a special edition of the journal as a tribute to the work of the late Dr. Steven Wallace, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor

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