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July 15, 2015
Google Maps, smartphones play role in addressing environmental inequality, says Dr. Michael Jerrett

Everyday personal use of geolocation technologies, such as Google Maps, encourages a culture of addressing environmental inequalities.

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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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June 15, 2015
Green spaces and cognitive growth in children

Dr. Michael Jerrett, chair of FSPH Environmental Health Sciences, co-authored a study that suggests contact with nature may play a crucial role in brain development.

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Yifang Zhu
March 2, 2015
On-board school bus filtration system reduces pollutants by 88 percent

Technology developed for school buses, if implemented, would protect children from harmful exposure to vehicular pollution, according to FSPH Environmental Health Sciences researchers.

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Patrick Allard
February 13, 2015
Dr. Allard receives prestigious International ToxScholar Award

As part of the honor, FSPH Environmental Health Sciences Assistant Professor Dr. Patrick Allard will visit and present at the University of Botswana and the University of Johannesburg.

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Dr. Rosenstock with Dr. Amira Shaheen, assistant professor of epidemiology at An-Najah University
November 21, 2014
Dean Emeritus travels to West Bank as Open Society Foundations International Scholar

As part of an Open Society Foundations fellowship, Fielding School Dean Emeritus Linda Rosenstock recently traveled to An-Najah National University to meet student volunteers.

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November 20, 2014
FSPH student and alum honored at APHA

An abstract on UCLA's Healthy Campus Initiative by FSPH PhD candidate Tyler D. Watson (MPH '13) and Ryan Babadi (MPH '14) was selected as one of the "Best of the Best" student abstracts at this year's American Public Health Association Annual Meeting.

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November 4, 2014
Genetic damage caused by asthma shows up in circulating blood stream, too

A study led by FSPH Environmental Health Sciences professor Dr. Robert Scheistl finds disease harms more than just the lungs, may be more dangerous than previously thought.

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October 24, 2014
FSPH launches Alumni-Student Mentorship Program

Kicking off a new school-wide initiative, Fielding School students had the chance to meet their alumni professional mentors on Oct. 23.

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August 20, 2014
Water conservation strategy should consider health, cost and community concerns, too

FSPH study by Environmental Health Sciences Adjunct Assistant Professor Brian Cole says careful planning needed to avoid unintended harm.

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November 26, 2013
Fielding School professor receives scientific society honor

Environmental Health Sciences Professor Oliver Hankinson and two other UCLA professors have been selected as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.

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John Froines
November 12, 2013
FSPH's John Froines receives the 2013 Ramazzini Award

The Ramazzini Award acknowledges a career protecting public health.

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