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May 16, 2016
Onyebuchi Arah to receive $10,000 Causality in Statistics Education Award
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January 15, 2016
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, used to prevent HIV, found to be as safe as aspirin

Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, adjunct professor in the Department of Epidemiology, co-authored a study that showed a new drug to prevent HIV infection to be as safe as aspirin.

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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 4, 2015
Fielding School signs MOU with Kinshasa School of Public Health

FSPH launches a new partnership with the University of Kinshasa School of Public Health in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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January 9, 2015
UCLA study pinpoints two genes that increase risk for PTSD

FSPH Epidemiology adjunct associate professor Dr. Julia Bailey co-authored a new study on how the risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder may be influenced by certain genetic markers.

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December 9, 2014
Use of testosterone therapy linked to heart attacks in men under 65, study shows

A new joint study by UCLA, the National Institutes of Health and Consolidated Research Inc., has shown there is a twofold increase in the risk of a heart attack shortly after beginning testosterone therapy among men under 65 who have a history of heart disease.

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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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October 22, 2014
FSPH faculty to help lead NIH efforts to diversify biomedical workforce

Dr. Pamela Davidson, Dr. Steve Wallace and Dr. Abdelmonem Afifi are among the UCLA faculty who will help the National Institutes of Health develop new ways to engage and recruit biomedical researchers, including those from underrepresented backgrounds.

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September 19, 2014
UCLA FSPH faculty awarded more than $4.3 million to research and combat aids in Southeast Asia

FSPH professors Dr. Roger Detels, Dr. Pamina Gorbach and Dr. Sung-Jae Lee, are helping to implement modern HIV/AIDS training and tracking programs in Myanmar, Thailand and Cambodia.

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June 23, 2014
Group recommends removing sexual orientation-related disorders from the international classification of diseases

Working group member and FSPH professor Susan Cochran and colleagues say that following the recommendation will resolve a human rights issue.

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June 23, 2014
Mother's place of birth is a risk factor for autism in U.S.-born children

A new study led by professor of epidemiology Beate Ritz suggests several varied reasons for the link including the stresses related to relocation.

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May 19, 2014
Love at first bite? Not for school kids and their vegetables

A new study from FSPH professor William McCarthy reveals that many school-provided fruits and vegetables are being discarded by LAUSD students.

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