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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August 4, 2014
Amputation rates up to 10 times higher for diabetics living in California's low-income neighborhoods

Most amputations preventable with earlier medical care, UCLA researchers studying data from the Center for Health Policy Research say.

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June 2, 2014
Funding shortfall of more than $1.3 billion could push safety-net hospitals to financial brink
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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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May 6, 2014
FSPH Professor Emeritus named Chief Science Officer at AHRQ

Professor Emeritus Robert M. Kaplan has been named the new Chief Science Officer for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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April 9, 2014
UCLA/RAND community research team wins prestigious translational science award

FSPH Professor-in-Residence Kenneth Wells leads the team recognized for its 10-year commitment to translating research into clinical applications for the treatment of depression.

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January 13, 2014
New research shows children of melanoma survivors need better protection from sun's harmful rays

Children of Latino melanoma survivors are just as likely as children of non-Latino white survivors to have experienced sunburn in the past year, according to a study led by FSPH associate professor Dr. Beth Glenn.

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September 10, 2013
A System in Crisis: Cancer care in America needs an overhaul, national report says

An IOM committee, chaired by Dr. Patricia Ganz, UCLA FSPH professor of health policy and management, says urgent changes are needed to improve cancer care.

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