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2023.08.28_UCgrants_Firefighters
August 30, 2023
UCLA Fielding-led climate projects receive state-funded grants from University of California

Projects led by FSPH investigators received grants through a partnership between UC and the state, intended to spur research and real-world solutions that tackle the threat of climate change throughout California.

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August 29, 2023
UCLA Fielding students selected for prestigious ASPPH This Is Public Health Ambassador program

Sarah Stigers, UCLA Fielding MPH student in the Department of Health Policy and Management, and Lauren Morales, UCLA Fielding MPH student in the Department of Community Health Sciences, have been selected to be part of the prestigious This is Public Health Ambassador program, led by the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health.

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COVID-19 vaccine
August 25, 2023
Nearly half of California adults who have not completed the primary vaccine series for COVID-19 feel the vaccine is unnecessary

New data from the California Health Interview Survey highlights reasons for not getting vaccinated, personal and financial impacts of the pandemic, and more.

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Wildfire
August 21, 2023
“Why does the wildfire smoke sometimes smell like burning plastic?”
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Dr. Anne Rimoin
August 11, 2023
"Are COVID-19 cases on the rise again?"

Inside Edition interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health, about a rise in COVID-19 cases across the United States caused by the new "EG.5" variant.

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Dr. Anne Rimoin
August 11, 2023
"Dr. Anne Rimoin discusses the rise of COVID"

KTLA interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health, for a segment about the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases related to the "EG.5" variant and information on the new round of COVID vaccine boosters coming this fall.

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August 11, 2023
"COVID-19 cases are starting to rise again"

Dr. Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology and the Gordon-Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was interviewed by Spectrum News 1 regarding the rise in COVID-19 cases linked to the "EG.5" variant and staying up-to-date on vaccinations.

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"a kids book about PUBLIC HEALTH" by Becca Yanniello book cover
August 10, 2023
"A Kids Book About Public Health": New book by UCLA Fielding School alumn

In her new book, UCLA Fielding School alumn Becca Yanniello (MPH '11) explains the importance of public health to both kids and adults.

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August 4, 2023
"Leprosy Outbreak in Florida: What You Need to Know"
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August 3, 2023
New UCLA LPPI Study Highlights Urgent Need for Improved Representation of Latina Physicians in the Medical Field
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Linh Chuong
July 12, 2023
UCLA Fielding PhD candidate wins Health Affairs' “You’re a Health Policy Wonk If…” contest

Linh Chuong, PhD candidate in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, is the 2023 winner of the “You’re a Health Policy Wonk If…” contest from the journal Health Affairs.

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doctor
July 11, 2023
Program for Medi-Cal beneficiaries with complex health needs reduced emergency visits, hospitalizations

UCLA study finds Health Homes Program saved California more than $1,000 per beneficiary per year.

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