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October 20, 2021
Women are not receiving needed mental health care through state’s public programs

Study by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management, found unmet needs for women of color.

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October 15, 2021
California Latinos’ use of emergency medical services increased disproportionately during pandemic

A report by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers has found California Latinos’ use of emergency medical services increased disproportionately during the pandemic.

Source: UCLA Newsroom Source: UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative Read Full Article
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October 14, 2021
New California Health Interview Survey findings show continued fatigue with following safety guidelines

Latest findings from California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, show continued fatigue with following safety guidelines.

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October 12, 2021
UCLA-led research finds Americans drank more, smoked more, and exercised less during the COVID-19 pandemic

Analysis found a marked increase in sedentary behaviors, alcohol consumption, and cigarette smoking and a decline in exercise, compared to before the pandemic.

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October 11, 2021
“Veteran Journeys,” by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor, to screen at Awareness Film Festival

Film by Dr. Kenneth Wells, professor at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Semel Institute, and David Geffen School of Medicine, will show in advance of Veterans Day.

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October 1, 2021
Dr. Lara Cushing appointed to Fielding Presidential Chair in Health Equity at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Dr. Lara Cushing, whose research identifies the disproportionate impacts of harmful environmental exposures on low-income populations and communities of color, has been appointed the Jonathan and Karin Fielding Presidential Chair in Health Equity at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

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September 28, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and nursing professor named fellow by American Academy of Nursing

Dr. Kristen Choi, assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, was honored for a nursing leadership by American Academy of Nursing (AAN).

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September 27, 2021
Fielding School of Public Health professor receives Award for Excellence in Science

Dr. Michael Jerrett awarded the “Excellence in Exposure Science Award” by the International Society of Exposure Science for his pioneering work on understanding the spatial dimensions of environmental exposures.

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September 24, 2021
UCLA-led research finds ozone exposure contributes to the development of Type 2 diabetes
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September 24, 2021
UCLA-led research finds ozone exposure contributes to the development of Type 2 diabetes
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September 23, 2021
UCLA Fielding School Professor recognized for outstanding work in epidemiology

Dr. Onyebuchi A. Arah, professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, has been selected as the 2021 recipient of the American College of Epidemiology’s “Outstanding Contributions to Epidemiology Award.”

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September 22, 2021
How did Californians’ health fare in 2020?

Research by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, shows how the COVID-19 pandemic, racial tensions, and other challenges impacted health care access and status.

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