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Glenna Shen
September 21, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s UCLA Center for Healthcare Management names first executive-in-residence

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s UCLA Center for Healthcare Management Names first executive-in-residence; attorney and ethics expert Glenna Shen to take on advisory role for research center.

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Corrina Moucheraud
September 2, 2021
Fielding School professor named to leadership team at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Dr. Corrina Moucheraud, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, has been named an associate director of the Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.

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August 19, 2021
Research finds hundreds of millions of Africans lack basic means of preventing SARS-CoV-2 transmission

Global research collaborative, led by Dr. Timothy Brewer, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, finds almost 900 million Africans live without on-site water, while 700 million lack in-home soap/washing facilities.

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August 11, 2021
Trust in governments and healthcare workers low globally, influencing attitudes on health and vaccines

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers found less than one-third of respondents expressed trust in health advice from their governments; less than half trusted doctors and nurses or felt positive about vaccines.

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August 10, 2021
Pandemic fatigue? Californians report slightly lower rates of following some safety guidelines as COVID-19 rates declined

Research by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, shows varied support for safety measures and other personal or financial impacts.

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August 3, 2021
Stress at work and at home increases risk of depression in U.S. workers

UCLA researchers, including Dr. Wendie Robbins and Dr. Jian Li, led an international team that found job strain and family strain are found to be linked to major depressive episodes and may have different effects on men and women.

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July 26, 2021
UCLA research finds that U.S. sick leave policies widen racial inequalities, lag nearly every other country

Paid sick leave is one of the most powerful tools for preventing the spread of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases and ensuring all workers can access treatment—yet tens of millions of workers across the U.S. lack coverage, according to a new study by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's WORLD Policy Analysis Center (WORLD), led by Dr. Jody Heymann.

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July 26, 2021
Research suggests ending eviction moratoriums led to spikes in COVID cases and deaths

Research suggests ending eviction moratoriums led to spikes in COVID cases and deaths; UCLA-led study finds coronavirus spread steadily after states’ eviction bans expired.

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July 22, 2021
Mental health needs might not be met among California’s Latino and Asian communities

Research by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, shows many don’t believe they need help, even if they report having psychological symptoms.

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July 22, 2021
UCLA Fielding School professor receives inaugural Google Research Award
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July 22, 2021
Trust in COVID-19 vaccines roughly doubled in study during fall 2020

During a four-month-period in the fall of 2020, confidence levels of front-line healthcare and emergency services workers in a vaccine program roughly doubled, a UCLA Fielding School of Public Health-led team has found.

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July 20, 2021
Early CHIS 2021 data estimates show how Californians dealt with COVID-19

Research by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, shows Californians' risk reduction behaviors and who is and isn't getting vaccinated.

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