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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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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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