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Dr. Patricia Ganz
January 13, 2016
Dr. Patricia Ganz to receive national honor for improving the quality of cancer care

UCLA FSPH cancer pioneer will receive an inaugural award from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) for improving the quality of cancer care from prevention through survivorship.

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January 5, 2016
Mexico’s murder rate led to decrease in men’s average life expectancy in first decade of 21st century
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Rendering of Skirball gallery “pavilion” focusing on ActionLab. Courtesy C&G Partners.
October 30, 2015
A PATH APPEARS: Actions for a Better World | Opens November 19

The Skirball's guest curator for A PATH APPEARS: Actions for a Better World is FSPH adjunct professor, Neal Baer, and will feature ActionLab.org, a project of FSPH’s Global Media Center for Social Impact.

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cyclists
October 19, 2015
Studies reveal CicLAvia’s air quality, public health and social impacts

UCLA, RAND Corporation report follows yesterday’s 5th Anniversary CicLAvia route.

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cyclists
October 19, 2015
L.A.’s CicLAvia significantly improves air quality in host neighborhoods, UCLA study finds

Even one-day ‘car-free’ events can reduce presence of harmful particulate matter.

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Dr. Lillian Gelberg
October 16, 2015
Brief interventions in primary care clinics could curb drug use

Preventing drug use from becoming addiction would have health and also financial benefits.

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October 15, 2015
FSPH students participate in the 2015 YMCA Stair Climb for Los Angeles

On Sept. 25, FSPH students climbed the 75 floors of the US Bank Tower as part of a fundraiser for the Ketchum-Downtown YMCA of Los Angeles.

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September 30, 2015
Three out of five California community clinics fail to provide easy access to oral health care

Many people are forced to travel miles to get oral care — or forgo it — when it’s not available on-site.

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Rendering of Skirball gallery “pavilion” focusing on ActionLab. Courtesy C&G Partners.
September 29, 2015
Skirball Cultural Center to present A PATH APPEARS: Actions for a Better World

New exhibition, featuring guest curator and FSPH adjunct professor, Neal Baer, MD, inspired by the bestselling book illuminates how every visitor can take practical, results-driven steps to bring about social change.

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Chandra Ford
August 25, 2015
HIV testing among older adults is declining, despite CDC recommendation

Researchers led by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health examined HIV testing trends among adults ages 50 through 64 both before and after 2006, when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended that most doctors automatically screen all patients for HIV regardless of whether they have symptoms.

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August 18, 2015
Number of Californians without insurance declines, while Medi-Cal enrollment grows

Comparing the 2013 and 2014 California Health Interview Surveys shows that the Affordable Care Act is working to insure more adults in California.

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Patrick Allard
August 3, 2015
Patrick Allard receives 2015 Innovation in Regulatory Science Award
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