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workers at grocery market
December 12, 2013
Changing the way a community eats, one store at a time

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health wants to drain the food “swamp.”

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December 12, 2013
U.S. ranks near bottom among industrialized nations in efficiency of health care spending

UCLA and McGill University in Montreal study shows women fare worse than men in most countries.

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November 26, 2013
Fielding School professor receives scientific society honor

Environmental Health Sciences Professor Oliver Hankinson and two other UCLA professors have been selected as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences.

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John Froines
November 12, 2013
FSPH's John Froines receives the 2013 Ramazzini Award

The Ramazzini Award acknowledges a career protecting public health.

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Pamina Gorbach
October 25, 2013
UCLA gets $7M to study substance abuse and HIV among minority men who have sex with men

The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded UCLA a $7 million grant to investigate the links between substance abuse and HIV among Latino and African-American men who have sex with men.

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Jody Heymann
October 22, 2013
Dean Heymann elected to Institute of Medicine

Dean Jody Heymann joins 22 other UCLA Fielding School of Public Health faculty members who have received this high honor of being elected to the Institute of Medicine.

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October 9, 2013
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health launches the Global Media Center for Social Impact

This innovative new center will harness the storytelling power of television, film, music and new media to improve the well-being and health of people throughout the world.

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strawberries
September 23, 2013
Pesticide regulation in California is flawed, UCLA report says

A new report shows that in at least one case, the system failed by approving a pesticide called methyl iodide for use on strawberries. Methyl iodide is both a neurotoxicant and a carcinogen.

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Patricia Ganz talking with patient
September 10, 2013
A System in Crisis: Cancer care in America needs an overhaul, national report says

An IOM committee, chaired by Dr. Patricia Ganz, UCLA FSPH professor of health policy and management, says urgent changes are needed to improve cancer care.

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August 21, 2013
Dr. Zuo-Feng Zhang appointed Associate Dean for Research
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Dr. Richard Jackson
July 18, 2013
How well-designed cities keep us healthy
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Dream Fund
May 23, 2013
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health gets $1M from Dream Fund to recruit, support outstanding students

Gift provides scholarships, funds internships for future public health leaders.

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