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May 17, 2023
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health to offer Master of Data Science in Health degree beginning in Fall 2023

New program will prepare current professionals, recent college graduates for fast-growing field using data analytics to improve health outcomes.

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2023 alum award winners
May 10, 2023
UCLA Alumni Association pays tribute to Bruins who have made an impact

UCLA Fielding alum Kiet Lam (MPH '00) honored with Volunteer of the Year award.

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Dr. Ramos
May 2, 2023
Dr. Diana Ramos, California Surgeon General, to deliver 2023 UCLA Fielding Commencement address

For Dr. Diana Ramos (MPH’ 04), who was appointed California Surgeon General by the state’s governor in September 2022, priorities for the role include addressing mental health, reproductive health, adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress. The UCLA Fielding Commencement Ceremony will take place on Friday, June 16, at 5:30pm PDT in UCLA's Royce Hall and via live stream.

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February 2, 2023
Counterfeit pills sold in Mexican pharmacies found to contain fentanyl, heroin, and methamphetamine
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January 25, 2023
Under COVID-era stay-at-home orders, household conflicts had direct link to poor mental health
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December 1, 2022
"A Tribute to the Contributions of Dr. Steven P. Wallace to Aging Research"

The Journal of Aging and Health has published a special edition of the journal as a tribute to the work of the late Dr. Steven Wallace, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor

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December 1, 2022
"Lingering Post-COVID Impacts Similar to Symptoms of Non-COVID Illnesses"

Dr. Joann Elmore, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, co-authored research that warns of long-term effects of the pandemic on general well-being, even on people who have not had COVID.

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UCLA FSPH student Mia Giordano worked as an intern with a Guatemalan public health organization
November 22, 2022
Fieldwork in Guatemala sheds light on global health work

Mia Giordano, a student in a joint M.P.H./ M.A. program at UCLA, where she is pursuing an M.P.H. at the Fielding School of Public Health and a master’s degree in Latin American Studies at the International Institute, worked as an intern with a Guatemalan public health organization over the summer of 2022

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November 9, 2022
Aliso Canyon gas blowout: UCLA to study health impacts of one of the worst environmental disasters in Southern California

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has selected a UCLA team to conduct the $21 million Aliso Canyon Health Research Study

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November 7, 2022
"Little to no correlation found between immigrant entry and COVID-19 infection rates in the United States"

Health Affairs published research led by Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, and doctoral student Joseph Nwadiuko, that found no statistically significant relationship between border entries by visa-holders issued through the Department of Labor’s seasonal guest worker program and COVID-19 rates in 2020-21

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November 4, 2022
UCLA FSPH at the 2022 APHA Meeting

Attend presentations by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health faculty, students, staff, and graduates at the 2022 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting

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November 3, 2022
Medi-Cal’s long-term care services reach only a small portion of seniors, disabled adults

UCLA study predicts increasing need for support, especially as population ages

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