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March 20, 2024
Dr. Ninez Ponce receives 2024 Elizabeth Fries Health Education Award for trailblazing work in health and data equity
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October 4, 2023
California Health Interview Survey reveals alarming rates of food insecurity, hate incidents, mental health concerns, and challenges in accessing needed care

Comprehensive data from the 2022 California Health Interview Survey highlights persistent health inequities impacting Californians.

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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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November 23, 2022
"COVID-19 is robbing Latino community of a secret weapon behind their success: grandparents"

The Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, about the pandemic's impact on older Latino Americans and their families.

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November 23, 2022
Latest shootings underscore gun violence as a public health issue

Dr. Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management and director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, and Dr. Michael Rodriguez, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, address gun violence as a public health issue

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November 23, 2022
Can cultivated meat promote better health? Time will tell

Dr. Dana Ellis Hunnes, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health assistant professor of community health sciences, addresses the nutritional and environmental impact of lab-grown meat, or ‘carniculture’

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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 16, 2022
"FDA gives safety nod to 'no kill' meat, bringing it closer to sale in the U.S."

NPR interviewed Dr. Dana Ellis Hunnes, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health assistant professor of community health sciences, about the dietary and public health impact of so-called “cultivated” meat – grown in a production facility, by culturing animal cells

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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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