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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May 2, 2023
As rising seas threaten hazardous sites, California's socially vulnerable communities face highest risks

As climate change increases coastal flood risks at hazardous sites in California, the potential exposure to flood-related contamination falls disproportionately on marginalized communities, research by an FSPH faculty member found.

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April 26, 2023
Negative impacts of on-the-job discrimination on heart health had major implications, finds new study

U.S. adults who reported feeling discriminated against at work had a higher risk for developing high blood pressure than those who reported low discrimination at work, according to a new UCLA Fielding School of Public Health-led study.

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April 3, 2023
Higher lithium levels in drinking water may raise autism risk

For the first time, researchers report possible link between autism and lithium in water supply.

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April 3, 2023
Would more parks and trees help L.A. County residents live longer?

UCLA-led study predicts that an equitable ‘greening’ plan could add up to a million years in collective life expectancy.

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March 23, 2023
Looking for a carbon-friendly diet? The answer is here

Twenty-six percent of the United States’ total greenhouse gas emissions comes from food production and consumption. So what people choose to eat matters — to personal health and to the global climate.

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November 15, 2022
Five UCLA Fielding School of Public Health scholars among most highly cited researchers for 2022

Five UCLA Fielding School of Public Health scholars - Dr. Sander Greenland, Dr. Steve Horvath, Dr. Michael Jerrett, Dr. Carol Mangione, and Dr. Marc Suchard - among the most highly cited researchers for 2022.

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November 8, 2022
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor honored by National Academy of Medicine

Dr. Richard Jackson recognized by the National Academy of Medicine for outstanding service to health and medicine

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Aliso Canyon
November 1, 2022
UCLA awarded $21 million grant to study health impacts of gas leak in Aliso Canyon, California

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has selected a multidisciplinary team of renowned UCLA scientists and healthcare practitioners will conduct the Aliso Canyon Health Research Study.

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October 20, 2022
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health awarded $1.5 million federal grant to support graduate students

U.S. Health and Human Services program aimed at building up public health workforce

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October 17, 2022
UCLA-led study finds California’s greenhouse gas reductions could be wiped out by 2020 wildfires
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October 10, 2022
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor named to National Science Foundation position
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