We are already feeling the effects of a warming planet, and without rapid and far-reaching actions to reduce the carbon emissions that are altering our climate, the Earth’s future is fraught with peril.
Few nations are as vulnerable to the health effects of climate change as Bangladesh, where a research institute headed by FSPH’s Dr. John Clemens is helping to define the challenges and develop solutions.
FSPH professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences Michael Jerrett addresses what’s happening, what’s projected, and the direct connection between planetary and human wellness.
Climate change is occurring on such a large scale that it’s easy for individuals to feel helpless to stop it. In fact, according to two Fielding School experts, although the government and private sector bear significant responsibility for taking the bold actions needed to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, there are steps individuals can take to ensure they are participating in the solution rather than contributing to the problem.
An FSPH team is leading a key national resource in the fight against the U.S. opioid epidemic for populations affected by HIV/AIDS, and bringing together Southern California leaders for combined prevention efforts.
After leading pioneering research on the unfolding HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S., Dr. Roger Detels went on to train scores of HIV/AIDS leaders in Asia who remain in close contact with one another and their mentor.
By Dr. Jonathan Fielding | What scientists have warned about for decades is now unfolding for all to see, on a global scale — extreme heat, severe droughts, intense storms, rising sea levels, and an expanding geographic range for vectors that spread deadly infectious diseases such as malaria, yellow fever and Ebola, to name a few.
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Alumni Hall of Fame was established in 2002 to honor alumni with outstanding career accomplishments in public health, as well as those who have volunteered time and talent in their communities in support of public health activities.
received the 2018 Aging & Public Health Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Public Health Association and the inaugural Mario Gutierrez Award on Migrant Health from the Health Initiative of the Americas.
was reappointed as the congressional appointee to the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics and was appointed to the Board of Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research. She received the Career Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award from the UCLA Academic Senate.
along with several former FSPH students, received the 2018 Award for Innovative Public Health Curriculum from Delta Omega. Separately, Gee serves on the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Committee on Informing the Selection of Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2030.
was appointed chair of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine Committee on Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Long- Term Health Monitoring of Populations Following Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies in the United States; member of the National Academies Committee on a National Strategy for Cancer Control in the United States; and to the Board of Directors of TreePeople, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit fighting climate change.