Blacks, Latinos, women suffer more mental health disparities in California
In continuing coverage, several media featured a Rand Corp. study based on data from the California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in a story about Blacks, Latinos and women in California having more mental health needs but getting less care than other groups. Media include Press- Enterprise, Pasadena Star-News, Orange County Register, Daily Breeze, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Redlands Daily Facts, Los Angeles Daily News, Whittier Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune and Chico Enterprise-Record. The story was originally reported by California Healthline.
Anne Rimoin, associate professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted by The Atlantic in a May 9 article about the return of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Sander Greenland, professor emeritus of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a May 7 Bloomberg opinion piece about a rule proposed by EPA administrator Scott Pruitt that would require that the data from any studies that are used for the basis of new policies be made available for replication.
A May 8 Richmond Confidential article cited a study from the UCLA Fielding Center for Health Policy Research reporting that over 70 percent of health care spending in California is paid for by taxpayer dollars.