Environmental health: Jan. 26th's Christian Science Monitor featured an op-ed about the work of Dr. Richard Jackson, professor and chair of environmental health sciences at the School of Public Health, whose research focuses on the links between public health and the design of cities. Additional coverage of Dr. Jackson's research and new television series include an article Jan. 20th by Switchboard, and interviews in New Public Health Jan. 27th, Huffington Post Jan. 24th, Chronicle of Higher Education Jan. 22nd, and the San Francisco Gate Jan. 13th.
Breast Cancer: A study led by Dr. Patricia Ganz, professor of health services at the School of Public Health and director of cancer prevention and control research at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, finding that younger women with breast cancer suffer more mental distress than older women with breast cancer, drew headlines at many international media outlets. They included Dottor Salute on Jan. 26th; Il Quotidiano Italiano, Health Canal, International Federation of Gynecology, Ivanhoe News, Doctor's Lounge, About.com Breast Cancer, ABC Salud, HemOnc Today, HVG.com, Cancer Kick and Good News Health on Jan. 25th; Private MD and Examiner.com on Jan. 24th; Europa Press, Cancer Network, El Economista, IBL News, Atlantico, La Region, Noticias Terra, La Informacion and Psych Central on Jan. 23rd; Home Testing Blog, the French Tribune, Asian News International, Vita di Donna and One Pakistan on Jan. 21st; and ABC News, Health Day, Everyday Health and Science Codex on Jan. 20th. The Health Day story also appeared on numerous web sites and the ABC News story was featured on dozens of affiliate station web sites across the country.
Youth Violence: Billie Weiss, assistant researcher of epidemiology at the School of Public Health, appeared as a guest on a Jan. 19th Uprising Radio segment about a youth violence study conducted by the Violence Policy Center across 35 California counties.
Metabolism: Fitness magazine's January issue and website featured an article that followed a writer through a program to improve her metabolism. She received testing at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition in the School of Public Health. Dr. David Heber, director of the center and professor of medicine, was quoted.