CALIFORNIA HEALTH SURVEY: The Merced Sun Star reported Oct. 18th on the California Health Interview Survey, conducted biennially by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in the Fielding School of Public Health to assess the health status of California residents and communities.
VALLEY FEVER: Voice of OC reported Oct. 15th on a study by researchers from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, showing that the number of deaths for which valley fever, or coccidioidomycosis, is a contributing factor is on the rise. Shira Shafir, assistant professor of epidemiology at the school and co-author of the study, was quoted.
CALIFORNIA HEALTH SURVEY: The Asian Journal Press reported Oct. 12th on a speech by Ninez Ponce, associate professor of health policy and management and a senior research scientist at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (CHPR) in the Fielding School of Public Health, about the relevance of the CHPR-administered California Health Interview Survey for Filipino Americans. Ponce was quoted.
Dr. David Heber, director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition in the Fielding School of Public Health and professor of medicine, was quoted in an Oct. 13th Los Angeles Times article about the health benefits of adding nuts to one's diet.
Dr. Patricia Ganz, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and director of cancer prevention and control research at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, was quoted Oct. 12th and Oct. 13th in Chicago Tribune articles about breast cancer survivors.
Dr. Andre Nel, professor of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, professor of medicine and chief of nanomedicine, was quoted Oct. 12th in a Scientific American article about the health risks of rapid urbanization.