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November 12, 2019
UCLA has received $27.2 million from the National Institutes of Health to spearhead the new phase of an initiative to enhance the diversity of the U.S.'s biomedical workforce. Principal investigators of the initiative include Fielding School professors Teresa Seeman and Steven Wallace, as well as senior leader Catherine Crespi.
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October 24, 2019
Thiazide diuretics demonstrate better effectiveness and cause fewer side effects than ACE inhibitors as first-line antihypertensive drugs, according to a report led by Fielding School professor of biostatistics Marc Suchard. The report was published in The Lancet.
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October 24, 2019
Results also show key findings in non-cigarette tobacco use, mental health and well-being
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October 7, 2019
An evaluation by UCLA researchers has found that a California program launched in 2016 has been a positive step toward providing better-coordinated health care for people insured by Medicaid.
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September 24, 2019
A gift of more than $1 million from the Don S. Levin Trust and Edna and Tom Gordon has established the Paul Torrens Chair in Healthcare Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. The endowed chair is named in honor of Dr. Paul Torrens, a professor emeritus who has been on the school’s faculty since 1972 and has taught and mentored numerous individuals who went on to become key figures in the field of healthcare management.
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September 18, 2019
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health welcomes thirteen new faculty members.
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September 9, 2019
Adolescents attending schools with high suspension rates reported lower levels of feeling “connected” at school, according to a recent study by the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
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September 5, 2019
Limited paid leave for fathers and a lack of inclusive language in government policies may be to blame according to new study
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August 21, 2019
A study by the Fielding School's WORLD Policy Analysis Center has found dozens of countries lack important legal protections against children doing work that could be harmful or interfere with their education.

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