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Date:
August 4, 2022
Dr. John Froines, professor emeritus in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental Health Sciences, died on July 13 from complications related to Parkinson’s disease. He was 83.
Date:
July 28, 2022
The California Health Interview Survey, led by principal investigator Dr. Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, has found that adults who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 are the most likely to engage in risky behavior.
Date:
July 26, 2022
Dr. Marc Suchard, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of biostatistics, co-authored research that indicates pandemic started with two separate jumps from animals to humans.
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July 21, 2022
The California Health Interview Survey, led by principal investigator Dr. Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, has published new estimates at the city, ZIP code, legislative district, and census tract levels.
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July 12, 2022
“Veteran Journeys,” an award-winning opera written by Dr. Kenneth Wells, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, that explores the struggles of America’s military veterans, will be performed live for the first time at UCLA July 22 and 24.
Date:
July 11, 2022
Tools developed by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health team show which communities are at greatest risk of harm during extreme heat days.
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July 1, 2022
Dr. Jessica Gipson named director of UCLA Fielding Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health; will also serve as the Fred H. Bixby Chair in Population and Reproductive Health Science
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June 30, 2022
Changes at the DNA level can accelerate aging by nearly five years, according to research co-authored by Dr. Steven Horvath, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of human genetics and biostatistics, and Dr. Christina Ramirez, UCLA Fielding School professor of biostatistics.
Date:
June 30, 2022
A competition co-sponsored by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, has awarded $100, 000 to UCLA students to implement health equity projects in Los Angeles.
Date:
June 29, 2022
More than half who aren’t vaccinated are still worried about side effects, according to findings by the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management.

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