New research by FSPH's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research finds that among men and women, uninsured rates declined primarily due to expansions of Medi-Cal under the ACA in 2014, which reduced enrollment barriers for millions of low-income adults who were previously ineligible for the program.
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.
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.