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January 21, 2021
The team, made up of researchers from across UCLA and Cedars-Sinai, including Frederick Zimmerman, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, found those who move, even if voluntarily, face reduced access to prescribed drugs and medical services.
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January 21, 2021
A revised second edition of “United States: Health System Review,” co-authored by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Professor Thomas Rice and published by the WHO, is now available.
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January 19, 2021
The UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, led by Professor Paul M. Ong, and supported by UCLA Fielding School professors Vickie Mays and Ninez Ponce and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research's California Health Interview Survey, has published a study assessing four vulnerability indicators being used by public agencies to select the most COVID-19 vulnerable neighborhoods for interventions.
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January 16, 2021
The team, including UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professors Anne Rimoin and Christina Ramirez, found that near-universal adoption of nonmedical masks in public, combined with complementary public health measures, could successfully eliminate spread of the infection.
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January 15, 2021
Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, has received a $500,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to produce data on COVID-19 among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
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January 14, 2021
Dr. Marc Suchard, of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, co-led international research team looking at two widely used types of blood pressure drugs.
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January 6, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professors Dr. David Eisenman and Kirsten Schwarz bring public health expertise to team that won a $956,000 award to tackle rising heat in Los Angeles.
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December 29, 2020
Nadereh Pourat, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, is co-lead of a team receiving a $200,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study how California counties responded to COVID-19 under the Whole Person Care Medicaid Pilot Program.
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December 17, 2020
The UCLA Center for LGBTQ Advocacy, Research, and Health (C-LARAH) is directed by Matthew Mimiaga, a Fielding School professor of epidemiology renowned for his research working with sexual and gender minorities at the intersection of HIV, substance use and mental health.
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December 16, 2020
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health introduces Master of Healthcare Administration degree; the two-year online program will be first of its kind in the University of California system

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