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Date:
December 16, 2020
The California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), conducted under the aegis of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and led by Ninez Ponce, Fielding School professor of health policy and management, released new COVID-19-related estimates from August 2020 and pooled county estimates. An updated interface is also now available.
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December 15, 2020
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researcher Lara Cushing, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, co-authors first nationwide assessment of recent and future risks to affordable housing from sea level rise and coastal flooding in the United States.
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December 10, 2020
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researcher Dr. Yusuke Tsugawa, assistant professor of health policy and management, co-authors study that shows that 30-day mortality rates are approximately 23% higher for patients 65 and older who are treated on a surgeon’s birthday.
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December 9, 2020
Dr. Patricia Ganz and Professor Catherine M. Crespi, both with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, are part of a UCLA-led research team that found interventions can be distributed on virtual platforms
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December 9, 2020
Dr. Marc Suchard, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of biostatistics, co-leads team of researchers supporting FDA’s Biologics Effectiveness and Safety (BEST) program
Date:
December 9, 2020
Dean and Distinguished Professor Ron Brookmeyer served on the federal panel that reported this month on possible causes of illnesses among U.S. government personnel and their families in overseas postings.
Date:
December 8, 2020
Kristen Choi, UCLA Fielding School assistant professor of health policy and management, says doctors and nurses should discuss side effects with patients, reassure them about vaccine’s safety.
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December 3, 2020
David Hayes-Bautista and Paul Hsu, both with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, have found that Latino Californians suffer significantly higher COVID-19 pandemic-related deaths than non-Hispanic whites
Date:
November 30, 2020
Income, education, neighborhood and immigration status can play a significant role, according to research by a team led by Nadereh Pourat, UCLA Fielding School of Public health professor of health policy and management
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November 24, 2020
Team that includes UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researchers suggests loss of 2-4 months of education in grade school could lead to shortened life spans for boys and girls.

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