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May 11, 2021
Newly published comparison of global health insurance systems demonstrates U.S. weaknesses: The first edition of “Health Insurance Systems: An International Comparison,” authored by Fielding School professor Dr. Thomas Rice and published by Academic Press, is now available.
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May 11, 2021
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research released findings that may improve health quality and outcomes for high-need, at-risk groups
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April 28, 2021
UCLA researchers recommend state-level policy changes to improve health insurance coverage, participation in clinical trials and access to palliative care.
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April 15, 2021
UCLA Fielding School-Howard University Team Awarded $1.7 Million for Research on Racism and COVID-19 Crisis Communication
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April 15, 2021
A UCLA Fielding School of Public Health-led team has found that Hispanic, Black, and Native Americans have carried the burden of the pandemic, both in overall mortality and specifically in years of potential life lost, in an analysis of 45 U.S. states and the District of Columbia (D.C.).
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April 14, 2021
A UCLA-led study found COVID-19 mortality rates in Los Angeles County are higher in communities with poor air quality
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April 13, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health led-research finds that criminalizing immigrant policies were associated with higher rates of preterm birth for Black women born outside the U.S.
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April 12, 2021
Dr. Paul Torrens, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor emeritus of Health Policy and Management, will be honored with the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award for his mentorship and leadership by the Partners in Care Foundation at the Partners’ Annual Tribute Dinner on Monday, June 21, 2021.
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April 12, 2021
‘Sick and Tired - An Intimate History of Fatigue,’ authored by Fielding School Professor Emily K. Abel and published by the University of North Carolina Press, is now available.
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April 9, 2021
In both his research and fieldwork, Professor Wallace worked to better understand the dynamics of social inequality and how it impacts health equity, as well as how policy and community approaches can improve health equity.

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