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Date:
April 7, 2021
Dr. Arturo Vargas Bustamante, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health associate professor of health policy and management, co-authored a report published by the UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative that a now-rescinded Trump-era policy may still discourage the parents of more than 100,000 California children from seeking proper pediatric care.
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April 2, 2021
A UCLA-led study is the first-ever to estimate this risk for a large number of specific pesticides; the team includes Dr. Beate Ritz, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and of environmental health sciences, and Dr. Julia Heck, an associate professor of epidemiology at the Fielding School
Date:
March 30, 2021
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is ranked tenth in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 list of the Best Public Health Schools. The newly released list includes more than 150 schools and programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
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March 19, 2021
A study published in the American Journal of Public Health and co-authored by Dr. Gilbert Gee, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, found a significantly greater increase in anti-Asian hashtags after President Donald J. Trump’s tweet with the phrase, “Chinese Virus" in March, 2020.
Date:
March 16, 2021
Dr. Yifang Zhu, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of environmental health sciences and senior associate dean for academic programs, was interviewed about the state of air quality in southern California and its relationship to the pandemic
Date:
March 15, 2021
Dr. David Hayes-Bautista and Dr. Paul Hsu, both with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, have found that Latino Californians are among the hardest hit by the pandemic.
Date:
March 9, 2021
Dr. Matthew Mimiaga, director of the UCLA Center for LGBTQ Advocacy, Research & Health (C-LARAH), leads $8.8 million HIV prevention project funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Date:
March 8, 2021
Research led by UCLA Fielding School professors Dr. Vickie Mays and Dr. Susan Cochran found Black men face near-daily discrimination despite financial and educational success
Date:
March 8, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health researcher Dr. Lara Cushing, assistant professor of environmental health sciences, has co-authored a nationwide assessment of the U.S. population facing exposure risks from the burning off of excess natural gas at oil and gas production sites.
Date:
March 1, 2021
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, releases new data on the impact of the “public charge” rule that made it harder for immigrants on public assistance to obtain legal residency

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