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May 28, 2021
Dr. Elaine Batchlor, chief executive officer of MLK Community Healthcare in Los Angeles, will deliver the 2021 commencement address for the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s virtual commencement celebration on June 11.
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May 26, 2021
Dr. 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 (CHPR), says better understanding of COVID-19 death rates for specific communities will help better allocate public health resources.
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May 25, 2021
Music and libretto by Dr. Kenneth Wells, professor at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Semel Institute and David Geffen School of Medicine, to premiere in honor of Memorial Day.
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May 24, 2021
Dr. Kenneth Wells, professor at UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, together with UCLA and VA colleagues, to lead “Veteran Resilience and Recovery” event before Memorial Day.
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May 19, 2021
The Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) community, often hidden by a lack of disaggregated data, has been devastated by COVID-19; Dr. 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 (CHPR), leads efforts by CHPR’s NHPI Data Policy Lab to study and respond to these problems.
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May 18, 2021
A UCLA team has found that in the first three months of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than three million Californians reported their households went without sufficient food.
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May 17, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Dr. Jian Li is a key contributor to international team that found long working hours increase deaths from heart disease and stroke.
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May 17, 2021
Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, will speak on “COVID-19 and Beyond: Preventing the Next Pandemic Before it Starts” at the annual LABest 2021 conference, May 25-27.
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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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