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April 18, 2022
Research by team co-led by Dr. Alice Kuo, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health associate professor of health policy and management and of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, finds that autism, poverty and non-white race/ethnicity appear to increase rates of health concerns and care challenges, both individually and in combination.
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April 14, 2022
Two University of California studies - both co-authored by Dr. Gerald Kominski and Dr. Dylan Roby, both with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health - examine the proposed extension of Medi-Cal to all low-income adults and the risks if enhanced federal subsidies under the American Rescue Plan are not extended.
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April 13, 2022
UCLA studies - co-authored by Dr. May Sudhinaraset, Dr. Michael Rodriguez, and Dr. Nadereh Pourat, all with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health - find those who have been undocumented experience even greater levels of unequal work conditions.
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April 11, 2022
Dr. Carol Mangione, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, has been elected to the Association of American Physicians, an honor given to no more than 70 physicians per year.
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April 11, 2022
A policy report co-authored by Dr. Ninez Ponce, professor of health policy and management and director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, and Dr. Michael Rodriguez, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, outlines evidence-based strategies to help address the homelessness crisis in California
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April 8, 2022
Dr. Susan Cochran, professor of epidemiology, and Dr. Vickie Mays, professor of health policy and management, honored by UCLA School of Law’s Williams Institute.
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April 6, 2022
A team led by Dr. Joann Elmore, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, found there are 115 injuries per 1 million e-scooter trips, far more than the national rate for motorcyclists and passenger vehicles.
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March 29, 2022
A team led by Dr. Nadereh Pourat, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, has found that Medi-Cal patients with complex needs experienced improvements in some health-related outcomes with the Health Homes Program.
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March 28, 2022
The Paul Torrens Chair in Healthcare Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, which provides critical support for the teaching and research efforts of promising early-career UCLA Fielding School faculty members, was made possible by an outpouring of support from alumni whose careers have been significantly influenced by Dr. Paul Torrens, a professor emeritus and member of the school’s faculty since 1972.
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March 28, 2022
Dr. Patricia Ganz, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health distinguished professor of health policy and management, chosen for 2022 class of fellows of the American Association for Cancer Research Academy.

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