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January 15, 2021
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, has received a $500,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to produce data on COVID-19 among Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
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January 14, 2021
Dr. Marc Suchard, of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, co-led international research team looking at two widely used types of blood pressure drugs.
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January 6, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professors Dr. David Eisenman and Kirsten Schwarz bring public health expertise to team that won a $956,000 award to tackle rising heat in Los Angeles.
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December 29, 2020
Nadereh Pourat, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, is co-lead of a team receiving a $200,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to study how California counties responded to COVID-19 under the Whole Person Care Medicaid Pilot Program.
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December 17, 2020
The UCLA Center for LGBTQ Advocacy, Research, and Health (C-LARAH) is directed by Matthew Mimiaga, a Fielding School professor of epidemiology renowned for his research working with sexual and gender minorities at the intersection of HIV, substance use and mental health.
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December 16, 2020
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health introduces Master of Healthcare Administration degree; the two-year online program will be first of its kind in the University of California system
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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.
Date:
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. 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

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