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February 3, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, releases data on specific questions on hate incidents, views on governments’ handling of the pandemic and financial challenges.
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January 28, 2021
Dr. David Hayes-Bautista and Dr. Paul Hsu, both with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, have found that Latino Californians have suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic because of their employment and familial patterns.
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January 27, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, led by Dr. Ninez Ponce, finds rates are higher among poor, multiracial, female, gender-nonconforming and foreign-born young people.
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January 26, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professors Jack Needleman, chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management, and Nadereh Pourat, professor of health policy and management, co-authored a research report evaluating California's Public Hospital Redesign and Incentives in Medi-Cal (PRIME) program.
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January 21, 2021
The team, made up of researchers from across UCLA and Cedars-Sinai, including Frederick Zimmerman, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, found those who move, even if voluntarily, face reduced access to prescribed drugs and medical services.
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January 21, 2021
A revised second edition of “United States: Health System Review,” co-authored by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Professor Thomas Rice and published by the WHO, is now available from the University of Toronto Press as "Health Systems in Transition: USA."
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January 19, 2021
The UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge, led by Professor Paul M. Ong, and supported by UCLA Fielding School professors Vickie Mays and Ninez Ponce and the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research's California Health Interview Survey, has published a study assessing four vulnerability indicators being used by public agencies to select the most COVID-19 vulnerable neighborhoods for interventions.
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January 16, 2021
The team, including UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professors Anne Rimoin and Christina Ramirez, found that near-universal adoption of nonmedical masks in public, combined with complementary public health measures, could successfully eliminate spread of the infection.
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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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