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FSPH In The News - for the week of April 21, 2017 - 12:00am

Week of: 
April 21, 2017 to April 27, 2017


California Health Interview Survey garners media attention -- Data from the California Health Interview Survey, conducted by the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was cited in several news media outlets:

  • April 27 in a North Bay Business Journal about Sonoma County uninsured residents' access to dental care;
  • April 26 in a ProgrammableWeb article about new data sources for the music, healthcare and air travel industries; and
  • April 26 in Healio and about the rate of diabetes among older non-obese Filipino Americans.

Fatal malaria in the U.S. more common than previously known --
New York Times, HealthDay NewsMaine Public, Medscape on April 24 featured research conducted by Fielding School alum Diana Khuu, PhD ’16, in coverage about the prevalence of fatal malaria within the United States. Coverage was also carried Apr. 26 by American Pharmacists Association, The Real Fact 24; April 24 by U.S. News & World Report, Healio and

Labeling "healthy" foodDr. Dana Hunnes, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences and senior dietitian at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, was featured April 21 in a Medical Xpress Q&A interview about food labeling.


Dr. Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was featured April 24 in aWalletHub article comparing children's health care across several states.

Catherine Branson, Fielding School doctoral student, commented April 22 in a Daily Bulletin article about children's access to marijuana in communities where it has achieved certain legal status.


Research conducted by the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research was cited in the following news media coverage:

ArmenPress (Armenian News Agency) on April 27 cited Dr. Haroutune K. Armenian, Fielding School professor-in-residence, as member of a panel that will advise on sustainable development issues within the Republic of Armenia.

Research conducted at the [sic] UCLA School of Public Health starting in 1997 addressing radiation exposure at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory was cited April 21 in an investigative journalism piece published by KQED News.