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 FSPH In The News

FSPH In The News - for the week of January 11, 2019 - 12:00am

Week of: 
January 11, 2019 to January 18, 2019

FEATURE

Dr. Patricia Ganz, distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Professor of Medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, was featured in a Q&A interiview with CancerNetwork in which she discusses cancer-related cognitive impairment.

QUOTABLE

Gerald Kominski, professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and senior fellow at the Fielding School's UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, was quoted in a California Healthline (Jan. 15) story about California Attorney General Xavier Becerra challenging the Trump administration on health care issues.

BRIEFS

ABC News (Jan. 12) cited research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health showing that the U.S. is the only high-income country that doesn’t have a federal policy on paid family leave. Online outlets that picked up the story included: ABC News Radio, Good Morning America and Yahoo! News.

A blog post on MomsRising.org (Jan. 16) cited a report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health showing that 40 percent of children in California consume at least one sugary drink a day.

The Jewish Journal (Jan. 16) published a Q&A interview with Andy Lipkis, founder of the nonprofit TreePeople, in which he mentions that the organization is leading the Los Angeles Urban Cooling Collaborative in partnership with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

An article in China.org (Jan. 10) included a quote from an opinion piece that Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor-in-residence at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, wrote in response to a paper published in the American Journal of Public Health. The paper summarized the 20 most important, preventable health problems in China.