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FSPH In The News - for the week of July 6, 2019 - 12:00am

Week of: 
July 6, 2019 to July 13, 2019

FEATURES

Unhealthy air caused by Aliso Canyon Leak
The New Republic covered a study by researchers from the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Health reporting that the 2015 Aliso Canyon gas leak released hazardous pollutants into the air. 

New Center at Fielding School
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has established the Center for Healthcare Management which will bring together top academic researchers, students and health care executives and practitioners to explore critical issues in the management of health care organizations. News of the new center was covered by the Daily Bruin,  LA Canyon News and Patch

QUOTABLES

Dr. Jonathan Fielding, a distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, commented in a CityWatch story on the rise of coyotes and rabies in Los Angeles. 

Steven Wallace, a professor of community health sciences and associate director of the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research, commented in an NPR story about health insurance for undocumented immigrants. Capital Public Radio, Sacramento, California; KUOW-FM, Seattle; WUNC-FM, Raleigh, North Carolina; WHYY-FM, Philadelphia; and WYPR-FM, Baltimore aired the report.

California Public Radio: https://bit.ly/2JEd4rE

Steven Wallace was also quoted in a Daily Democrat article about how home ownership has made it possible for California’s seniors to have a comfortable retirement. 

BRIEFS

The Santa Cruz Sentinel cited research from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research showing that one-third of California’s children drink at least one sugary beverage a day. 

Fox11 featured FSPH alum Ejiro Ntekume (CHS, 15) for the school-based public health work she’s doing though the nonprofit HealthCorps.