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FSPH In The News - for the week of June 14, 2019 - 12:00am

Week of: 
June 14, 2019 to June 21, 2019

Features

A Message to Graduates: Lead Your Generation to Make Our Country Great for Everyone
Thrive Global published the keynote address by the 2019 UCLA Fielding School of Public Health commencement speaker Bernard J. Tyson, CEO and chairman of Kaiser Permanente.

How Hurricanes Cause Disease Outbreaks
Robert Kim-Farley, MD, a professor of epidemiology and community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted extensively in a Direct Relief article about the public health effects of natural disasters.

Quotables

Beate Ritz, MD, professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a New York Times article about how America’s air is much cleaner than it used to be, but recent data suggests that air pollution is ticking back up.

Jonathan Fielding, MD, distinguished professor of health policy and management, was quoted in a Patch article about the importance of vaccinations.

Jeffrey D. Klausner, MD, professor in the Fielding School, was quoted in a ContagionLive article about addressing homeless in Los Angeles.

Steven P. Wallace, PhD, professor of community health sciences and associate director of the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research. was quoted in a Snopes article about the fact that undocumented persons do not qualify to receive Medicare.

Briefs

Work without violence and harassment? Is not everywhere!
An article published by care about global workplace rights and protections featured data from the Fielding School’s WORLD Policy Analysis Center which found that more than a third of all countries have no laws against sexual harassment in the workplace.

Inland Empire’s booming warehouse industry brings jobs – not health care coverage
The Sun, the Desert Sun and Press-Enterprise included data from the Fielding School’s Center for Health Policy Research about the lack of health care benefits associated with certain job opportunities.