Skip to:

 FSPH In The News

FSPH In The News - for the week of May 10, 2019 - 12:00am

Week of: 
May 10, 2019 to May 17, 2019

Features

For-profit dialysis provider charges private insurers 4 times more than government payers
ScienceDaily featured new research from the Fielding School of Public Health’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research about the rate at which private insurers pay for patients’ dialysis treatments versus government insurance programs.

Quotable

Diane Garcia-Gonzales, PhD, a postdoctoral-scholar at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a NM Political Report article about recent findings by Gonzales and Michael Jerrett, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, which highlighted that the closer residents were to oil and gas facilities, the more likely they were to experience health problems.

Steven P. Wallace, PhD, professor of community health sciences and associate director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research at the Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a Chico Enterprise-Record article addressing whether middle-class seniors can live the ‘California dream.’

Diane Garcia-Gonzales, a UCLA Fielding School of Public Health post-doctoral scholar, was quoted in article in Searchlight New Mexico article about a study Garcia-Gonzales co-authored, along with Fielding School professor and chair of environmental health sciences, Michael Jerrett, about hazardous air pollutants and their effects.

Briefs

HonestVersion included mention of research by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health environmental health sciences professor and associate dean Yifang Zhu, PhD, about the success rate of an air filtration system for school buses in an article about the growth of the automotive air purifier market.