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FSPH In The News - for the week of May 17, 2019 - 12:00am

Week of: 
May 17, 2019 to May 24, 2019

Features

A “Blue Card” Can Provide Protection for Farm Workers
Emily Cornell, an MPH student in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Department of Community Health Sciences, authored an op-ed published by Food Tank stating, in part, that “the people who make it possible for U.S. citizens to consume healthy food are among the most vulnerable and threatened communities in the country.”

Teens Say the Suburbs Are Depressing. Here’s What to Do About It.
WDET radio featured Richard Jackson, MD, professor emeritus of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, during a program addressing the impact of suburban sprawl on the health and wellness of teenagers.

Quotables

Dana Hunnes, PhD, adjunct assistant professor of community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a TIME article about the nutritional value of potato chips versus ‘veggie’ chips.

Anne Rimoin, PhD, professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a The New Humanitarian article about the rise and spread of Ebola cases.

Briefs

Oregon NPR station JPR included data from the Fielding School of Public Health’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research in an article asking the question: When hospitals say no, where can uninsured patients find surgery? The Orange County Register also ran the story. 

The Connecticut Mirror reported that UCLA Fielding School of Public Health alum, Deidre Gifford, MD, a physician and federal Medicaid official with a background in systems reform, was named by Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont to lead Connecticut’s Department of Social Services. The Register Citizen and My Record Journal also ran the article.