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June 30, 2021
The Washington Post interviewed Dr. Robert Kim-Farley, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology and community health sciences, about the COVID-19 Delta variant and the latest Los Angeles County guidelines on wearing masks indoors.
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June 25, 2021
The UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solutions (C-Solutions), in partnership with UCLA Extension, is offering a free open course taught by Dr. Jonathan Fielding, UCLA FSPH distinguished professor of health policy and management, on the public health impacts of climate change.
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June 23, 2021
Dr. Michael Jerrett and Dr. Yifang Zhu have been recognized for their work at the nexus of public and environmental health with the UCLA Faculty of the Year awards at the annual 2021 Green Gala.
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June 23, 2021
USA Today interviewed Dr. Timothy Brewer, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, about research that found children’s birthday parties may be partly to blame for increased coronavirus transmission rates.
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June 22, 2021
The late Dr. Steven Wallace, Fielding School professor of community health sciences, has received the National Council on Aging’s 2021 “Change Agent Award” for his research and policy advocacy, the organization announced this month.
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June 18, 2021
NBC News interviewed Dr. David Hayes-Bautista, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, about the health needs of the Latino population in the United States, expected to total more than 1 in 5 of American seniors by 2060.
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June 18, 2021
Reuters Health interviewed Dr. Jack Needleman, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor and chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management, about research that found mean out-of-pocket spending for maternal and newborn hospitalizations among privately insured families was $3,068, and spending was greater than $5,000 for one in six deliveries.
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June 17, 2021
Xinhua interviewed Dr. Zuo-Feng Zhang, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health distinguished professor of epidemiology and associate dean for research, about the potential risks of new variants of COVID-19.
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June 10, 2021
Dr. Chandra Ford, founding director of the UCLA FSPH Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health and professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, was interviewed by UCLA Magazine about her work addressing racism as a public health issue. To achieve equity in public health, Dr. Ford says it is necessary to value all individuals and populations equally and to address power imbalances that prevent everyone from being healthy.
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June 9, 2021
The Wall Street Journal interviewed Dr. Shira Shafir, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health associate professor of epidemiology and community health sciences, about whether changes in state-level reporting could leave public-health leaders with blind spots as new variants of the coronavirus circulate and many parts of the world battle rising cases.

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