La Opinión covered a new study led by Arturo Vargas Bustamante, associate professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health. According to the study, more Latinos in California reported having health insurance and a usual source of care after the Affordable Care Act’s major provisions were implemented.
WIRED cited research from the WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health in an article about Microsoft’s new policy requiring that companies that supply it with subcontractors offer the subcontractors paid parental leave.
A team of researchers at UCLA was recently awarded a $2.8 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Development to test an obesity prevention program in about 60 preschools in Los Angeles.
Leah Vriesman, associate adjunct professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, has been named the 2018 Faculty Member of the Year by the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.
Karen Díaz and Teniope Adewumi-Gunn, both students at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, are 2018 recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, a program of the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.
In his latest op-ed for The Hill, Dr. Jonathan Fielding, professor-in-residence of health policy and management, states that the U.S. leadership needs to actively support breastfeeding, both in domestic and international health policy making.
FSPH’s Anne Rimoin, associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology, was quoted in a Voice of America article about her and the UCLA-DRC Health Research and Training Program’s efforts to improve response to Ebola outbreaks and prevent future outbreaks of Ebola and other infectious diseases.
KPCC interviewed Chandra Ford, associate professor of community health sciences and director of the Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, about how assumptions about race can influence research.
Michael Jerrett, professor and chair of environmental health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, was quoted in a Fresno Bee article about the health impact of breathing a combination of wildfire smoke and ozone.