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June 12, 2020
Nearly six thousand viewers have tuned in to watch the 2020 UCLA Fielding School of Public Health Class of virtual commencement ceremony.
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June 12, 2020
Thomas Rice, distinguished professor of health policy and management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services for mentoring his students.
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June 12, 2020
National Geographic interviewed Yifang Zhu, professor of environmental health sciences and associate dean for academic programs at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, about the potential impact of the quadrupling of the number of oil tankers anchored offshore from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in April because of the pandemic.
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June 12, 2020
Class of 2020 graduate Consuela Abotsi-Kowu has been recognized with the Korn Scholars Award as an outstanding graduating student at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
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June 11, 2020
Gilbert Gee, professor of community health sciences, and Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology and director of the FSPH Center for Global and Immigrant Health, published a commentary in the AJPH on racism in the context of COVID-19 and what actions can be taken to stop it.
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June 8, 2020
Heads of academic units at UCLA, including Chandra Ford, Fielding School associate professor of community health sciences and director of the Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health, published an open letter renewing their commitment to ensuring their research, teaching and service work toward a just future.
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June 4, 2020
Dr. David Eisenman, professor of community health sciences, Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology; and Dr. Jonathan Fielding, distinguished professor-in-residence of health policy and management, signed an open letter along with public health experts from across the University of California calling on law enforcement to curb the use of chemical agents on crowds.
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June 4, 2020
A child of immigrants, Melissa Rios learned early on how ‘education, poverty and health are inextricably linked’. Rios is a class of 2020 graduate with a dual degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
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June 4, 2020
The New York Times quoted Frederick Zimmerman, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, in a commentary about poverty being a leading indicator of mortality in the pandemic.
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June 3, 2020
STAT interviewed Vickie Mays, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, on how African-Americans deal with the realities of racism and the pandemic.

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