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May 19, 2021
The Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Pouran D. Faghri, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of environmental health sciences, about how employers should involve their workers in return-to-work decisions. Also quoted was Dr. Yifang Zhu, professor of environmental health sciences and senior associate dean for academic programs.
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May 18, 2021
Smithsonian quoted Dr. Steven Horvath, UCLA Fielding School professor of human genetics and biostatistics, about epigenetic analysis, which allows researchers to determine an individual’s age relative to the maximum lifespan of its species.
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May 17, 2021
The Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Chandra Ford, founding director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health and professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, about answering individuals’ questions about the vaccines.
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May 16, 2021
PBS interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, for the flagship “Common Ground” program as part of a panel that included Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical advisor to President Joe Biden
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May 14, 2021
The Guardian interviewed Aleta Sprague, a legal analyst with the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health's WORLD Policy Analysis Center, about prospects for increased gender equity being approved by a pending constitutional assembly in Chile.
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May 7, 2021
Reuters Health quoted Dr. Michael Ong, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, about a study that found individuals exposed to secondhand smoke are more likely to develop oral cancers than those who do not have this exposure.
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May 6, 2021
UCLA Health interviewed Dr. Gilbert Gee, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, about the toll that racism and related trauma have on the mental health of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.
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May 6, 2021
Scientific American quoted Dr. Ninez Ponce, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management and director of the Fielding School’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research, in an opinion piece about the pandemic’s impact on Asian American and Pacific Islanders in the U.S.
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May 5, 2021
The Los Angeles Times interviewed Dr. Chandra Ford, founding director of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health and professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences, about how best to reach vaccine-hesitant people, including friends and family.
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May 3, 2021
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, part of the National Institutes of Health, published a commentary by Dr. Gilbert Gee, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, about his research, published in the American Journal of Public Health.

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