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For full media coverage of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, please visit our News Archive.

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March 18, 2021
STAT interviewed Dr. Gilbert Gee, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of community health sciences, about placing the murders of eight people in Atlanta, six of them Asian, at the intersection of several public health crises, including racism.
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March 17, 2021
Dr. Matthew Mimiaga, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, co-authored a research piece in the journal The Lancet on the HIV epidemic in this population, evaluating a resilience-based psychosocial intervention.
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March 16, 2021
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health scholar Liqiao (Vicky) Li was chosen for the first-ever American Association for Aerosol Research Lecture Series.
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March 15, 2021
Medium published a two part series examining health inequalities illustrated by the pandemic response, co-written by Dr. Chandra Ford, founding director of the FSPH’s Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice & Health and professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences.
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March 15, 2021
The Washington Post interviewed Dr. David Hayes-Bautista, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of health policy and management, about research that Latinos’ reduction in life expectancy due to the pandemic has been more than three times the loss experienced by the White population.
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March 11, 2021
VICE interviewed Dr. Shira Shafir, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health associate professor of epidemiology and community health sciences, about the CDC’s new guidelines for post-vaccination activities.
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March 11, 2021
STAT interviewed Dr. Randall Kuhn, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health associate professor of community health sciences, about research into whether a 32% increase in homeless deaths in Los Angeles County in March may be connected to the pandemic.
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March 11, 2021
CNBC interviewed Joana Fernandez Nuñez, a UCLA Fielding School of Public Health graduate student (MSW-MPH, Community Health Sciences) working for the Fielding School's COVID-19 Virtual Training Academy, in a story about college students working as contact tracers and in contact tracing training programs.
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March 11, 2021
The Progressive published an op-ed by Myrella Gonzalez, a UCLA Fielding School of Public Health graduate student (MSW-MPH, Community Health Sciences), on the need for reform of the federal detention system for immigrants.
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March 10, 2021
Dr. Ellen Alkon, professor emeritus in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health whose career as a public health specialist mirrored the growth of the discipline in the latter half of the Twentieth Century, has died. She was 84.

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