In an opinion piece published in The Hill, distinguished professor of health policy and management Dr. Jonathan Fielding addresses the need for increased investment in our nation’s infectious disease safety net and for global stakeholders to collaborate and fight this disease and others that will inevitably follow.
The Los Angeles Times quoted UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Gerald Kominski in a column about the potential for health care cost savings under a Medicare for All or similar public option, and the complexities of discussing the idea.
The New York Times interviewed Dr. David Eisenman, professor of community health sciences at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, for an article about how travelers should respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Journal of the American Medical Association’s “Current” podcast featured an interview with UCLA Fielding School of Public Health adjunct professor and alumnus Dr. Zunyou Wu, chief epidemiologist of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), about the COVID-19 public health campaign in China.
PBS’ Amanpour & Co. broadcast an interview with UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor Gilbert Gee about bias against Asians and Asian-Americans as a reaction to the COVID-19 outbreak, and how that ties into pseudoscience.
Yahoo News interviewed UCLA Fielding School of Public Health epidemiologist Dr. Robert Kim-Farley for a story on the release from quarantine of 195 Americans evacuated from Wuhan, China, who had spent the past two weeks in quarantine at a Riverside County air force base.
China Philanthropist interviewed Dr. Zuo-Feng Zhang, a professor of epidemiology and associate dean for research at the UCLA Fielding School of Public health, on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and the test that China’s public health system faces.
The Washington Post referenced Generation Xchange, the work of UCLA Fielding School of Public Health epidemiologist Teresa Seeman. The intergenerational program brings older adults into elementary schools to help children with reading and behavioral skills.