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Centers and Programs

Students at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health learn from and collaborate with 200 faculty members who are renowned leaders, experts and innovators in our community and at the state, national and international level. Our faculty not only teach tomorrow’s public health practitioners and educators, but they create new knowledge in the field, contribute their expertise to legislators and public health leaders, prevent disease and create programs that save millions of lives worldwide.

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The Biobehavioral Assessment and Research Center (BARC) promotes research on high impact science that the National Institute of Health (NIH) have identified as high-priority areas of public health research. With a team of multi-disciplinary...
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The Bixby Center on Population and Reproductive Health was established in 2001 at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health as the result of a generous gift from the Fred H. Bixby Foundation. The Center has grown since then with the support of...
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The Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research is a joint program of the School of Public Health and the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA. Since its inception in 1976, the Center has been nationally and...
Bringing together experts from a variety of fields, such as environmental health sciences, molecular toxicology, nutrition, and molecular epidemiology, the Center for Environmental Genomics conducts multidisciplinary research and research training...
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"In today’s world health issues have now become globally interconnected."The last several years have seen major transformations in global public health, requiring major expansion and reconstruction of the international public health work force. Many...
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The Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities was established at UCLA in 1995 to address some of the most challenging health and social problems facing children and families.MissionTo improve society’s ability to provide children with...
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COEH is one of 3 state funded programs for research, training, and service in the area of occupational and environmental health.
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The Center for Public Health and Disasters was established in 1997 to address the critical issues faced when a disaster impacts a community. The center promotes interdisciplinary efforts to reduce the health impacts of domestic and international,...
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Leading the nation in conducting rigorous, community-engaged research to identify, investigate and explain how racism and other social inequalities may influence the health of diverse local, national and global populations.
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The UCLA Center for Health Advancement provides enhanced analysis and evidence based information to help policy makers decide which policies and programs can best improve health and reduce health disparities.
The UCLA Center for Health Policy Research is one of the nation's leading health policy research centers and the premier source of health policy information for California.
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The UCLA Center for Prevention Research conducts prevention research that addresses the needs of children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. The Center is a partnership of the UCLA School of Public Health, the UCLA Department of...
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The UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity (formerly Center to Eliminate Health Disparities) was established in 2004 to address the increasing disparities in health status and health care in the United States. The Center conducts community-...
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The WORLD Policy Analysis Center aims to improve the quantity and quality of globally comparative data on policies affecting human health, development, well-being, and equity.