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From the Autumn/Winter 2015 Magazine

FSPH student Imelda Padilla-Frausto
After living through her family’s struggles with lack of information and services, an FSPH doctoral student contributes to improved mental health policies.

From the Spring/Summer 2015 Magazine

Composite of two images with Teni Adewumi and Ana Mascareñas
They were born thousands of miles apart and raised in different cultures, but Ana Mascareñas and Teni Adewumi both saw toxic environments affecting their communities and are now determined to make things right.

From the Autumn/Winter 2014 Magazine

Two women looking at products in the aisle of a grocery store.
Taking very different tacks, Tabashir Nobari and Mirna Troncoso Sawyer are painting a more detailed portrait of the factors that place immigrant families at risk for obesity, pointing the way toward strategies that could be effective in combatting the phenomenon.
Montage of family photos from six students featured in this article
Six first-year MPH students describe how their childhood experiences shaped their dreams and brought them to the Fielding School.

From the Spring/Summer 2014 Magazine

Seven small photos of student smiling.
For these Fielding School students, the decision to pursue an MPH is intensely personal.
Student Amy Zaycek shaking hands with President Obama
The military has brought vastly different experiences for three current Fielding School students and a 2013 graduate, all of whom are committed to serving communities through public health.
Student Adam Cohen with cartoon bubble that reads 'Creative License' holding ipad showing stick figure illustrations
Ideally situated in the world’s entertainment capital, the Fielding School prepares artistically inclined students to captivate audiences with public health messages.
Alison Winje
As a White House intern, Alison Winje brought her public health perspective to the administration's response to the West, Texas, fertilizer plant explosion.
Claire Dillavou
Immunization campaigns save lives but create environmental concerns, particularly in low-income countries. Claire Dillavou offers a potential solution.

From the Autumn/Winter 2013 Magazine

A young man named Paul Camarena at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
Through his internship testing the effectiveness of text messaging to inform migrant workers about pesticide safety, Paul Camarena witnessed the potential for collaboration between state agencies and local organizations to engage communities.


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