Dr. Anne Rimoin, an internationally recognized expert on emerging infections, global health, infectious disease surveillance systems and vaccinations who has been engaged in pandemic preparedness and response work for more than two decades, has been appointed to the newly established Gordon–Levin Endowed Chair in Infectious Diseases and Public Health at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health welcomes nine new faculty members, in four different academic departments, in time for the 2020-2021 academic year.
A team led by UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professors Ninez Ponce and Michael Rodriguez has received a $596,000 grant from the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research to address data gaps about gun use and improve firearms policies.
A sweeping study of 193 countries by the UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center reveals critical gaps in legal protections against discrimination on the job.
Nearly one in four countries continue to have no legal protection from discrimination at work based on race and ethnicity, according to the study, just published in the journal Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
Half of apartment dwellers in Los Angeles report having been exposed to unwanted secondhand smoke in their homes in the last year, and 9 in 10 of them say they favor policies banning smoking from their buildings, a new study by researchers at the Fielding School of Public Health’s UCLA Center for Health Policy Research reveals.
UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health COVID-19 Multilingual Resource Hub to support safety for diverse communities; partnership develops resources for COVID-19 response
A $1 million gift from the Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation will support the UCLA COVID-19 Rapid Response Initiative, a partnership of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
A team at UCLA is training thousands of individuals across the state in public health techniques and strategies, including contact tracing, case investigation, and administration, in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has launched FIELDING FOCUS, a webinar discussion series that has begun with weekly curated conversations addressing public health and COVID-19. In past sessions, we have explored the impact that the current pandemic is having on health care management (April 28) and vulnerable populations (May 5); in this upcoming (May 12) session, on wellness and healthy living. Additional sessions are in the planning stages.
Note: Embargoed until 8 a.m. PDT Monday, May 11, 2020.
Paid Sick Leave a Crucial Weapon During COVID-19 Era and Beyond, UCLA Study Finds. A UCLA analysis of policies in 193 countries shows that gaps in coverage for ill workers put nations’ health and economic security at risk. The research is to be published May 11 in in the journal Global Public Health.
Will our clean air last after COVID-19? UCLA study says it’s possible. Achieving net-zero emissions in California by 2050 can prevent thousands of deaths annually — in every community — researchers say
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has launched FIELDING FOCUS, a webinar discussion series that has begun with weekly curated conversations addressing public health and COVID-19. During upcoming sessions, we will explore the impact that the current pandemic is having on vulnerable populations (May 5) and on wellness and healthy living (May 12). Additional sessions are in the planning stages.
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health will host executives from Cedars-Sinai and Kaiser Permanente and academic experts from UCLA and Arizona State University to discuss COVID-19 & Health Care Management.