CHS Spotlight Archive

Posted on September 9, 2015

PhD Candidate Elizabeth Evans was an invited speaker for a HuffPost Live discussion addressing Hillary Clinton's $10B plan to fight addiction.

Posted on August 31, 2015

​D. Imelda Padillo-Frausto, CHS PhD student and Graduate Student Researcher at UCLA CHPR was featured in their recent interview, "Three Questions for the Expert". Her recent study found that 772,000 California seniors are struggling to make ends meet. In the brief interview, Padilla-Frausto discusses how changes to a household can make it more vulnerable, the hardest-hit among the hidden poor, and the importance of supplementing Social Security.

Posted on August 27, 2015

Dr. Ondine von Ehrenstein has been appointed Associate Director of the UCLA Blum Center on Poverty and Health in Latin America

Posted on July 15, 2015

Alumna Jennifer Jee-Lyn Garcia (PhD 14) and PhD candidate Mienah Zulfacar Sharif co-authored the article “Black Lives Matter: A Commentary on Racism and Public Health” featured in the June 2015 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.

Posted on July 8, 2015

New CHS faculty member Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez has just published a new study, "Twentieth Century Surge of Excess Adult Male Mortality" on why men don’t live as long as women, in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Posted on June 8, 2015

A study led by CHS & HPM professor James Macinko finds that Brazil’s primary care approach has made rapid progress toward universal coverage.

Posted on April 10, 2015

Congratulations Jacob Beckerman for being one of the two grand prize winners of the 2015 Breslow Student Writing Competition!

Posted on March 24, 2015

Dr. Dorian, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Associate Director of the MPH-HP Program, and Principal of the Rose and Alex Pilibos School, was named "Educator of the Month" by the LA Lakers Organization, selected among thousands of elementary, middle, and high school educators in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Posted on March 23, 2015

Ibrahim will be honored with the 2015 UCLA Award for Community Service, one of UCLA's highest honors, for her dedication to improving the health of low-income families in Los Angeles.

Posted on March 19, 2015

First year MPH student Jacob Beckerman is the Community Health Sciences finalist for the 2015 FSPH Student Writing Competition