CHS Spotlight Archive

Posted on June 14, 2016

Congratulations to the Class of 2016! The CHS faculty and staff are proud that you achieved this milestone and we wish you all the best in your public health career!

Posted on March 17, 2016

PhD student Stephanie Ly is the Community Health Sciences finalist for the 2016 FSPH Student Writing Competition

Posted on March 4, 2016

Dr. Ralph Brindis will be inducted into the FSPH 2016 Alumni Hall of Fame at the 42nd Annual Lester Breslow Distinguished Lecture for his outstanding career accomplishments in public health.

Posted on January 13, 2016

A new study by Dr. Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, Assistant Professor, received extensive news coverage worldwide for findings that Mexico’s staggering homicide rate has taken a toll on the mortality rate for men—and it could be even worse than the statistics indicate.

Posted on October 28, 2015

A number of current masters and doctoral students will be presenting at the 2015 APHA Annual Meeting. Learn more about out students' work at

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.