CHS Spotlight Archive

Posted on April 8, 2014

Professor Emerita Virginia Li's letter to the LA Times editor was published this weekend addressing why so much food is wasted at LAUSD.

Posted on April 7, 2014

PhD Candidate Mirna Troncoso featured in the Scholar's Corner of last December's Hispanic Outlook Magazine issue. The piece describes Troncoso's research and experience as an American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Graduate Fellow.

Posted on April 4, 2014

This event will explore how transmedia storytelling is being used to engage and educate Latino youth in reproductive health issues and is geared toward those working on health, social, environmental and educational issues, whether through nonprofits, public agencies, universities or other groups that want to change the world for the better.

Posted on March 21, 2014

Stajura was one of UCLA's two graduate student representatives for the 2014 UC Graduate Research Day which showcases the UC's research mission, achievements of graduate students, and the impact of graduate education on the economy and future of California to state legislators.

Posted on March 13, 2014

From more than 200 thoughtful and inspirational testimonials from members that confirm and support the value of RDN services, the winner of the sec

Posted on March 7, 2014

Professor Emeritus Snehendu Kar was recently awarded a Fulbright-Nehru Distinguished Chair award for pursing his work in India.

Posted on March 3, 2014

Dr. May Wang was interviewed at KPCC Southern California Public Radio on Feb 26 regarding the drop in preschool-aged child obesity rates.

Posted on February 7, 2014

Chandra Ford, Assistant Professor, was recently selected by the Institute for Alternative Futures as one of six awardees of the Kaiser Permanente Burch Minority Leadership Development Program. The program provides a two-year health policy leadership development award.

Posted on January 28, 2014

Michael Prelip has agreed to serve as the new Associate Dean for Practice Across the Life Course beginning April 1, 2014. As Associate Dean, he will be responsible for all FSPH efforts to enhance public health practice opportunities for students, faculty and alumni.

Posted on January 23, 2014

Influencing National Health Programming in Afghanistan
In 2007, Salke began the Male Involvement in Family Planning Program through FHA. This program trained male health providers to promote and expand family planning and contraceptive use among their male patients in rural areas. Informing and educating these men on the importance of family planning in reduction of maternal mortality laid the groundwork for them to disseminate the information to rural Afghan men, which ultimately facilitates women’s access to vital health services. Many of the health providers trained had never received any family planning education or training.