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Seminar today: How the ACA’s repeal will impact Latinos

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

michelle_mcevoy_dotyIn today’s noon seminar, Michelle McEvoy Doty, vice president of survey research & evaluation for The Commonwealth Fund, will examine the likely effect of various proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Latinos, up to 29 percent of whom voted for President Trump. Using data from The Commonwealth Fund’s Biennial … [ Read full post ]

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Jan. 12 legislative briefing in Sacramento: “Breaking the Barriers to Breast Cancer Care: Exploring Policy Options”

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

One in eight women in the country will develop breast cancer. Yet from narrow provider networks to cultural and linguistic obstacles, serious barriers exist for women seeking breast cancer treatment in California.

At this Jan. 12 public legislative briefing in Sacramento, co-sponsored by the California Latino Legislative Caucus, researchers from the UCLA Center for [ Read full post ]

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Sept. 27: “The Presidential Candidates: Their Health Plans”

Friday, September 2nd, 2016
Sept. 27: “The Presidential Candidates: Their Health Plans”

What will health coverage look like under a President Trump? A President Clinton? In a Sept. 27 seminar, Center Director Gerald Kominski will discuss the evolving visions of the presidential candidates’ health plans.

Specifically, Kominski will describe Republican nominee Donald Trump’s idea to replace the Affordable Care Act with block grants to states to … [ Read full post ]

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Dance and support the ‘T’ in CHIS LGBT data & research

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-06-10 at 5.07.25 PMDance, support transgender health data collection, and celebrate honorees Laverne Cox and Shannon Minter at the UCLA Williams Institute’s uniTy 2016 reception Sunday, June 19 at The Edison club in downtown LA.

Proceeds from the fundraiser help support transgender questions in the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) that measure the state’s “T” population and more. … [ Read full post ]

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Today: “On the Road to Diabetes? A Look at High Prediabetes Rates in California”

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

Nearly ten percent of the adult population in California has diabetes but how many more have conditions that presage the onset of diabetes? How can the path towards diabetes be reversed? And what is the likely effect of the population with prediabetes on the future of California’s health and budget?

In today’s seminar, Susan H. [ Read full post ]

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Today! Seminar on the ‘Hidden Poor’

Friday, February 26th, 2016

”Health and Well-Being of the Hidden Poor: How the Federal Poverty Level Overlooks Economically Insecure Older Californians” 

How can California policymakers accurately assess economic need, especially for vulnerable seniors? In today’s seminar, part of the Center’s ongoing Health Policy Seminar Series, Associate Center Director Steven P. Wallace will share the latest findings from the … [ Read full post ]

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