The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law is holding a dance at the Edison club in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday to raise money and awareness in support of transgender health, research and rights. Part of the proceeds will go toward adding gender identity questions to the California Health Interview Survey (CHIS), as … [ Read full post ]
‘health disparities’ Archive
Sunday: “T-Dance” supports transgender research and California Health Interview Survey data collectionFriday, June 5th, 2015
RWJF Center for Health Policy awards grant for study on the undocumented, state policies and health outcomesMonday, June 1st, 2015
Associate Center Director Steven P. Wallace and Graduate Student Researcher Maria-Elena Young, and Faculty Associate Michael Rodriguez authored a report in April that assessed the variation in states’ policies — and their implementation of national policies – that could affect the health and well-being of undocumented immigrants. The report found California had the most … [ Read full post ]
At an April 7 forum in Washington D.C. organized by the journal Health Affairs, Associate Center Director Ninez Ponce will describe how socio-economic forces are restricting access to a cutting-edge genomic test for breast cancer patients, potentially increasing the disparity in health outcomes between the wealthy and the poor.
Ponce’s discussion will be based
Noon seminar today! Nadereh Pourat on “Undocumented Immigrants Eligible for DACA/DAPA: Who Are They?”Monday, March 30th, 2015
In this first of the Center’s 2015 Health Policy Seminar Series, Nadereh Pourat, the Center’s director of research, will discuss the findings of a study released March 26 on the health insurance status and characteristics (including age, income level and work status) of eligible California immigrants.
Pourat will also examine the potential effect
Associate Center Director Ninez Ponce and Center Faculty Associate Marjorie Kagawa-Singer are guest editors of the AAPI Nexus Journal’s special issue on federally qualified health centers. The issue looks back on 50 years of federally qualified community health centers, their service to Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander communities, and their value to … [ Read full post ]
Is the Affordable Care Act working? Center Director Gerald Kominski answered with a qualified “yes” during a discussion with Anna Gorman, senior reporter with Kaiser Health News, at the 2015 California Health Journalism Fellows reception Sunday.
Kominski said that, like Medicare, the ACA was a compromise. While the law has resulted in many good steps … [ Read full post ]