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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

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Special issue of AAPI Nexus Journal launches today

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

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 ]

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Is the ACA working? A qualified ‘yes,’ Kominski says

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

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 ]

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On the move at Active Living Research conference

Friday, February 27th, 2015

susanbabey2011Sue Babey, senior research scientist at the Center, gave a presentation on adolescent physical activity at the Active Living Research (ALR) conference in San Diego this week and found organizers “practice what they preach,” working in physical activity breaks –  walking, running, volleyball — for conference participants.

Babey’s presentation was titled “Adolescent Physical Activity: … [ Read full post ]

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Feb. 25 lecture: “Immigrant Health: Meeting the Needs”

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ninez Ponce, Director of the UCLA Center for Global and Immigrant Health and Associate Director of the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research (the Center), will moderate a discussion on how linguistic, socio-economic and environmental barriers keep immigrants from accessing quality health care at a UCLA Fielding School [ Read full post ]

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Under one roof: integrating primary and mental health care services

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Primary care doctors and mental health professionals who work in the same location can better care for their shared patients, said Nadereh Pourat, director of the Health Economics and Evaluation Research program at the Center,  in a California Healthline story.  The story is based on a recent study Pourat wrote about integrating the … [ Read full post ]

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