Posts Tagged ‘UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’

Seminar recap: Latinos’ significant gains in health coverage at risk under ACA repeal, speaker says

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

mcevoy slide3Latinos saw a 20-percentage-point drop in their uninsurance rate between 2010 and 2016 — the biggest decline of any ethnic group — as millions gained health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, said Michelle McEvoy Doty in a Jan. 24 seminar hosted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and the UCLA Fielding School [ Read full post ]

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Tonight’s seminar: The high cost of cancer therapy

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

FPHforumAn aging population, expensive new specialty drugs, and the availability of improved diagnostic testing have helped drive up the cost of cancer therapies — Are the high-priced treatments worth the investment?

Health experts from the National Pharmaceutical Council, USC, Anthem and Amgen will discuss the issue tonight at the free UCLA Fielding School Health Forum[ Read full post ]

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The Center mourns the passing of Gail G. Harrison, faculty associate

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Gail Harrison DefaultIt is with deep sorrow that the Center announces the passing of Dr. Gail G. Harrison, a faculty associate and distinguished food security scholar and advocate on behalf of at-risk populations, especially low-income women and children. Gail, a professor emeritus in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health’s Department of Community Health Sciences, wrote numerous … [ Read full post ]

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