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HPM Student Selected as the Grand Prize Winner for the 2017 Breslow Student Writing Competition

June 12, 2017

HPM student, Veronica Kapoor (MPH '18 candidate) was selected by a panel of distinguished judges as the grand prize winner of $5,000 provided courtesy of the Breslow Student Fellowship Fund. Each of the winners also received $1,000 from Molina Healthcare, which co-sponsored the competitio

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Two HPM Alumni Inducted in the 2017 FSPH Alumni Hall of Fame

June 12, 2017

Two HPM alumni, Dr. Elaine E. Batchlor (MPH '90) and Rachel A. Hornstein (MPH '13), were inducted in the 2017 FSPH Alumni Hall of Fame.

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Recent published works by HPM faculty, March, April, & May 2017

May 30, 2017


Highlights on Health Reform Law

May 24, 2017

One of the most critical issues in Public Health today is the new policy on Health Reform. Keep yourself updated and knowledgeable about the Health Reform Laws by visiting the highlighted websites and links.

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Dr. Gerald Kominski featured in Wallethub's "2017's Best and Worst States for Children's Health Care"

May 01, 2017


Recent published works by HPM faculty, January & February 2017

December 19, 2016

1. Chuang E, *Brunner J, *Mak S, Hamilton A, Canelo I, Darling J, & Yano E. Challenges with implementing a patient-centered medical home model for women veterans. Women’s Health Issues. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1049386716303462

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Two HPM Students Awarded the 2016 David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship

November 30, 2016

The David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship program recognizes excellence and achievement for students in master’s degree programs in health administration, health policy, and public health by providing ten scholarships of $10,000 per year. Winston Scholars also join a one-day symposium on health policy in Washington, DC

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Research led by Dr. Brennan Spiegel on the therapeutic value of virtual reality for patients

November 15, 2016

Cedars-Sinai is conducting new research into the potential therapeutic value of virtual reality for patients. Led by HPM faculty member Dr. Brennan Spiegel, this innovative investigation has the potential to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. To find out more about his work, view this video.

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Dr. Cindy Cain's research offers insight into California's aid-in-dying law

November 01, 2016

A study led by Dr. Cindy Cain, FSPH assistant professor of health policy and management, suggests that the passing of California's aid-in-dying law will not disproportionately affect the poor or vulnerable groups.

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Independent Panel led by Dr. Jonathan Fielding finds that the U.S. needs greater preparation for next severe public health threats

October 30, 2016

Led by UCLA's Dr. Jonathan Fielding, Panel Recommends Actions

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