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April 20, 2015| Dr. Laura Erskine

Last week, HPM students continued UCLA’s streak of fantastic showings at healthcare management case competitions! A team including HPM students Caitlyn Penny (MBA-MPH) and Kumar Ghandi (MD-MPH) won the Second Annual Cleveland Clinic Case Competition by impressing Cleveland Clinic executives with their strategy for Cleveland Clinic Florida. Their strategic plan, which included doubling down on reputation and success in integrated care, impressed the judges with its specificity and solid financial analysis.

Specifically aimed for MS and PhD students, HPM 424 will teach you to conceptualize and write a fundable reserach proposal and to understand different funding mechanisms and the grant review process. This course will be taught by Drs. Roshan Bastani and Emmeline Chuang. For specific questions, email the instructors at: bastani@ucla.edu or emchuang@ucla.edu. 

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 In its coverage of Apple's new slate of health research apps, NBC News featured "Share the Journey," an app developed in partnership with the Fielding School's Dr.

We are always proud of students, but we would like to take a moment to especially recognize some students who will be starting Administrative Fellowships after graduation.
Congratulations and we wish you the best of luck! 

Lindsay Flacks
Kaiser Permanente Southern California
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dean Emeritus Linda Rosenstock and Fielding School alumna Jessica Allia Williams, PhD '13, co-wrote a commentary in the American Journal of Public Health underscoring the adverse impact of income inequality on people’s health.
Capitol Public Radio interviewed Health Policy and Management assistant professor Dr. Dylan Roby about Californians who live near the state’s border and the difficulties they face when seeking out-of-state healthcare.
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Children of Latino melanoma survivors are just as likely as children of non-Latino white survivors to have experienced sunburn in the past year, according to a study by FSPH associate professor Dr.

Linda Rosenstock, dean emerita of the Fielding School of Public Health, was recently named an Open Society Foundation International Scholar. This fellowship has partnered her with students from An-Najah National University in Nablus, West Bank, to promote cross-cultural exchange.

Rosenstock met with students to discuss bioethics in medicine and research in the university library’s “American Corner” — a space dedicated to cultural understanding through conversation.

The Affordable Care Act aims to move the nation toward universal coverage. But Fielding School experts point out that for some immigrants, basic, quality health care is no closer to becoming a reality.

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