Over four decades at UCLA, Dr. Torrens has created and nurtured a community that cares deeply about health care. The Paul Torrens Health Forum at UCLA is a fitting legacy for a man who has done so much for so many.

Dr. Paul Torrens: A Tribute from UCLA School of Public Health on Vimeo.

On the evening of October 24, 2013, Dr. Needleman hosted "Dinner for 10" at his home. In attendance were a select few health policy & management students and Tom Priselac, President and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System. 


Congratulations to our MPH students Michelle Keller and Allison Mangiaracino, who have taken home 2 of the 10 annual David A. Winston Policy Scholarshipsfrom AUPHA.   The Program recognizes student excellence and achievement based upon the student’s record and recommendations from faculty as well as evidence of their commitment to health policy.  Each scholarship includes a trip to DC in the Fall for a 2-day health policy symposium.

Rachel Hornstein, winner of the Molina Healthcare Essay award, has also been awarded the 2013 Scholarship Award from the Women in Health Administration organization. The award is given annually to “a current graduate student who has demonstrated a commitment to advancing the future of health care.”  The award citation reads,


May 9, 2013

In honor of National Nurses Week, we’ve nominated a May Man of the Month who has focused his research on improving the work environment for nurses… the Disruptive Woman twist, he isn’t a nurse!

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