Department of Health Policy and Management

Spotlight

Study by Dr. Ninez Ponce earns spot in "Editor's Pick" Top 10 Health Affairs studies in 2015

Dr. Ninez Ponce, professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, was featured as an author of one of Health Affairs' top 10 publications in 2015.

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Dr. Alex Ortega takes part in Aspen Challenge 2015

During his talk, Dr. Alex Ortega, FSPH professor of Health Policy and Management, called on Los Angeles high school students to help educate fellow community members about the impact of public health in their lives.

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Dr. Vickie Mays: reappointed U.S. House representative, National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Vickie Mays, professor of health policy and management in the Fielding School of Public Health and of psychology in the UCLA College, has been reappointed by U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner to a second four-year term as the House representative to the federal advisory committee of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics.

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Dr. Nady Pourat: chosen to head Health Economics and Evaluation Research Program as Director

Nadereh Pourat, the director of research at the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and a professor in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, has also been appointed director of the Center's Health Economics and Evaluation Research Program, effective January 1, 2015.

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Dr. Jack Needleman, Department Chair of Health Policy and Management

Jack Needleman, professor of health policy and management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has been named to the Fred W. and Pamela K. Wasserman Chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management as chair of the department.

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