Our Department's faculty are actively engaged in progressive health services research across a wide breadth of topics, examining issues and finding solutions to critical health care problems locally, nationally and globally, and producing research that influences management practices. Their efforts have a significant impact on policies and programs that improve access, quality and health.
These Centers improve applied research, knowledge, and practice. They are the home of rigorous research activity and provide the opportunity for students to collaborate with researchers in the field, as well as leaders in the field to explore critical issues in the management of healthcare organizations.
The Center for Cancer Prevention and Control Research is a joint program of the Fielding School of Public Health and the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA. Since its inception in 1976, the Center has been nationally and internationally recognized for its pioneering work in cancer prevention and control research.
The UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families & Communities provides children with the best opportunities for health and well-being, and the chance to assume productive roles within their families and communities.
The UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity (formerly Center to Eliminate Health Disparities) is based in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and was established in 2004 to address the increasing disparities in health status and health care in the United States.
The WORLD Policy Analysis Center engages in a rigorous research process to gather and transform massive quantities of legal and policy data into the quantifiable, accessible, user-friendly resources found on this website, including interactive maps, tables, and downloadable datasets. With an international, multilingual, and multidisciplinary team, WORLD works to carefully select and analyze the best global sources of information to minimize errors. In addition, WORLD analyzes this data to identify effective policies and laws, publish original research, and offer evidence-based policy recommendations. Through partnerships with organizations around the globe, WORLD aims to translate its global policy data into community- and country-level improvements.