Department Highlights

Ebola on the News

Ebola in Uganda

Anne Rimoin, professor of epidemiology and director of the Fielding School's Center for Global and Immigrant Health, was interviewed by BBC World News about the Ebola vaccine and Ebola in Uganda. 


Onyebuchi Arah

‘Societies Have Inequities No Matter How Wealthy They Are’

Public health research has increasingly shown that socioeconomic status (SES) is a strong predictor of one’s health... Reducing these inequities requires a fresh perspective on research and global policy creation, says Onyebuchi Arah, professor of epidemiology at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and affiliated professor of statistics at the university.

Pregnancy-the scientist-news

Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health

Dr. Beate Ritz, professor of epidemiology and environmental health sciences, was quoted in an article by The Scientist about her research findings that pregnant women's exposure to pollutants may adversely affect their babies' health.