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Dr. Arthur Winer and Dr. Yifang Zhu from the Department of Environmental Health Sciences along with Dr. Suzanne Paulson from the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science used fixed-site monitors to demonstrate that air quality improved significantly as a result of a substantial decrease in traffic during the 2011 closure of the I-405 freeway. 

Many students both past and present from the Department of Environmental Heatlh Sciences were prominently feature in the latest FPSH Magazine. The issue is dedicated to students: their path to FSPH,  their leadership roles and thier impact. 

View an electronic copy of the magazine here

 

Jessica CamachoThe department congratulates Jessica Camacho on her most recent achivement. 

Jessica Camacho, a graduate student in the Molecular Toxicology interdepartment program, has been awarded the 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program Fellowship (GRFP).  

 Dr. Hilary GodwinDr. Hilary Godwin, professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability was awarded the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Godwin is one of six recipients to be awarded one of the highest honors bestowed by the Academic Senate Committee on Teaching. 

On Tuesday, April 8, 2014 a group of students enrolled in Dr. Richard Jackson’s course EHS 208 “Built Environment and Health,” walked through Westwood Village to analyze the built environment and how it relates to health. 

Tyler Watson, 1st year student in the EHS Doctoral Program, and Richard J. Jackson, professor and chair, submitted a letter to the Los Angeles Times in response to the article "Garcetti makes new L.A River pitch." Their letter was published in the Opinion sectio of the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, April 16.

   Alan Chen, an MPH student in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award for his service and contributions to the UCLA Office of Environment, Health & Safety.

 Oliver Hankinson, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and of Environmental Health Sciences, and Director of the Doctoral Program in Molecular Toxicology has been elected  Fellow of the American Association for the Advacement of Science (AAAS).  The election is in acknowledgement of his distinguisehd efforts to advance science applications.

John Froines, PhD has once again been recognized for his outstanding efforts in occupation and environmental health research and advocacy.  The Collegium Ramazzini has awarded him the prestigious 2013 Ramazzini Award.  The award was conferred in Capri, Italy by the Mayor on October 26, 2013 during the

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