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UCLA: Announces New Faculty Members

Since January 2019, the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health has welcomed thirteen new members to its five academic departments. Learn more below about their research interests, academic background and areas of expertise.

Department of Biostatistics

Dr. Zhe Fei, assistant professor-in-residence
Dr. Fei develops statistical methods to analyze big data and has applied these methods to data related to cancer survival, epigenetics and aging, and quality measures for health care providers. He is part of several research collaborations, including one with the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and the Los Angeles Unified School District that aims to improve the mental health of students in Los Angeles.

Department of Community Health Science

Dr. Jennifer Wagman, assistant professor
Dr. Wagman collaborates with researchers at the Rakai Health Sciences Program in Uganda to investigate intimate partner violence, hazardous alcohol use and human immunodeficiency (HIV) infection. She also leads UC Speaks Up, a project aimed at preventing sexual assault and dating violence on three University of California campuses, and is director of Violence Prevention Research with the UC Global Health Institute Women’s Health, Gender and Empowerment Center of Expertise. In California and Louisiana, she is partnering with researchers and scientists from Tulane University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local public health departments to understand and respond to the rise of congenital syphilis. $5 deposit online casino nz

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