A Well-Earned Honor

Dear Bruin Community: While these have been somewhat dark and difficult times for everyone, I wanted to take a moment to share some light in the form of good news: UCLA was just ranked the No. 1 public university in the nation for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report. Each of you…

Delivering on a Public University’s Mission with Contact Tracing Training

“As a public research institution, UCLA is committed to enhancing the lives of California’s citizens. In this particular instance, it’s a real concrete example of how we’re coming together with the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA to really fulfill that need.” – Eric A. Bullard Dean, Continuing Education & UCLA Extension Read More…

I Enrolled in a Coronavirus Contact Tracing Academy

“…Eric Bullard, Dean of Continuing Education and UCLA Extension, told me that the $8.7 million project, which is being funded by the California Department of Public Health, will ramp up to train 3,000 new contact tracers per week from now through the beginning of July.” – WIRED, May 15, 2020 Read More Photo credit: Henrik…

Dr. Alina Dorian Explains the Importance of Contact Tracing

Health experts believe contact tracing is key to stopping the spread of the coronavirus. It involves tracking down people who have tested positive for the virus and asking them a series of questions. Alina Dorian, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health,…