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…

UCLA Establishes COVID-19 Pandemic Response Training Program

LOS ANGELES, CA – A team at UCLA is training thousands of individuals across the state in public health techniques and strategies, including contact tracing, case investigation, and administration, in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The training program — co-led by the California Department of Public Health (CADPH), UC San Francisco (UCSF), and…

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,…