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UCLA BRITE Center and UCLA Center for Neighborhood Knowledge Develop Model to Identify Areas That Should Have Priority for Vaccine, and Other COVID-19 Relief

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and save lives, UCLA public health and urban planning experts have developed a predictive model that pinpoints which populations in which neighborhoods of Los Angeles County are most at risk of becoming infected. The researchers hope the new model, which can be applied to other counties and jurisdictions Learn more…

Dr. Mays Speaks to Popular Science Magazine about COVID-19 Vaccine Trials and the Black Community

Columnist Kate Baggaley speaks to Center Director Vickie Mays and other experts about how past mistreatment by the medical community is factoring in to current efforts to recruit African-Americans for COVID-19 vaccination trials and how the current approach to testing the American population may need rethinking.

Q&A: Dr Vickie Mays Answers Questions On The Impact Of COVID-19 On Black Communities

Center Director Vickie Mays sat down with Stuart Wolpert to answer questions on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting Black Americans and her work on a bill requiring better data on the race and ethnicity of people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the interview here. unshaven girl

COVID-19: The Battle to Save Black Lives (Virtual Town Hall)

Center Director Vickie Mays will speak as part of a panel Thursday, April 30, from 12 to 1:30 p.m on the health, economic, and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black communities during a virtual town hall meeting presented by the Minority Health Institute. Other panelists include: Richard Allen Williams, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FACP*President Learn more…

Center Director Vickie Mays Recognized by Colleagues for Service

Dr Vickie Mays was awarded the Academic Senate’s 2020 Senate Service Award for service to the university. Each year the Senate Service Award is given to a faculty member who most demonstrates UCLA’s mission of education, research, and service.

Center Director Vickie Mays Receives Career Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

Center Director Dr. Vickie Mays received the Career Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award from the UCLA Academic Senate for her contributions in research, student development, and community service through research that focuses on women and ethnic minorities and community-based curricula that creates pathways into research and higher education for underrepresented communities. The award Learn more…

BRITE Center Recruiting Koreans Ages 18-19 for Advisory Board Position

BRITE Center research study is seeking Koreans ages 18-19 to serve on our advisory board regarding a study of smoking among Korean youth. If interested in serving on our advisory board, please send us an email with your name and contact information. срочный займ

Seeking African-American Males Ages 18-30

The UCLA BRITE Center is seeking African-American males ages 18-30 to helps us learn more about what happens in the brain when someone treats you badly or unfairly just because you are an African American male. Participants will fill out a questionnaire and perform a short computerized task and will receive $20 in cash as Learn more…

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Bruins stand in solidarity with Mizzou students protesting racist incidents

Hundreds of students, faculty members, staff and alumni rallied in front of Powell Library Thursday afternoon, supporting students at the University of Missouri who are protesting racially charged incidents on their campus. The Afrikan Student Union, which led the rally, and faculty members spoke to a crowd of 200 about the similarities between racial issues Learn more…

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COVID-19: The Battle to Save Black Lives (Virtual Town Hall)

Center Director Vickie Mays will speak as part of a panel Thursday, April 30, from 12 to 1:30 p.m on the health, economic, and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Black communities during a virtual town hall meeting presented by the Minority Health Institute. Other panelists include: Richard Allen Williams, M.D., FACC, FAHA, FACP*President Learn more…

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