In 2018, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70. The UDHR holds the Guiness World Record for the most translated document. On the 70th anniversary of the document, we created a video of students, faculty and staff of the Loma Linda University School of Public Health reading all 30 articles of the declaration in different languages, dialects and accents.
Ronald Mataya, MD, Professor and Program Director of Global Health in the Loma Linda University School of Public Health. Dr. Mataya, shares a little about his experience working with HIV/AIDS over the years for the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day.
The visual picture associated with the mention of the Caribbean includes palm trees, clean beaches and the perfect vacation spot, but unfortunately it is also the location for a high prevalence of overweight/obesity, and diet-related chronic diseases, like diabetes in the English-speaking Caribbean.
We'll be at APHA in San Diego this year with our brand new display! Stop by our booth for a schedule of all students, faculty and alumni presenters from the Loma Linda University School of Public Health. View the PDF schedule below.
Interview with 2018 Alumnus of the Year, Dr. Adam Tahiru from LLUSPH on Vimeo.
Interview by Stephen Sledge, Director of Admissions & Alumni Relations What is your current job title and position?
Public Health, San Bernardino, community
On May 19, 2018, Loma Linda University was recognized by Assemblywoman Eloise Gómez Reyes, a member of the California State Legislature, for leading the 2018 SBC-MORE Health Fair in Highland. This event was an endeavor to increase access to health care and health coverage for the residents of San Bernardino County. Community members were able to enroll in Medi-Cal; obtain information on healthy lifestyle practices; receive screenings for blood pressure, blood glucose, and BMI; and consult with physicians.
Diabetes, Global Health, Research, women's health
Researchers from all over the world collaborated on a literature review and published a paper titled Gestational diabetes mellitus: Case definition & guidelines for data collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data. Kachikis A, et al. Vaccine. 2017.
Public Health, smoking cessation, tobacco research
Dean Helen Hopp Marshak Joins Deans of top SPH's to Sign Statement on the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World
On September 13, 2017, it was announced that Philip Morris International plans to contribute close to $1 billion to fund an organization to be known as the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World.