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Posted on December 17, 2013

Twelve students from Carson High School’s Academy of Medical Arts volunteered to conduct a walkability assessment of the streets, sidewalks, and intersections in the area surrounding Carson High...

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CDC Public Health Grand Rounds 

The Public Health Grand Rounds is a monthly webcast created to foster discussion on major public health issues. Each session focuses on key challenges related to a specific health topic, and explores cutting-edge scientific evidence and potential impact of different interventions. The Grand Rounds sessions also highlight how CDC and its partners are already addressing these challenges and discuss the recommendations for future research and practice.

Next Grand Rounds Presentation: "Autism Spectrum Disorder: From Numbers to Know-How," on Tuesday, February 22, 2014 at 1pm, EST

Brown Bag Speaker Series 

Tobacco Crop Substitution: China's First Effort 
Thursday, April 17, Noon-1:00pm PDT, UCLA CHS 53-105
Virginia C. Li, PhD
Professor of Community Health Sciences
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Presented by the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity  
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CANCELLED: Continuing the Conversation Webinar Series 

Childhood Obesity in LA County and Collaborations with WIC 
Thursday, April 10,  Noon-1:00pm PDT 
May C. Wang, DrPH 
Associate Professor 
Department of Community Health Sciences
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health  
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