Health Care Reform from the Nation to the Neighborhood

PUBLIC HEALTH MAGAZINE – SPRING 2008

Health Care Reform from the Nation to the Neighborhood
Members of the School community work to repair the U.S. health care system at the national, state, and community level | PDF

In America’s Salad Bowl, Residents Find Barriers to Care
Researchers at the Center for the Health Assessment of Mothers and Children of Salinas reach out to rural farm workers who have trouble accessing the health care system | PDF

Electronic Medical Records: Will They Improve the Quality of Care?
Electronic medical records can facilitate doctor-patient communication, help physicians and patients monitor health progress, and help people manage their chronic diseases | PDF

Spending Money and Saving Lives: The High Cost of Health Care
Health care costs are spiraling upward. Are consumers getting their money’s worth? The Nicholas C. Petris Center on Health Care Markets & Consumer Welfare keeps watch on the economy of health care | PDF

A Conversation with Mark Horton

The director of California’s new Department of Public Health discusses the states’ health challenges and his plans for the department | PDF

Student Spotlight
Inspired by activist experiences, medical student Monica Ulhee Hahn serves the Asian community | PDF

Alumna Spotlight
Clinic director Barbara Terrazas has dedicated her career to ensuring a health safety net for those in need | PDF

DEPARTMENTS

Dean’s Message: Leading Through Solutions | PDF

Past, Present, Future
Warren Hall’s Green Final Farewell | PDF
A Meeting of the Minds | PDF
Teh-wei Hu: International Leader in Health Care Reform | PDF

Around the School
News and Notes | PDF
Recent Grants and Contracts Awarded | PDF
Kudos! | PDF
Meet the New Faculty: Jennifer Ahern and Rachel Morello-Frosch| PDF

Partners in Public Health
Policy Advisory Council Welcomes Three New Members | PDF
Honor Roll | PDF

Alumni News
President’s Message | PDF
Alumni Notes | PDF

In Memoriam | PDF