Items Tagged ‘featured’

Protect Now to Prevent Damage

August 28, 2019

Protect Now to Prevent Damage

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“As a dermatologist, I diagnose skin cancer multiple times every single day,” says Dr. Emily Newsom, assistant clinical professor at UCLA Division of Dermatology. “We’re promoting our sunscreen dispenser kiosks which are completely free to the public. UCLA Health partnered with the cities of Santa Monica and Malibu, Brightguard and IMPACT Melanoma, which is a […]

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Tags: brightguard, dermatology, Dr Emily Newsom, featured, melanoma, People of UCLA Health, sunscreen, sunscreen kiosks


Each Person Makes a Difference

August 28, 2019

Each Person Makes a Difference

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“We’re a community practice close to home,” declared Ukarjit Kaur, clinic manager of the UCLA Health Burbank Primary & Specialty Care clinic. “I think it’s more effective and more efficient patient care for patients to come here. If you live in the valley you don’t want to go to Westwood for a simple return visit, […]

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Tags: community practice, featured, pcp, People of UCLA Health, primary care, UCLA Health Burbank, ucla health clinic


Free Sunscreen

August 28, 2019

Free Sunscreen

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“I use sunscreen to prevent sunburns,” says Irene Tam, a tourist visiting from Macao. Local residents and visitors alike can enjoy the 50 sunscreen towers in Santa Monica and Malibu. Not pictured, Dr. Emily Newsom, a dermatologist says, “These kiosks, which are completely free to the public, are going to be here through the end […]

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Tags: dermatology, featured, patient story, People of UCLA Health, sun exposure, sun protection, sun protection factor, sunscreen


Appointments and Treatments of a Different Kind for Patients and Families at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital

August 28, 2019

Appointments and Treatments of a Different Kind for Patients and Families at UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital

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UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital patients were treated to a grand-slam spa experience in the first-ever BeYOUtiful Day, hosted by the BeYOUtiful Foundation. Our patients and their families received a number of spa services including haircuts, hair stylings, wig-fittings, nail services, make-up, and more. The five-star experiences were executed by celebrity stylists – including star athletes from […]

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Tags: dodgers, featured, pediatrics, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital


Keeping Families Close As They Heal

August 27, 2019

Keeping Families Close As They Heal

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This summer, UCLA Operation Mend took another step toward removing barriers to care for warriors by giving their children the opportunity to travel to Los Angeles together with their families. Children of patients participating in the intensive treatment program this past July were enrolled in the UCLA Recreation Summer Camp for three weeks, while their […]

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Tags: featured, intensive treatment program, outpatient program, PTSD, TBI, UCLA Operation Mend, veterans, Warrior Care Network, Wounded Veterans, Wounded Warrior Project


Clayton Kershaw and Cody Bellinger Win One for Our Kids!

August 23, 2019

Clayton Kershaw and Cody Bellinger Win One for Our Kids!

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Clayton Kershaw and Cody Bellinger became paddle-masters at the 7th annual PingPong4Purpose, put on by the Kershaw Foundation, dedicated to raising money for important philanthropic causes in Los Angeles and abroad. The team celebrity rosters included the likes of Grammy Award-winning country music artist Brad Paisley, actor Haley Joel Osment, actor and UCLA alumni Jaleel […]

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'Love Coming to Work'

August 19, 2019

‘Love Coming to Work’

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“I’m a fourth-generation physician,” says Dr. Ashley Bateman who practices at the UCLA Health Malibu clinic. “Malibu is a little more isolated so we’re able to offer our patients what we call ‘one-stop shopping. If they get hit in the face with a surfboard, we can do a facial laceration on a Friday afternoon. If […]

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Seeing the Future

August 19, 2019

Seeing the Future

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“Today we’re training all the new department coordinators, or the new volunteers coming in who are hoping to have a bigger position in the Care Extender Program,” says Cheryl Huynh, a volunteer at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. “I have an appreciation for all the new staff, our supervisors, our directors, and our managers. You […]

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Full Attention From Medical Assistant

August 19, 2019

Full Attention From Medical Assistant

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“When a patient walks in we give them all our attention,” says Linda Basulto, a medical assistant in the urology office at the UCLA Health Burbank Primary and Specialty Care clinic. “I love working with patients and I love helping people. In this office, I’ve started to get to know some of the patients who […]

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Improving Hospital Ethos

August 19, 2019

Improving Hospital Ethos

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“My daughter was born with three holes in her heart,” discloses Gregory Vahanian, a member of the Parents Advisory Council and UCLA Health. “After her second birthday, we woke up and she was unconscious. She was diagnosed with AML leukemia and we basically lived at the hospital for the next eight months. A few weeks […]

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Tags: AML leukemia, featured, Parents Advisory Council, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital