Items Tagged ‘People of UCLA Health’

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


Care everywhere

July 21, 2017

Care everywhere

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“Care everywhere is our goal at UCLA,” says Latreva Zimmons, a clinic supervisor at UCLA Health Pediatrics in West Los Angeles. “Our clinic is just pediatrics. We have five doctors on board, and we see patients from birth all the way to 20 years of age. We service a lot of our UCLA staff, but […]

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Tags: featured, It Begins With U, nurse, paramedic, pediatrics, People of UCLA Health, registered nurse license, UCLA Health Pediatrics in West Los Angeles