Category: health care

My Body, My Health: Young Women Planning Ahead

March 19, 2017

by Rosario Rico, MPH, Research and Program Manager, The L.A. Trust Do you remember how old you were when you started thinking of starting your own family? For many people they know it’s after college.  For others, it may be sooner than that. Regardless of when people see themselves starting a family, it’s important for people […]

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Esteemed Board Member Dr. Hal Slavkin to Receive Prestigious ADEA/Gies Award

December 4, 2015

Dr. Hal Slavkin, The L.A. Trust Board member and secretary has been selected by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) to receive a 2016 Gies Award recognizing individuals and organizations that exemplify the highest standards in oral health, dental education, research, and leadership.

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School Based Wellness Centers in Action

July 16, 2015

July 16, 2015 — By Keren Mahgerefteh As we found a spot to park on a sunny July afternoon, my fellow interns and I crowded into the Jefferson Wellness Center in South Los Angeles.  This Wellness Center is  located on the Jefferson High School campus and is affiliated with South Central Family Health Center.  I was […]

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Moving the Needle on Mobility through Medical Care

July 15, 2015

July 15, 2015 — By Haley Petersen If you are born poor in Los Angeles, the chances that you will escape systemic poverty are extremely low. Los Angeles is among the top urban areas where children “face the worst odds” at achieving upward social mobility, according to a recent study conducted by Harvard and Berkeley […]

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