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- Alvin Toffler, Powershift

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Three UCLA Students Receive Toffler Scholar Awards

Cynthia Beard, Lara Yoon, and Catherine Psaras have earned the Toffler Scholar Award. These three students from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health were chosen through a competitive submission process led by the epidemiology department.

Alzheimer’s Disease in Women

Former Toffler Scholar Dr. Elizabeth Rose Mayeda was part of the team that presented research that begins to give us insight into why Alzheimer's disease affects more women than men and why the disease seems to progress more quickly in women's brains.

Effectiveness of Masks in Reducing COVID-19 Spread

Dr. Yifang Zhu, a professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and associate dean for academic programs at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, found that even simple cloth masks provide significant protections against COVID-19 transmission.

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