Immigrant Health at the Border and Beyond

May 29, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Paul Torrens Health Forum at the UCLA School of Public Health

Immigration has recently been at the forefront of a complex national debate. What are the public health implications of current immigration policies? How does immigration affect the health of different groups living near the border region? In this Paul Torrens Health Forum, we’ll explore how immigration impacts public health with experts from policy, clinical practice, and advocacy. 


Wednesday, May 29, 6:00-8:00 pm PDT
6:00-6:30 pm: Networking and Light Refreshments
6:30-8:00 pm: Program
Laurie and Steven C. Gordon
Neuroscience Research Building Auditorium, UCLA
635 Charles E. Young Drive South, Los Angeles
(New name, same location)
Adam Richards, MD, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine & Health Services Research
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Board Member
Physicians for Human Rights
Almas Sayeed, JD
Deputy Director of Programs
California Immigrant Policy Center 
Samuel Stratton, MD, MPH
Senior Program Analyst
Orange County Health Care Agency
Adjunct Professor
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Maria-Elena Young, PhD, MPH
Research Scientist, Center for Health Policy Research
UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow
UC Merced


To RSVP (only if attending in person): please click HERE.

Online: to join the livestream on Wednesday, May 29, please visit HERE. Please note that the program begins at 6:30 pm PDT.

Getting to UCLA:
  • By Bike: For a detailed map of routes, racks, and repair station locations, visit HERE.
  • By Bus: For public transportation information, visit HERE.
  • By Car: Motorists must purchase a parking permit ($12) from the Information kiosk on Westwood Plaza, just north of Charles E. Young Drive South before proceeding to Parking Structure 9. In order to arrive promptly, we strongly recommend that you allow ample time for traffic, picking up your permit, and finding parking.