For immediate release
Washington DC (February 16, 2012) - The UCLA School of Public Health announced today that it has received a gift valued at $50 million from Dr. Jonathan Fielding, Partnership for Prevention’s immediate past Board of Directors chairman. Dr. Fielding is the director of public health for Los Angeles County and one of the world’s leaders in public health and prevention. The gift ensures the long-term financial health of the newly renamed UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health.
According to Partnership’s president, Jud Richland, “Dr. Fielding’s contribution to UCLA is certainly stunning. For those who know Jonathan, though, that he would make such a gift is entirely consistent with his spectacular generosity and his passion for public health.”