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Camp Gibbous

Camp Gibbous/SC Crew offers the following to individuals 15-18 with sickle cell disease:

​Sickle Cell Disease Education

How to build a good social circle

Guidance to navigate through the health care system

Tools for Self Advocacy

How to smoothly transition to an adult provider

College and Career Information

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Utilizing a network of acupuncture clinics for Older Adults

The core of our solution for Older Adults to access needed services and qualified complementary and integrative health (CIH) professionals is to create a centralized database of licensed acupuncturists to coordinate service assignments for patients’ need based on key information in the database, such as clinic locations, specialties, CIH techniques, language, and availability. In the Los Angeles County, the infrastructure ...more »

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Autism Outreach in the Elementary Schools

Children on the autism spectrum are often misunderstood by their fellow students and instructors in the schools. An outreach program would provide autism experts to visit a school, and give teachers, parents and counselors instruction on how to address the needs of this growing population of students. Teachers would be given methods to help the autistic student better adapt to the school day in lessons such as understanding ...more »

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Care on Wheels

Provide perioperative transportation services to visually compromised senior patients at UCLA's Wasserman Stein Eye Institute. Our goal is to improve access to eye care services and reduce delays in clinical interventions due to lack of access to reliable transportation or support networks in the elder community.

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Urban Gardening at the West LA VA: Veteran to Veteran

The restoration of the veteran’s garden is part of the UCLA and the UCLA Student Veterans of America’s long-term goal to provide Los Angeles veterans with an area to grow produce for personal use and entrepreneurial development. At the newly revamped garden location, veterans will learn in how to grow their own food, create a nutritionally balanced meal, and prepare the meal. The development of this garden will allow ...more »

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Let’s Play Outside Again!”

“Let’s Play Outside Again!” will partner with an Early Head Start Program to provide low income families 6 to 8 one-hour play sessions focused on gross motor and/or sport activity to reduce the risk of childhood obesity while strengthening the parent-child interaction. Healthy parent-child interaction is a well-recognized protective factor in the lives of children, especially young children, whose brains and bodies are ...more »

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BrainSPORT Brain Health Pilot

Facilitate safe sport participation, promote brain health and reduce rates of repeat concussions for youth. To promote these objectives, our team is leveraging innovative technologies for increasing youth sport-related concussion reporting in the Los Angeles Community. Through our digital platform, resource limited schools have the ability to more accurately capture concussions.

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See Test Treat: An Inaugural Women’s Wellness Day at Harbor-UCLA

The See Test Treat (STT) program provides a volunteer-driven platform for screening, diagnosis, and consultation for women in underserved populations who may otherwise fall through the cracks of our fragmented healthcare safety network. We plan to launch this program as Harbor-UCLA’s first ever women’s health fair focused on same day cervical and breast cancer screening. Uniquely, this health fair will provide onsite ...more »

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My Community and Me: A Bottom-Up Community-Based Intervention

Our mission is to help people lower their healthcare costs, cultivate happier, healthier and educated communities across Los Angeles through a fully integrated incentivized health program app called Jiff. This program will be fully integrated with social media communities and support in partnership with Facebook and Twitter. Our objectives are to educate community members from kids in Middle School and High School to ...more »

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Physical Therapy for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

A woman's body experiences many physical and biological changes during pregnancy, delivery and postpartum. My vision is to incorporate Physical Therapy with a Pelvic Floor specialist into the routine care of an expecting mother and for her to continue this postpartum. Many women endure various pain and discomfort when pregnant and Physical Therapy can help with providing exercises to condition the body as the baby grows. ...more »

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Bridging the Gap: From High School into Family Medicine

Our goal is to increase the matriculation and retention of high school students at Van Nuys Medical Magnet into higher education and health professional fields (1). Only 24% of underrepresented students who begin college as a science major complete a bachelor's degree in science within six years of college entry, as compared to 40% of their counterparts. We foster leadership and motivation through direct teaching, interactive ...more »

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Reaching Out to the Severely Mentally Ill

We are working with LA County Department of Mental Health (DMH) on a new program, Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT), to reach out and engage severely mentally ill individuals who are not receiving treatment and connect them with services. Our approach is to work holistically with many different members of the community (families, police, treatment providers and county staff) to help this highly vulnerable population. ...more »

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