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'UCLA Innovates' with Dr. Molly Joel Coye

  • Published Nov 15, 2010 8:15 AM

Dr. Molly Joel Coye, the UCLA Health System's new innovation officer, was getting her master's degree in Chinese history when she had the epiphany that led her to become a medical doctor.

"When I studied China, one of the most impressive accomplishments was how they used community organizing and community health campaigns to eliminate some of the most terrible infectious diseases," Coye said. "That got me interested in community health and preventive health."

Read 'UCLA Innovates' with former state health director in UCLA Today