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UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic, with Homeless Healthcare Collaborative, joins Care Harbor clinic

Eye Exam

March 3, 2022

The UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic was invited to participate by...  Read the full article »

 


UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic (UMEC) was spotlighted by the KTLA 5 community page

Eye exam KTLA5

April 28, 2021

KTLA 5 Community Spotlighting the UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic (UMEC) which provides free vision care and eyeglasses for medically under-resourced communities in LA County..  Read the full article »

 

 


Mobile Eye Clinic Part of New Medical Partnership between UCLA Health and Los Angeles Dodgers

Dr. John Mazziotta, Dr. Robert Cherry, Dave Roberts, Johnese Spisso. UCLA Health and Los Angeles Dodgers partnership

March 26, 2019

For more than 60 years, UCLA Health has provided the best patient care and new research discoveries to improve ... Read the full article »

 

 


More than 300 UCLA health care providers treat the homeless at the Care Harbor free clinic

Care Harbor Free Clinic

UCLA Newsroom, Nov 2019

UCLA volunteers once again provided services at Care Harbor, a three-day clinic for the uninsured and medically under-resourced at the Reef.  Read the full article »

 

 

 


National Award to be presented to Dr. Anne L. Coleman 

Anne L. Coleman, MD, PhD

PRNewswire, Sept 4th, 2019

 In celebration of its 10th Anniversary of helping to establish and promote children's vision programs and services, The National Center for Children's Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) has announced the recipient of the fifth annual "Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children's Vision Award" as Anne L. Coleman, M.D., MPH, UCLA Stein Eye Institute. Read the full article »

 

 


Everything Looks Fuzzy

Everything Looks Fuzzy Book

ReadConmigo.org, Apr 2019

Check out this great book related to vision care from Read Conmigo: Everything Looks Fuzzy, written by UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic staff/volunteers! Read full book »

 

 


Health is a Human Right

Health is a Human Right

UCLA Newsroom, Nov 2018

Patricia Aguilar still remembers the day when a preschooler walked into the UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic where she volunteers.  Read full article »

 


Nearly 200 UCLA volunteers treat the under-resourced at the annual Care Harbor free clinic

Care Harbor

UCLA Newsroom, Oct 2018

The annual event in downtown Los Angeles offers necessary services to those in need. Read full article »

 


UCLA volunteers provide free health care at downtown L.A. mega clinic

LA Mega clinic

UCLA Newsroom, Jan 2018

UCLA volunteers once again provided services at Care Harbor, a three-day clinic for the uninsured and medically under-resourced at the Reef. Read full article »

 


New Mobile Eye Clinic

Mobile Eye Clinic

U News, Dec 2017

The UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic has a new and improved bus, to better serve the community during clinics. Read full article »

 


Free medical clinic attracts thousands to annual event in downtown Los Angeles

Medical Clinic

KABC, Nov 2017 Read full article »

 

 

 


UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic provides exams for preschool, houseless patients

Eye exams for Kids

Daily Bruin, Oct 2017

Clinic ophthalmologists, along with undergraduate and medical student volunteers, visit community centers, churches and shelters for those experiencing housing insecurities shelters in the LA area to provide vision care. Read full article »

 


Care Harbor

Care Harbor

UCLA Newsroom, Feb 2017

Hundreds of UCLA medical and dental staff and students volunteer at free clinic for the underserved and uninsured Read full article »

Photo credit Reed Hutchinson/UCLA


UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic honored for community leadership

Awards

UCLA Newsroom, Feb 2016

The UCLA Mobile Eye Clinic recently earned the 2015 Innovation Award for Community Service from the Los Angeles County Medical Association and the Patient Care Foundation of Los Angeles County for exemplary leadership in shaping the future of health care. The clinic was recognized for improving access to health services and education for children and families in medically under-resourced communities. In the past four years, the clinic screened more than 77,000 preschool students, and it is quickly approaching its goal of 90,000 patients under funding from First Five LA. Read full article »


UCLA Department of Ophthalmology Serving the Most Vulnerable Members of Our Community

Eye Institute

UCLA Stein Eye Institute, Winter 2016 Newsletter

By the numbers, the Care Harbor/LA Free Clinic brings together more than 3,000 volunteers annually to provide 15,000 free medical, dental, and vision evaluations to the uninsured, underinsured, and medically under-resourced at-risk members of our community. Read full article »