2013-2014 Global Health Lecture Series

The Institute welcomes world-renowned global health leaders every year to USC to share their experiences and engage in discussion and debate with faculty and students. Speakers are selected in collaboration with, and co-hosted by, different schools throughout the university, reflecting USC’s multidisciplinary approach to global health. Each distinguished guest delivers a keynote lecture open to the entire Trojan Family.

Lecture videos, photos and speaker information will be updated on the pages below after each event, so please keep checking back

Oct. 7 - A Conversation with Dr. Denis Mukwege

Dr. Denis Mukwege
Founder & Medical Director
Panzi Hospital, Democratic Republic of Congo
Bio | Lecture Video | PhotosEvent Flyer [PDF]

Oct. 21 - A Cow and a Needle and the End of Smallpox

Oct. 22 - The Eradication of Smallpox and the Discovery of Pandora’s Box

Dr. D.A. Henderson
Distinguished Scholar, UPMC Center for Health Security
Professor of Medicine & Public Health, University of Pittsburgh
Bio | Lecture Videos | PhotosEvent Flyer [PDF]

Feb. 20 - Ideals and Pragmatism in the Global Sexual and Reproductive Health Field: Can They Coexist?

Purnima Mane
President & CEO
Pathfinder International

Bio | Lecture Video | Photos Event Flyer [PDF]

March 11 - On the Front Lines of Disaster: Building Resilient Communities

Nancy Aossey
President & CEO
International Medical Corps

Bio | Lecture Video | Photos Event Flyer [PDF]

An AIDS-Free Generation: Which Generation Might That Be?

Stephen Lewis
AIDS-Free World  

Bio | Lecture Video | Photos Event Flyer [PDF]   

Empowered Mothers Nurture Healthy Families: A Talk with Robin Smalley

Robin Smalley
International Director & Co-Founder
Bio | Lecture Video (coming soon!) | Photos (coming soon!) Event Flyer [PDF]