11/8/18 – The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities

Join the USC Institute for Global Health and The Community Scholars Collaborative for Health Equity Solutions (CHES) for a talk on “The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities” with Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz.


Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz
Epidemiologist, Migrant Health Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

SDSU Graduate School of Public Health

Dr. Rodriguez-Lainz PhD, DVM, MPVM, is a Migrant Health Specialist for the CDC’s Division of Global Migration and Quarantine. His main responsibilities include acting as a liaison, coordinator, planner and project lead for domestic migrant health activities. Prior to joining the CDC, Dr. Rodriguez was the senior epidemiologist for the California Office of Binational Border Health, California Department of Public Health. He has extensive experience in coordinating cross-border surveillance and public health projects between California, Mexican and Latin America. Dr. Rodriguez has a PhD in Epidemiology from the University of California at Davis. He has coauthored many peer-reviewed publications and several border and migrant health reports. He also teaches courses on migrant health, global surveillance and international epidemiology at SDSU Graduate School of Public Health.


Thursday, November 8, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Soto Street Building (SSB), Room114
USC Health Science Campus

Lunch will be provided!

This seminar is co-hosted by the Community Scholars Collaborative on Health Equity Solutions (Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, Charles Kaplan, Doe Mayer, PIs). Support for the Community Scholars Collaborative on Health Equity (CHES) is provided by a grant from the USC Research Collaboration Fund offered through the USC Office of Research.


Watch the livestream: https://www.facebook.com/USCGlobalHealth.  The video will not be available after the event.