Director’s Announcement: New name, new mission, same institute

USC Institute for Global Health

Dear Community,

I am proud to tell you the USC Institute for Global Health is moving forward with a new name and mission to more closely reflect our revitalized vision and goals. Additionally, I am pleased to announce the new director of our Program on Global Health & Human Rights. See below for details:

NAME

USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health


MISSION

The mission of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health is:

To work with partners at USC and beyond to address health-related disparities and inequalities, taking a multidisciplinary approach to advance the evidence base about what works, train the next generation of leaders, and inform public policy.


PROGRAM ON GLOBAL HEALTH & HUMAN RIGHTS

An integral part of the Institute, the Program on Global Health & Human Rights is at the forefront of developing practical and effective responses to global public health challenges through the innovative application of human rights concepts and methods to research, policy, capacity building, analytical tool development, monitoring and evaluation.

Meet the new Program on Global Health & Human Rights Director:

Laura Ferguson, PhD, MSc, MA
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
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More information around these exciting changes is coming soon! In the meantime, our website and social media will remain the same; follow us at the links below:

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Sincerely,

Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA
Director, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health