April Yang, JD

Legal Fellow, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Email: april.yang.2019@lawmail.usc.edu

April Yang is the Legal Fellow for the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health where she conducts research about the legal policies, precedents, and environments implicated in the work and projects undertaken by the Institute. 

Prior to joining the Institute, she served as the Teaching Assistant for a unique, interdisciplinary practicum course called “SDGs in LA: Sustainable Solutions to LA’s Wicked Problems” offered in Fall 2018 and also for the MPH program’s annual trip to Geneva, Switzerland to attend the World Health Assembly in May 2019. In connection to the Wicked Problems Practicum, Yang has contributed to an ongoing effort by Mayor Garcetti’s office and the City of LA to localize the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. 

Yang received a B.A. in English Literature and a minor in Global Health from Emory University and a J.D. from USC’s Gould School of Law.