Heather Wipfli, Ph.D.Associate Director, USC Institute for Global Health
Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine
Keck School of Medicine of USC & School of International Relations
Location: SSB 318K
Telephone: (323) 865-0411
Email: hwipfli@usc.edu


Heather Wipfli, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and the Associate Director for the USC Institute for Global Health.

Dr. Wipfli holds a Ph.D. in International Studies from the Graduate Institute of International Studies at the University of Geneva. Her research focuses on international cooperation and governance approaches to improve health, specifically in regards to global chronic disease control including tobacco use, obesity, and exposure to air pollution.

Prior to joining USC, Dr. Wipfli directed research and training for the Institute for Global Tobacco Control at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and worked on the development of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control as a technical officer at the World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva.

She has published work on global tobacco control, globalization and health, capacity building in low- and middle-income countries and health security.


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