USC global health faculty are are tackling the world’s biggest health challenges through dedicated research collaborations. Fostering education and multi-disciplinary innovation, these groups are pioneering approaches and solutions to progress health worldwide.

USC Law & Global Health Collaboration - The University of Southern California’s Law & Global Health Collaboration advances scholarship and provides training at the intersection of law and global health.

Sofia Gruskin, J.D., MIA
Director, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Gould School of Law

Alexander Capron, LLB, M, MA
University Professor, Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Scott H. Bice Chair in Healthcare Law, Policy and Ethics, Gould School of Law
Professor of Medicine and Law, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Charles Kaplan, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Research, Hamovitch Center For Science In Human Services, Dept. of Adult Mental Health and Wellness

Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Association of Pacific Rim Universities - Former USC President Steven B. Sample founded APRU in 1997 in order to capitalize on the emerging power and prominence of the Pacific Rim. It now comprises 42 premier Pacific Rim research universities located in 15 countries and fosters international collaboration among faculty, students and university leaders.

Program Chair:

Heather Wipfli, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Of Clinical Preventive Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine

Program Director:

Mellissa Withers, Ph.D., MHS
Associate Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine