New practicum seeks sustainable solutions for LA’s wicked problems

SDGs in LA: Sustainable Solutions to Los Angeles’s Wicked Problems

A new multi-disciplinary practicum coordinated in collaboration with the USC Institute for Global Health invites students from across USC’s schools to address some of Los Angeles’s most intractable challenges. This fall 2018 USC “Wicked Problems Practicum” is supported by the Office of the Provost and will focus on the human and social aspects of the … Continue reading New practicum seeks sustainable solutions for LA’s wicked problems

L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

The USC Institute for Global Health nears its 10th anniversary with a new director and a new vision focused on equality A Southern California native, Sofia Gruskin has always felt at home in Los Angeles. The city drew her back in 2011, after 18 years at Harvard University, to launch a health and human rights … Continue reading L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

2018 Breman Fellows: Kya Kraus and Jonathan Robinson

The 2018 Breman Global Health Fellows are Master of Public Health students Kya Kraus and Jonathan Robinson. Kraus's project took her to Ghana to understand the perceptions of children with developmental disabilities, while Robinson is preparing to research how pre-hospital emergency medical services affect trauma patient outcomes in Vietnam. Follow their progress on our blog!   … Continue reading 2018 Breman Fellows: Kya Kraus and Jonathan Robinson

03/08/19 – Consortium of Universities for Global Health: 2019 Conference

The CUGH 2019 Global Health Conference will take place in Chicago March 8-10, 2019, and focus on the theme "Translation and Implementation for Impact in Global Health." Join more than 1,800 faculty, students, implementers and leaders across medical and non-medical disciplines from over 55 countries. Explore the latest advances on how academia, NGOs, and the … Continue reading 03/08/19 – Consortium of Universities for Global Health: 2019 Conference

USC students take on the 71st World Health Assembly

A group of 11 USC students were embedded as delegates to NCD Alliance members at the 71st World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, in May as part of the annual course “Global Health Governance & Diplomacy in Practice in Geneva at the World Health Assembly.”  The decision-making body of the World Health Organization, the WHA is attended by delegations … Continue reading USC students take on the 71st World Health Assembly

Workplace wellness programming in low-and middle-income countries: a qualitative study of corporate key informants in Mexico and India

by Heather Wipfli, Kristin Dessie Zacharias, Nuvjote (Nivvy) Hundal, Luz Myriam Reynales Shigematsu, Deepika Bahl, Monika Arora, Shalini Bassi and Shubha Kumar, published in Globalization and Health

Global health student poster contest

APRU Global Health Program Student Poster Contest

The 2018 Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program invites full-time undergraduate and graduate students to submit their global health posters for the 2018 APRU Global Health Program annual conference, hosted by University of Malaya in October. The deadline to submit is June 15. All eligible posters will be displayed at the conference and winners … Continue reading Global health student poster contest