The 2018 Los Angeles Global Health Conference, "Looking In, Looking Out: Balancing Global and Local Priorities in the Current Political Climate," will be held at UCLA in Covel Commons Feb. 3, 2018. Last year, more than 400 individuals from 25+ institutions across Southern California attended the second annual LAGHC. Each year the conference aims to … Continue reading 02/03/18 – Los Angeles Global Health Conference
Join Lisa Russell, an Emmy-winning filmmaker, for a workshop and discussion of her GE Healthcare executive-produced film, “Heroines of Health,” in the context of responsible global health storytelling. The documentary follows three women working to bring better health to their communities. Russell produces films and creative campaigns for United Nations agencies and corporations to increase … Continue reading 11/14/17 – Narrative Justice: Promoting Responsible Storytelling in Global Health
Join GlobeMed at USC and Community Health Connection in this screening of Paul Farmer's documentary "Bending the Arc," followed by a panel discussion with a diverse group of health professionals talking about Paul Farmer's impact on health care for the poor and public health. Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 7:00 p.m. Taper Hall (THH) 101 USC … Continue reading 11/02/17 – Health Care for the Poor: Paul Farmer’s Legacy
Public Health Sciences at USC invites you to participate in its American Public Health Association Mixer at the Hudson Grille in Atlanta, GA. This is a great way to meet and network with USC alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends near the 2017 APHA Annual Meeting &Expo. Event Details: Sunday, November 5, 2017 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 … Continue reading 11/05/16 – USC’s APHA Mixer | Atlanta, 2017
The Law and Global Health Collaboration is excited to continue this year’s series exploring the implications of the Trump administration’s policies on select law and health topics. This session will focus on several of the Trump Administration's aggressive regulatory rollbacks and discuss their impact on climate change efforts, public health and environmental justice, and discuss potential legal challenges and intervention to support people in Los Angeles and across the globe.
In this USC Global Health Lecture Series event, Christopher Golden, associate director of the research consortium Planetary Health Alliance, presented a discussion of planetary health, an emergent field that characterizes the human health impacts of broad, rapidly accelerating environmental change. Humans have massively disrupted the natural systems of the planet and, consequently, the physical and … Continue reading 10/16/17 – Planetary Health: Human Health Impacts of Environmental Change
Interested in conducting research abroad? Want to learn more about getting hands-on global health experiences in the field? This USC Institute for Global Health featured student fellows who have pursued practicum experiences and carried out fellowship projects around the world. Featured Presentations: Menstrual Hygiene in Rural Ugandan Secondary Schools: Simone St. Claire, MPH ’17, Anderson … Continue reading 10/03/17 – Global Health Student Travel Symposium
Join the USC Master of Public Health Student Association (MaPHSA) for its first policy talk segment of the year! Experts will discuss the opioid crisis in America, policy implications and what public health students can do to help. Guest speakers include: Ricky Bluthenthal, Ph.D - Professor, USC Keck School of Medicine Institute for Prevention Research … Continue reading 09/27/17 – Opioid Policy Talk
On October 10th 2017, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration held an evidence-based discussion lead by David Kaye, who presented on media censorship, fake news, and the implications for law and health.
Science advances knowledge, chiseling at areas of ignorance and reducing uncertainties, which may slow evidence-based decision-making. With regard to environmental pollution, for example, great progress has been made as research has documented the damage done to human and ecosystem system health by man’s activities, motivating action and guiding interventions. However, over recent decades, the paradigm … Continue reading 09/21/17 – The Death of Evidence: Implications for Global Health