05/09/17 -Toxic Stress, Human Rights and Health Equity: Local and Global Implications for Research

Continuing the Law & Global Health Collaboration’s exploration of new and emerging issues at the intersection of law and global health, this session focused on the work of early-career researchers.

Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP) office is hosting a variety of events in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. These events aim to prevent sexual and gender-based harm in order to create a safer campus for students at USC.  April 20 | 2:00 p.m., SKS 410 Creativity Showcase: Artwork through the Eyes of Sexual … Continue reading Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

04/24/17 – Scripps College to Host Haiti’s Dr. Maryse Narcisse

Scripps College will be holding a discussion with Dr. Maryse Narcisse, spokeswoman and presidential candidate of Fanmi Lavalas, the party of Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide. As a medical doctor, Dr. Narcisse led the Aristide Foundation’s medical response after the 2010 earthquake and Hurricane Matthew. This is her first visit to California. Over the … Continue reading 04/24/17 – Scripps College to Host Haiti’s Dr. Maryse Narcisse

04/20/17 – USC Preventive Medicine Career Panel

Come and meet graduates of the USC PhD programs in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior Research. Our panel of invited guests will share their experiences within and outside of the academic setting. This event is open to all students who are interested in learning more about career paths and opportunities in preventive medicine and related … Continue reading 04/20/17 – USC Preventive Medicine Career Panel

04/25/17 – Health Issues in Asylum Seekers

In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Cynthia Willard, medical director for the Program for Torture Victims in Los Angeles, discussed health issues asylum seekers face. An assistant clinical professor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, she is developing an asylum medicine program in the Department of Family Medicine, drawing upon her decade-long … Continue reading 04/25/17 – Health Issues in Asylum Seekers

10/12/17 – Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

Register for this one-day conference highlighting emerging and established women leaders in global health. This conference is inspired by the large and growing number of women in global and public health, and frustration about the lack of diversity and representation of women in global health leadership positions. Women comprise as much as 75 percent of the health … Continue reading 10/12/17 – Women Leaders in Global Health Conference

04/21/17 – In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health Research Symposium

This half-day research focused symposium is the capstone event concluding the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration’s year-long series focusing on transgender issues at the intersection of law and global health. Global and national experts from a variety of relevant disciplinary perspectives will address the state of the field, ongoing work in their areas of … Continue reading 04/21/17 – In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health Research Symposium

04/03/17 – Smoking Selectivity among Mexican Immigrants using Binational Data

Smoking Selectivity among Mexican Immigrants using Binational Data

Using nationally-representative datasets from both countries, researchers examined differences in health selection of smoking, by gender, in 2000 and 2012. In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Annie Ro, assistant professor of public health at University of California, Irvine, presents the findings.

03/03/17 – Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights

Brazil has been internationally recognized for its successful, rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS. Now, unexpectedly, the country has an emblematic case of backlash. In this lecture, Vera Paiva, professor of social psychology and preventive medicine at University of São Paulo, will describe more recent sociopolitical shifts, as well as present results from an intervention study that tested the acceptability and effects of a multicultural human rights approach.