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.  Continue reading Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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, will discuss health issues asylum seekers face. Continue reading 04/25/17 – Health Issues in Asylum Seekers

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

Smoking Selectivity among Mexican Immigrants using Binational Data

April 3, 2017

Mexican immigrants have lower smoking rates than U.S.-born Mexicans, and some scholars attribute this to health selection, the concept that individuals who migrate are healthier and have better health behaviors than their non-migrant counterparts. Continue reading 04/03/17 – Smoking Selectivity among Mexican Immigrants using Binational Data

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 response to HIV/AIDS. Its rights-based approach included a broad prevention program focused on condom use, universal access to testing and subsequent care and treatment to all Brazilians since the early 1990s. Now, unexpectedly, Brazil has an emblematic case of backlash.  Continue reading 03/03/17 – Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights

02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery

In this lecture William Magee III, director of international programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, discussed the progress and innovation making surgery safe and accessible around the world.

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