Chronic stress is toxic to human development when adverse childhood experiences such as poverty, poor living conditions, neglect and inadequate health care go unaddressed. Local and global evidence shows that these issues are best addressed through inter-professional teams with expertise in law, medicine, public health and policy. Using CHLA as a case example, this seminar explored local and global content and research priorities for the future.
Alongside this year’s exploration of transgender issues, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration has encouraged junior faculty and researchers working at the intersection of law and global health to identify new pathways for research.
Rammy Assaf, MD/MPH, MIA | Pediatric Resident at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Ian Henry, JD | Postdoctoral Scholar at Program on Global Health and Human Rights
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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.
Continue reading 04/21/17 – In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health Research Symposium
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
We are happy to announce that this event, originally scheduled for February 16th, has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 23rd.
Continue reading 03/23/17 – Transgender Youth Care in the New Millennium
Thanks to all who attended the USC Law & Global Health collaboration event on January 25, 2017. See below for a summary of the day’s proceedings. Continue reading 01/25/17 – Generating Research to Support Transgender Populations
Thanks to all who attended the USC Law & Global Health collaboration event on November 22, 2016. See below for a summary of the day’s proceedings.
Continue reading 11/22/16 – Legal and Other Barriers to Protection for Transgender Asylum-Seekers in the US
As a number of states, led by the U.S., push for international recognition of LGBT rights, there is an emerging global polarization, with strong opposition to this development from Russia and most Arab and African governments. How do we further the struggle for queer rights without entrenching the idea that this is the imposition of western values against the claims of culture, tradition and religion? Continue reading 11/03/16 – Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights?
The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on September 13, 2016, to introduce terminology and how legal scholars, scientists, and activists address key topics impacting transgender populations. Experts included Professor David Cruz and Sofia Gruskin. Continue reading 09/13/16 – In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health