11/14/17 – Narrative Justice: Promoting Responsible Storytelling in Global Health

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

10/16/17 – Planetary Health: Human Health Impacts of Environmental Change

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

10/03/17 – Global Health Student Travel Symposium

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

09/21/17 – The Death of Evidence: Implications for Global Health

The Death of Evidence: Implications for Global 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

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

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.

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

In this lecture William Magee III, director of international programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, will discuss the progress and innovation making surgery safe and accessible around the world. An academic surgeon at USC, Magee treats complex surgical cases, mentors trainees, conducts interdisciplinary research and translates projects in regions around the world. The son of Operation … Continue reading 02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery

02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition

2016 USC Global Health Case Competition

A case competition is a competitive exercise for students to creatively address a challenge within a limited timeframe. The annual USC Global Health Case Competition brings together teams of students from all disciplines to tackle a critical global health challenge. Five days after receiving the case, students must propose realistic, innovative solutions to a panel … Continue reading 02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition

Uganda Health Systems: Success Stories and Challenges from Mpigi Health Center IV

Friend and special guest of the USC Institute for Global Health, Dr. John Jubilee, presented a lecture June 8, 2015, about his experiences working as the head doctor for the rural Mpigi Health Center IV in Mawokota County North, Uganda. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3ZIgVpjv3w View photos on Flickr »