Global health courses go global, live

Distance education graduate courses led by USC faculty are attracting students from around the world to virtual classrooms where they learn about global health leadership and ethics. The courses, accessible to the vast Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) network, combine live lectures and discussions from international experts with weekly online classes and collaborative team … Continue reading Global health courses go global, live

Field work commences for Global Fund project in Ghana, Indonesia

Tuberculosis Botswana

In July, Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) leadership traveled to two focus countries for the Global Fund Program to Reduce Human Rights Barriers to HIV, TB, and Malaria Services Baseline Evaluation project, which the program is working on in partnership with John Snow, Inc. (JSI).  Professor Sofia Gruskin and GHHR Adjunct Professor of … Continue reading Field work commences for Global Fund project in Ghana, Indonesia

Los Angeles Global Health Conference – Recruiting Student Leaders

2016 Los Angeles Global Health Conference (LAGHC)

Be a part of the growing community of current and future global health practitioners in LA! Students are invited to apply for the 2018 Los Angeles Global Health Conference planning team. This is a great opportunity to develop leadership skills, gain exposure to global public health, and network with conference speakers and guests. Applicants must … Continue reading Los Angeles Global Health Conference – Recruiting Student Leaders

Untangling Myths About Human Trafficking

In advance of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons July 31, Mellissa Withers discusses the following myths about human trafficking in her latest Psychology Today blog post for the series "Modern Day Slavery" series: Myth #1: U.S. citizens never become victims of human trafficking Myth #2: The way trafficking usually happens is that victims are kidnapped, drugged, chained … Continue reading Untangling Myths About Human Trafficking

New global health fellowship funds student projects abroad

2017 Anderson Fellows

The USC Institute for Global Health has awarded four students fellowships to support their research projects overseas. The inaugural Anderson Family Global Health Immersion Fellowship aims to fund meaningful, hands-on research experiences for USC undergraduate, masters and professional students—and enhance the recruitment of diverse students into research and practice careers in global health. The three master … Continue reading New global health fellowship funds student projects abroad

Findings presented at World Bank 

Laura Ferguson traveled to Washington D.C., in May to present initial research findings on reproductive and maternal health and human rights to the World Bank’s Health, Nutrition and Population Global Practice, the Nordic Trust Fund and the Global Financing Facility. Her presentation, “Reproductive and Maternal Health and Human Rights: What is the Relevance for Bank … Continue reading Findings presented at World Bank 

Team Spotlight: Simone St. Claire

Simone St. Claire is a Master of Public Health candidate in the global health leadership track at USC. Working with Dr. Heather Wipfli, she is developing a curriculum to promote healthy behavior through soccer camps in rural settings for the Uganda Public Health Immersion Program. In addition, Simone is working on a community-based evaluation to … Continue reading Team Spotlight: Simone St. Claire

Team Spotlight: Eliza Fox

Eliza Fox

Originally from Boston, MA, Eliza Fox is a rising senior at Occidental College where she is majoring in diplomacy and world affairs, and minoring in public health. She has recently returned from a semester abroad in Geneva, Switzerland, where she studied global health and development policy. With a passion for sexual and reproductive health and … Continue reading Team Spotlight: Eliza Fox