Getting Curious: How Does Global Health Affect Everything?

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness

Jonathan Van Ness, star of Gay of Thrones and one of the "fab five" on the Netflix show Queer Eye,  sat down with USC's Laura Ferguson in August to discuss global health as part of his podcast "Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness."  The episode aired Oct. 10 and delves into human rights, stigma, HIV and … Continue reading Getting Curious: How Does Global Health Affect Everything?

Get to know USC’s Institute for Global Health

The USC Institute for Global Health works across many countries and disciplines. Here are some ways to get familiar with our work, events,  opportunities and more! Explore Check out our projects page to learn more about our collaborative research and where we work in the world. Connect Subscribe to the USC Global Health Newsletter email list to … Continue reading Get to know USC’s Institute for Global Health

Interested in Global Health? Subscribe to these Newsletters!

In global health, staying on top of the news is crucial—and sometimes overwhelming. Subscribing to a balanced mix of newsletters is an easy way to keep up-to-date on not only the latest headlines, but also compelling stories and research from new and underrepresented perspectives. Below are a few of our team’s favorite newsletters and email … Continue reading Interested in Global Health? Subscribe to these Newsletters!

Perspectives from the 2018 International AIDS Conference

The 22nd International AIDS Conference this month in Amsterdam focused on breaking barriers and building bridges in the HIV response, and highlighted the importance of rights-based approaches to more effectively reach key populations. Sofia Gruskin, director of the USC Institute for Global Health and Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR), and Laura Ferguson, GHHR associate director, … Continue reading Perspectives from the 2018 International AIDS Conference

New practicum seeks sustainable solutions for LA’s wicked problems

SDGs in LA: Sustainable Solutions to Los Angeles’s Wicked Problems

A new multi-disciplinary practicum coordinated in collaboration with the USC Institute for Global Health invites students from across USC’s schools to address some of Los Angeles’s most intractable challenges. This fall 2018 USC “Wicked Problems Practicum” is supported by the Office of the Provost and will focus on the human and social aspects of the … Continue reading New practicum seeks sustainable solutions for LA’s wicked problems

L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

The USC Institute for Global Health nears its 10th anniversary with a new director and a new vision focused on equality A Southern California native, Sofia Gruskin has always felt at home in Los Angeles. The city drew her back in 2011, after 18 years at Harvard University, to launch a health and human rights … Continue reading L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

2018 Breman Fellows: Kya Kraus and Jonathan Robinson

The USC Institute for Global Health awarded two Master of Public Health Online students received with 2018 Breman Global Health Fellowship: Kya Kraus and Jonathan Robinson. Kraus's project took her to Ghana to understand the perceptions of children with developmental disabilities, while Robinson traveled to Vietnam to research how pre-hospital emergency medical services affect trauma … Continue reading 2018 Breman Fellows: Kya Kraus and Jonathan Robinson

USC students take on the 71st World Health Assembly

A group of 11 USC students were embedded as delegates to NCD Alliance members at the 71st World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, in May as part of the annual course “Global Health Governance & Diplomacy in Practice in Geneva at the World Health Assembly.”  The decision-making body of the World Health Organization, the WHA is attended by delegations … Continue reading USC students take on the 71st World Health Assembly

Global health student poster contest

APRU Global Health Program Student Poster Contest

The 2018 Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program invites full-time undergraduate and graduate students to submit their global health posters for the 2018 APRU Global Health Program annual conference, hosted by University of Malaya in October. The deadline to submit is June 15. All eligible posters will be displayed at the conference and winners … Continue reading Global health student poster contest