2020-2021 Global(HEALTH+LAW) Series

Consistent with the activities in previous years, two research working groups are in place. The first concerns the health and rights of transgender populations and builds on work in previous years.  The second is just launching this year and focuses on the legal and regulatory aspects of tech and self-care interventions. 


The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration advances scholarship and provides monthly lectures and public discussions at the intersection of law and global health. Virtually all significant global health topics raise challenging issues for the law, which are better understood and addressed when considered from a multidisciplinary basis. The collaboration invites interested students, faculty and staff to partake in a free exchange of ideas and collaboration on these important topics.

Supported by the USC Research Collaboration Fund, Professor Sofia Gruskin, director of the Program on Global Health & Human Rights, leads this collaboration alongside USC Gould Professor of Law and Medicine Alexander Capron and USC Research Professor and Associate Dean of Research Charles Kaplan from the School of Social Work. Subscribe to the listserv to stay up-to-date about future events and activities.

2020-2021 Lecture Series

Information about upcoming events, as well as discussion summaries and other relevant documents and links from previous events, are included in the posts below.

Conflicts Between Law and Public Trust in the Name of Public Health: COVID Experiences From Around the World - On February 10th, join us for: "Conflicts Between Law and Public Trust in the Name of Public Health: COVID Experiences From Around the World?"
Self-care and Health: The Interplay of Technologies, Ethics, and Human Rights – Are We Going Back to the Future, or is it a Whole New World? - On October 9, 2020, join the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, the USC mHealth Collaboratory, the USC Institute for Creative Technologies and the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health.
Addressing the Dual Challenges of Climate Change and COVID-19 - On September 21, 2020, USC IIGH is excited to host David Nabarro, World Health Organization Special Envoy on COVID-19, for a talk titled "Addressing the dual challenges of climate change and COVID-19" with welcoming remarks from USC President Carol Folt.