There are many student organizations open to students interested in global health and public health. Please contact the groups directly to find out if they are still active and for more information about getting involved. To inquire about getting your group listed on this page, please email


GlobeMed at USC

GlobeMed is a national student-led organization with a mission to improve the health and lives of the impoverished around the world. The USC chapter is currently partnering with Spark MicroGrants in Mbale, Uganda.

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STEM Community Outreach for Graduate Students

SCOGS is a group of USC graduate students who have made a commitment to bettering our community. This program focuses on providing resources to students from underrepresented minority populations who are interested in STEM fields. Join them in promoting STEM careers.

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Universities Allied for Essential Medicines

Universities Allied for Essential Medicines is an organization of students who believe that their universities have an opportunity and a responsibility to improve global access to public health goods. To get involved in the new USC chapter, email


WorldMed is a student run organization that aims to bring together a powerful and diverse community of undergraduate, graduate, and medical students with physicians and faculty members of the Keck School of Medicine of USC to understand, discuss and tackle the critical issues in global medicine.

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Additional Organizations

African Americans in Health

African Americans in Health is a student-run campus organization centered on the goals of supporting African Americans in their pursuit of careers in the health industry. This includes the fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, or public health. The organization provides academic support as well as opportunities to receive guidance from professionals working in different health fields.

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Chicanos/Latinos for Health Education

The USC chapter of Chicanos/Latinos for Health Education is a volunteer and professional organization open to all who share in their vision to reduce health disparities both at home and abroad. They engage in community outreach; coordinate peer mentoring programs with local high school and middle school students interested in the health profession; and organize programs to help students get into medical and dental schools.

Community Health Involvement Club

The Community Health Involvement Club is a group of USC students who have a passion for spreading health awareness to the community. Through specialized trainings they educate themselves to pass on the information to others. By establishing long-lasting relationships with community centers such as recreational centers, afterschool programs, churches and health fairs, they aim to be an integrated part of the community’s public health programs.

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Health Care Business Club

The USC Health Care Business Club organizes professional, academic and social activities for USC students who are interested in exploring opportunities in the health care and life science industries to enable them to learn about the business of health care and the life sciences, interact with other interested students, meet with leaders and other health care and life science decision makers and become better prepared for a career in these industries.

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InterHealth Council

The InterHealth Council’s mission is to bring together students interested in health-related issues and careers by fostering communication and ongoing partnership between student organizations, acting as a liaison between undergraduates, advisors, faculty, and the administration, and supporting and advocating for the interests of the health-related student community.

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Public Health Brigades

Public Health Brigades is an international network of college students and professionals who volunteer to design and implement public health solutions in the developing world. In collaboration with Medical and Water Brigades, this program empowers volunteers to build relationships with rural communities and create integrated projects to combat the threat of disease and the challenge of limited resources.

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Student Health Council

The USC Student Health Council aims to provide  students with the academic, professional and social skills critical for success in the healthcare industry, while acting as a bridge between students and alumni. USCSHC also serves as a liaison between the Graduate Student Association of USC, the USC Health Administration Alumni Association, affiliate undergraduate majors, and faculty and staff of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

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Trojan Health Connection

USC’s pre-health newspaper aims to connect readers to USC’s pre-health community, inhabited by a vibrant population of aspiring health professionals and the educators and faculty who support them.

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