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USC wins big at international global health case competition March 29, 2017 - An interdisciplinary team of students representing four USC schools won the International Emory University Global Health Case Competition Mar. 25, joining the elite few to have clinched first place in the event’s seven years.
Meet the 2017 Operation Smile Research Fellows March 8, 2017 - Part of an international collaboration between the USC Institute for Global Health, Operation Smile and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the annual Operation Smile Research Fellowship offers scholars the opportunity to assist in researching the genetic and environmental factors in the etiology of oral clefts in children. Please join us in welcoming our third cohort of Operation…
Nation’s top environmental scientists say the EPA should not be weakened March 1, 2017 - As scientists begin to find their political voices, three former U.S. Environmental Protection Agency insiders on Wednesday said the Trump administration should not sacrifice environmental quality and the health of the American people “for a coterie of special-interest stakeholders.”
Students pitch global surgery solutions February 27, 2017 - Students from across USC’s campuses spent a week strategizing ways to improve Nicaragua’s surgical infrastructure as part of the sixth annual USC Global Health Case Competition Feb. 14.
Participate in APRU & The New York Times Asia-Pacific Case Competition February 21, 2017 - The inaugural APRU–NYT Case Competition will bring together the best minds from universities in the Asia-Pacific region to raise awareness and solve a pressing issue: The Future of the Pacific Ocean. Students will have the opportunity to be published in The New York Times International Edition and read by an audience of global leaders.
Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet January 27, 2017 - The Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) celebrated the career of Dr. Jonathan Samet, Flora L. Thornton Chair of the USC Department of Preventive Medicine and director of the USC Institute for Global Health, as part of its 30-year anniversary commemoration Jan. 27.
Patient Barriers to Accessing Surgical Cleft Care in Vietnam: A Multi-site, Cross-Sectional Outcomes Study January 24, 2017 - by Jordan W. Swanson, Caroline A. Yao, Allyn Auslander, Heather Wipfli, Thi-Hai-Duc Nguyen, Kristin Hatcher, Richard Vanderburg, William P. Magee III, published in World Journal of Surgery.
USC goes smoke-free January 10, 2017 - The University of Southern California announced Jan. 10 its campuses and facilities, indoor and outdoor, are now smoke-free.
Monitoring HIV-Related Laws and Policies: Lessons for AIDS and Global Health in Agenda 2030 January 1, 2017 - By Torres A., Gruskin, S. , Buse, K., Erkkola, T., Bendaud, V., Alfvén, T, published in AIDS and Behavior
How are Gender Equality and Human Rights Interventions Included in Sexual and Reproductive Health Programmes and Policies: A Review of Existing Research Foci and Gaps December 21, 2016 - By Hartmann, M., Khosla, R., Krishnan, S., George, A., Gruskin, S. , Amin, A., published in PLOS One .