November 2, 2020 12:00 PM, PDT- What Will it Take to Distribute a COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S? October 22, 2020 - On October 28, 2020, join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Student Advisory Council for a Lunch and Learn event with Avery R. Everhart, a PhD candidate in Population, Health, & Place within Spatial Sciences Institute. The training and discussion will provide an introduction to geographic thinking and GIS science with an emphasis on its use in global health.
October 28, 2020 – Geographic Thinking and GIS for Global Health October 20, 2020 - On October 28, 2020, join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Student Advisory Council for a Lunch and Learn event with Avery R. Everhart, a PhD candidate in Population, Health, & Place within Spatial Sciences Institute. The training and discussion will provide an introduction to geographic thinking and GIS science with an emphasis on its use in global health.
This Sacred Earth & The Climate Crisis: What’s Real and What We Can Do October 12, 2020 - On October 20, 2020, join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health Student Advisory Council for a webinar with Professor Jeremy Kagan discussing the climate crisis
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? September 24, 2020 - 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 September 1, 2020 - 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.
Oral HIV Self-Testing for Men Who Have Sex with Men in Brazil March 4, 2020 - On March 10, 2020, USC IIGH will host Herta Oliveira, Visiting Scholar, USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, Keck School of Medicine, PhD Student, University of São Paulo, Brazil, for a presentation titled "March 10, 2020 - Oral HIV Self-Testing for Men Who Have Sex with Men in Brazil"
Localizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the City of Los Angeles February 24, 2020 - On March 3, 2020, USC IIGH will host Erin Bromaghim, Director of Olympic and Paralympic Development, Office of The Mayor of Los Angeles, for a presentation titled "Localizing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in the City of Los Angeles"
Plan C: Reframing Self-Managed Abortion as Empowering Rather than Dangerous February 3, 2020 - On February 20, 2020, USC IIGH will host Francine Coeytaux, Founder, Plan C, for a presentation titled "Plan C: Reframing Self-Managed Abortion as Empowering Rather than Dangerous"
Summer 2020 IIGH led Courses in Geneva and Costa Rica Information Session January 24, 2020 - Interested in traveling abroad and being immersed in global health work around the world? Join the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) for an information session to learn more about the two immersion courses being offered this summer in Costa Rica and Geneva, Switzerland.
Issues to consider in implementing global health programs December 20, 2019 - On February 12, 2020, USC IIGH will host Joel Lamstein, president and co-founder of John Snow Inc. (JSI), for a talk titled "Issues to consider in implementing global health programs".
Structural racism & the people’s health: history & context matters December 19, 2019 - On January 30, 2020, USC IIGH will host Dr. Nancy Krieger for a talk titled "Structural racism & the people's health: history & context matters".
2020 Global Health Case Competition Virtual Mixer October 30, 2019 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health will be hosting a virtual mixer for students interested in participating in the Global Health Case Competition.
A Life in Global Health: Expect the Unexpected October 23, 2019 - USC IIGH will be hosting Dr. Joel Breman for a talk on his robust career in global health titled "A Life in Global Health: Expect the Unexpected".
Immigrant Health in ICE Detention: A Panel Discussion October 21, 2019 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health is co-sponsoring an event concerning immigrant health in ICE detention on October 24, 2019. Please join if you can for this very informative and important conversation.
2020 Global Health Case Competition October 7, 2019 - The annual USC Global Health Case Competition brings together teams of students from all disciplines to tackle a critical global health challenge. Fourteen days after receiving the case, students must propose realistic, innovative solutions to a panel of expert judges. Prize The winning team will travel to Emory University in Atlanta, GA to represent USC […]
Student Travel Symposium September 20, 2019 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) offers students an array of fellowships, internships, courses and other opportunities. All those interested to learn more about the enriching opportunities that exist through IIGH are encouraged to attend.
Addressing gender, equity and marginalization in global health: moving from reductionism to complexity August 27, 2019 - The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health will host Pascale Allotey for a conversation around "Addressing gender, equity and marginalization in global health: moving from reductionism to complexity" on September 25, 2019.
“Health Undocumented” Film Screening and Discussion August 27, 2019 - The USC IIGH Student Advisory Council invites you to a film screening and discussion around immigrantion and health. Learn from leaders on immigration issues and meet with organizations within Los Angeles and at USC about ways in which you can get involved.
Webinar: Ensuring human rights in the provision of contraceptive information and services August 22, 2019 - Join a two-part webinar that will address the systems and people-centered perspectives of self-care interventions, as well as the growing evidence base that will inform the development of WHO’s first consolidated normative guidance.
Webinars: Self-care interventions for sexual and reproductive health and rights: Contributing to the WHO’s triple billion targets May 13, 2019 - This two-part webinar will address the systems and people-centered perspectives of self-care interventions, as well as the growing evidence base that will inform the development of WHO’s first consolidated normative guidance.
04/30/19 – Maintaining US Global Health Leadership in an Era of Hyper-Partisanship, Government Budget Cuts and Decreased Multilateral Cooperation Lecture April 22, 2019 - Porter DeLaney founded the Kyle House Group in 2010 after more than a decade of senior- level work in the political and international relations spheres. Over the last 15 years, Porter has served as a senior advisor and strategist to Bono and his organization ONE, and to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among other […]
Migration, Health and Environmental Exposure: IIGH at the 2019 Consortium of Universities for Global Health April 16, 2019 - From poster presentations to panel discussions, USC faculty and students contributed to another year of stimulating global health research and conversation at the annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health held in March in Chicago.
2019 APRU Global Health Case Competition February 14, 2019 - Registration for the 2019 Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Global Health Case Competition is now open. This is a great way for students to practice developing an intervention approach using a practical, real-world challenge. Last year the USC team won! To learn more about the competition and how to register visit: https://apruglobalhealth.org/casecompetition/
APRU Global Health Conference 2019 January 15, 2019 - The Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program hosts annual conferences each year at member universities. The 2019 conference will be hosted at the University of Hong Kong Nov. 17-20.
Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #MeToo in Global Context January 3, 2019 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Pardis Mahdavi, acting dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver, for her talk: “Social Movements, Sexual Rights, and Reproductive Rights: #meToo in Global Context” March 5.
Fake Silk: A Dark Story of Hazardous Manufacturing Abuses? January 2, 2019 - The USC Center for Law, History, and Culture, Department of Political Science, and USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, invite you to join this talk with Paul Blanc: “Fake Silk: A Dark Story of Hazardous Manufacturing Abuses?”
Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa January 2, 2019 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Justice Oagile Bethuel Key Dingake Feb. 5, 2019, for his lecture, “Achieving Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Southern Africa.”
Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights December 20, 2018 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted Dennis Altman Jan. 30, 2019, for his lecture, “Missing in Action? The United States & the Global Struggle for Sexual Rights.”
Planetary Health the Next Frontier: Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Conference in Malaysia December 20, 2018 - Planetary Health the Next Frontier, the 12th Association of Pacific Rim Universities Global Health Program Conference, co-organized by APRU and University of Malaya in October, welcomed 306 participants from more than 70 institutions and 20 Asia-Pacific economies.
Celebrating 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights December 7, 2018 - UDPATE: See event videos and coverage at this link. Global dignitaries, activists and leaders will speak at USC’s University Park Campus for a free, public symposium, followed by a youth summit at Los Angeles City Hall, on Human Rights Day, Dec. 10.
2019 Los Angeles Global Health Conference November 16, 2018 - The fourth annual Los Angeles Global Health Conference will take place Jan. 26, 2019, at the University of California, Los Angeles.
2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo November 14, 2018 - Mistrust, telemedicine, Alzheimer’s, human rights and sexual health—USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health faculty are presenting and participating in discussions on a range of global health subjects at this week’s 2018 American Association of Public Health Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego Nov. 10-14.
Trojan Scholar Spotlight: Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights at USC October 23, 2018 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a panel to shine a light on some of the exemplary work happening right here at USC around sexual and reproductive health and rights, at USC on November 7, 2018.
The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities October 22, 2018 - The USC Institute for Global Health and The Community Scholars Collaborative for Health Equity Solutions (CHES) hosted hosted the lecture “The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities” with Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz Nov. 8.
The Global Right to Health: Successes & Failures in the Fight Against Hate September 14, 2018 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a presentation by Anand Grover, renowned Senior Advocate to the Supreme Court of India and former United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, at USC on Oct. 18.
From Laws and Standards to Implementation of Interventions in Global Health: Human Rights in Praxis September 14, 2018 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, as part of the 2018-2019 Global(HEALTH+LAW) Series, explored sexual and reproductive health and rights: a discussion of human rights policy and action led by Rajat Khosla, Senior Human Rights Officer at the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, on September 27, 2018 at USC.
Sustainable Development Goals, HIV & Human Rights: Advancing Equality, Inclusion and Justice August 8, 2018 - In this Aug. 29 lecture, Director of the United Nations Development Programme’s HIV, Health and Development Group Mandeep Dhaliwal presented on the UN Sustainable Development Goals, HIV and human rights with commentary provided by strategy and governance consultant Jeffrey O’Malley.
2018 International AIDS Conference Roundup July 27, 2018 - The 22nd International AIDS Conference 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.
10/28/18 – APRU Global Health Program Conference April 26, 2018 - The 2018 APRU Global Health Program Conference will be hosted by the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Oct. 28-30, 2018. The theme is “Planetary Health: The Next Frontier.”
Using Civic Imagination to Resist: Envisioning A Future With Sexual and Reproductive Rights March 13, 2018 - A collaboration between the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, the Civics and Social Media Group and the Civic Imagination Project on April 18, 2018, this symposium brought USC and area experts and students together to explore new ways of ensuring sexual and reproductive health and rights within the United States and globally, in an increasingly restrictive political climate.
03/23/18 – Public Health Career Fair February 16, 2018 - USC’s annual Public Health Career Fair will take place March 23, 2018. Public health employers will be available to meet with students and alumni from programs in the Department of Preventive Medicine. Please register by March 16. Register now »
Reproductive Justice in the Era of Backlash February 5, 2018 - The second session of the Spring 2018 semester of the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration focused on reproductive health. Professor Michele Goodwin, who holds the Chancellor’s Professorship at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) with appointments at the School of Law, School of Public Health, and Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, discussed the […]
02/06/18 – Info Session: International Opportunities for MPH Students January 25, 2018 - Attend this information session to learn more about Summer 2018 international opportunities for Master of Public Health students.
01/29/18 – Book Launch: Global Perspectives on Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Across the Lifecourse January 16, 2018 - Join UCLA for this launch event promoting a new book detailing women’s sexual and reproductive health from global perspectives.
Legal and Health Dimensions of Trump’s Immigration Policies: What is Happening and What We Can Do About It January 13, 2018 - This first session of the Spring 2018 semester of the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration—Jan. 23— focused on the impacts of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies in Los Angeles and across the globe, and concrete research and actions being taken to minimize the harms.
01/26/18 – Register for International Emory Global Health Case Competition team January 10, 2018 - Each year, a team of USC students competes at the International Emory Global Health Case Competition in Atlanta, GA. Last year, we won. Help us win again this year by applying to be a part of our 2018 team!
02/07/18 – California Bold Conference: Leading Policies and Movements for Immigrant Integration December 20, 2017 - USC Dornsife’s Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration is hosting the California Bold Conference: Leading Policies and Movements for Immigrant Integration Feb. 7, 2018, at the USC Radisson.
11/14/17 – Narrative Justice: Promoting Responsible Storytelling in Global Health November 3, 2017 - In this talk Lisa Russell, an Emmy-winning filmmaker, led a workshop and discussion of her GE Healthcare executive-produced film, “Heroines of Health,” in the context of responsible global health storytelling.
11/02/17 – Health Care for the Poor: Paul Farmer’s Legacy November 1, 2017 - Join GlobeMed at USC and Community Health Connection in this screening of Paul Farmer’s documentary “Bending the Arc,” followed by a panel discussion with a diverse group of health professionals talking about Paul Farmer’s impact on health care for the poor and public health.
Implications of the Trump Administration’s Policies: Climate Change, Environment and Global Health October 24, 2017 - On November 7th 2017, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration held a session that focused on several of the Trump Administration's aggressive regulatory rollbacks and discussed their impact on climate change efforts, public health and environmental justice. The presenters also discussed potential legal challenges and interventions to support people in Los Angeles and across the globe.
10/16/17 – Planetary Health: Human Health Impacts of Environmental Change September 26, 2017 - In this USC Global Health Lecture Series event, Christopher Golden, associate director of the research consortium Planetary Health Alliance, presented a discussion of planetary health, an emergent field that characterizes the human health impacts of broad, rapidly accelerating environmental change.
10/03/17 – Global Health Student Travel Symposium September 21, 2017 - Interested in conducting research abroad? Want to learn more about getting hands-on global health experiences in the field? This USC Institute for Global Health featured student fellows who have pursued practicum experiences and carried out fellowship projects around the world.
Fake News and Censorship: Twin Challenges for Law and Global Health in the Digital Age September 19, 2017 - On October 10th 2017, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration held an evidence-based discussion led by David Kaye, who presented on media censorship, fake news, and the implications for law and health.
09/21/17 – The Death of Evidence: Implications for Global Health September 13, 2017 - Science advances knowledge, chiseling at areas of ignorance and reducing uncertainties, which may slow evidence-based decision-making. With regard to environmental pollution, for example, great progress has been made as research has documented the damage done to human and ecosystem system health by man’s activities, motivating action and guiding interventions. However, over recent decades, the paradigm […]
Implication of the Trump Administration’s Policies on Law and Global Health: Evidence and Preliminary Reflections August 31, 2017 - The Law and Global Health Collaboration kickstarts this year’s series exploring the implications of the Trump administration’s policies on select law and health topics. Please join us on Sept. 12, 2017 as Parveen Parmar leads an evidence-based discussion on the effects of policy changes implemented by the Trump administration.
08/30/17 – Immigrant Visions & Voices: A Photovoice Exploration of Health in Chile August 11, 2017 - In the last three decades, Chile has witnessed a considerable influx of immigrants, the majority from other Latin American countries. These individuals may experience a particular vulnerability and unique set of social determinants that affect their health and well-being, thus creating a need for research in this area.
Toxic Stress, Human Rights and Health Equity: Local and Global Implications for Research May 1, 2017 - Continuing the Law & Global Health Collaboration’s exploration of new and emerging issues at the intersection of law and global health, this session focused on the work of early-career researchers.
04/24/17 – Scripps College to Host Haiti’s Dr. Maryse Narcisse April 14, 2017 - Scripps College will be holding a discussion with Dr. Maryse Narcisse, spokeswoman and presidential candidate of Fanmi Lavalas, the party of Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean-Bertrand Aristide.
04/20/17 – USC Preventive Medicine Career Panel April 14, 2017 - Come and meet graduates of the USC PhD programs in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior Research.
04/25/17 – Health Issues in Asylum Seekers April 4, 2017 - In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Cynthia Willard, medical director for the Program for Torture Victims in Los Angeles, discussed health issues asylum seekers face.
10/12/17 – Women Leaders in Global Health Conference March 29, 2017 - Register for this one-day conference highlighting emerging and established women leaders in global health.
In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health Research Symposium March 27, 2017 - This half-day research focused symposium April 21, 2017, was the capstone event concluding the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration’s year-long series focusing on transgender issues at the intersection of law and global health. Global and national experts from a variety of relevant disciplinary perspectives addressed the state of the field, ongoing work in their […]
04/03/17 – Smoking Selectivity among Mexican Immigrants using Binational Data March 14, 2017 - Using nationally-representative datasets from both countries, researchers examined differences in health selection of smoking, by gender, in 2000 and 2012. In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Annie Ro, assistant professor of public health at University of California, Irvine, presents the findings.
03/03/17 – Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights February 17, 2017 - Brazil has been internationally recognized for its successful, rights-based approach to HIV/AIDS. Now, unexpectedly, the country has an emblematic case of backlash. In this lecture, Vera Paiva, professor of social psychology and preventive medicine at University of São Paulo, will describe more recent sociopolitical shifts, as well as present results from an intervention study that tested the acceptability and effects of a multicultural human rights approach.
03/24/17 – USC Public Health Career Fair January 27, 2017 - All USC Preventive Medicine alumni and students were invited to attend the Department of Preventive Medicine’s annual free public health career fair Friday, March 24, 2017.
02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery January 27, 2017 - In this lecture William Magee III, director of international programs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, will discuss the progress and innovation making surgery safe and accessible around the world.
02/21/17 – Developing a Human Rights Approach to Strengthen Practice: Implications for Medicine, Public Health & Social Work January 17, 2017 - In this lecture, Jane McPherson, assistant professor at University of Georgia, explained how human rights as dictated by the United Nations could impact social work both in the U.S. and around the world.
02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition December 22, 2016 - A case competition is a competitive exercise for students to creatively address a challenge within a limited timeframe. The annual USC Global Health Case Competition brings together teams of students from all disciplines to tackle a critical global health challenge.
Transgender Youth Care in the New Millennium December 20, 2016 - Johanna Olson-Kennedy M.D., director of the Center for Transyouth Health and Development at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, led a session drawing on her expertise in the care of gender non-conforming children and transgender youth.
Generating Research to Support Transgender Populations December 20, 2016 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on January 25, 2017 regarding ways to generate research to support transgender populations. Professor Laura Ferguson led the discussion.
Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Global Symposium on Health Systems Research November 2, 2016 - The Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) led two presentations at the Fourth Global Symposium on Health Systems Research Nov. 14-18 in Vancouver, Canada.
11/29/16 – Children vs. Tobacco 2016: Who’s Winning? October 29, 2016 - Despite efforts to create a tobacco-free generation, the tobacco industry continues to target adolescents and young adults. In this lecture, Jonathan Klein, associate executive director of the American Academy of Pediatrics and executive director of NCD Child, will describe usage and cessation trends associated with cigarettes and other tobacco products, as well emerging evidence on […]
Legal and Other Barriers to Protection for Transgender Asylum-Seekers in the US October 22, 2016 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on November 22, 2016 to highlight health and rights challenges faced by transgender asylum-seekers in the United States. Professor Niels Frenzen led the discussion.
11/22/16 – Striving for Health Justice: The Reality of Syrian Refugees & Displaced Populations October 20, 2016 - Learn about the pursuit of health justice among refugees and displaced people in this Immigrant Health Initiative seminar by Steven McAndrew, head of emergency operations at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
11/10/16 – International Practicum Opportunities for MPH Students October 10, 2016 - Learn more about international practicum opportunities available to Master of Public Health students at this information session hosted by the MPH program. Hear from the practicum organizers, as well as students who have completed their global internships through these programs.
11/08/16 – Promoting Cancer Health Equity for Chinese Immigrant Women: How Culture & Access to Care Intersect October 8, 2016 - Learn what breast cancer survivorship data says about culture, acculturation and disparities in cancer care among Chinese immigrant and white survivors in this Immigrant Health Initiative Seminar by Judy Huei-yu Wang, associate professor of oncology and member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center.
11/03/16 – Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights? September 28, 2016 - As a number of states, led by the U.S., push for international recognition of LGBT rights, there is an emerging global polarization, with strong opposition to this development from Russia and most Arab and African governments. How do we further the struggle for queer rights without entrenching the idea that this is the imposition of […]
Maximizing Sexual Health & Rights of Transgender Populations: The Changing Role of the International Classification of Diseases September 26, 2016 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on October 11, 2016 to address the critical role that the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) plays in the health, rights, and lives of trans populations. Expert Sofia Gruskin lead the discussion.
10/18/16 – The Costs of Exclusion: How Gender Inequality Stymies Global Development September 21, 2016 - Learn about the various manifestations of gender inequality—including intimate partner violence, early forced marriage, discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, and access to justice—and how they translate into social and economic costs at the individual, community and macro levels in this talk by Jennifer McCleary-Sills, director of the Global Program on Gender Violence […]
11/17/16 – Redefining Leadership: A Conversation on the Future of Global Health with Global Health Corps September 19, 2016 - Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization devoted to recruiting and training emerging leaders in global health equity. Join three GHC alumni for a lively discussion on what leadership means in the current global health landscape and the need for new voices and perspectives, including non-traditional backgrounds, in moving the needle on some of […]
In Transition: Gender [Identity], Law & Global Health September 2, 2016 - The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on September 13, 2016, to introduce terminology and how legal scholars, scientists, and activists address key topics impacting transgender populations. Experts included Professor David Cruz and Sofia Gruskin.
10/14/16 – Universities Allied for Essential Medicines North American Conference August 24, 2016 - Universities Allied for Essential Medicines’ annual North American conference is an opportunity to inspire, educate, skills-build and mobilize students from a variety of disciplines to become part of something bigger and act now on the access to medicines crisis at their universities.
Program on Global Health & Human Rights presents at Sexuality Policy Watch August 10, 2016 - Sexuality Policy Watch hosted a seminar/workshop, “SexPolitics: Mapping Key Trends and Tensions in the Early 21st Century,” in Durban, South Africa, July 13-15. The USC Program on Global Health & Human Rights (GHHR) joined 35 researchers and activists from across the globe to share perspectives on the transformation of the sexuality politics landscape since 2002, the year […]
10/07/16 – USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase July 15, 2016 - The next USC Stevens Student Innovator Showcase will take place Friday, October 7, 2016 at USC’s University Park Campus.
07/15/16 – Making a Difference through Health Policy and Program Development July 1, 2016 - Dr. Mitch Katz is the Director of the Los Angeles County Health Agency, a new agency that combines the Departments of Health Services, Public Health and Mental Health into a single entity to provide more integrated care and programming within Los Angeles.
06/23/16 – Future of Academic Research and the Future of Health Practice: What will it take to be Successful in the Information Age: from Funding to Research to Modern Scholarly Communications? June 4, 2016 - Success as an academic researcher or as a health practitioner has never been easy. There is little doubt that it has gotten harder and that the trend will continue.
06/09/16 – Zika Virus Awareness Symposium June 4, 2016 - How will the Zika virus impact Greater Los Angeles? Attend this science-based public awareness symposium to learn the facts about the latest research and prevention strategies to fight Zika.
USC Institute for Global Health Student Internship—FILLED May 19, 2016 - We are seeking student interns for the 2016-2017 academic year!
East African Non-Communicable Disease Alliance convenes in Kenya April 25, 2016 - Members of the East Africa Non-Communicable Disease Alliance convened in Nairobe, Kenya, April 7-9 to discuss the group’s future, potential collaborations and goals to prevent NCDs in the region and country. Sandra Najuna, in-country consultant for the USC Institute for Global Health, attended the meeting, which also included advocacy sessions, research training and a research […]
05/05/16 – 4th Annual Health Policy Symposium & Networking Event April 16, 2016 - The University of Southern California’s Fourth Annual Health Policy Symposium & Networking Event will feature discussions including soda taxation, mental health, gun safety, HIV screening, homelessness, medical marijuana, cost of pharmaceuticals, e-cigarettes and the scope of allied health professionals. The featured speaker is Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, who represents California’s 51st Assembly District.
05/05/16 – The Global War on Tobacco: Mapping the World’s First Public Health Treaty April 15, 2016 - USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science Seminar Series Presents “The Global War on Tobacco: Mapping the World’s First Public Health Treaty,” by USC Institute for Global Health Associate Director Heather Wipfli.
05/25/16 – Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption and Protecting Public Health April 15, 2016 - USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science Book Club invites you to attend “Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption and Protecting Public Health,” presented by Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Director of the Doctoral Program at CUNY’s School of Public Health.
05/09/16 – Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption and Protecting Public Health April 15, 2016 - USC Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science Book Club invites you to attend “Lethal But Legal: Corporations, Consumption and Protecting Public Health,” presented by Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor of Public Health and Director of the Doctoral Program at CUNY’s School of Public Health.
04/19/16 – Bridging the Gap: Reducing Mental Health Disparities in Latino Populations at the Local Level April 15, 2016 - Many individuals suffering from mental disorders in need of treatment remain untreated although effective treatments are available. This lecture, hosted by the USC Immigrant Health Initiative, will examine the extent of this treatment gap in Latinos and other ethnically/racially diverse populations in the United States.
04/26/16 – Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub: Sharing Experiences in Global Environmental Health Research April 15, 2016 -
06/14/16 – 11th Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health April 14, 2016 - The Summer Institute on Migration and Global Health is an international event that offers researchers, faculty, graduate students and professionals working with migrant communities around the worl, a unique opportunity to learn about different health issues that affect mobile populations.
04/12/16 – Do not let a serious crisis go to waste: Environmental Health Challenges and Opportunities in Mongolia April 7, 2016 - Ulaanbaatar, which is home to nearly half of Mongolia’s three million residents. The city’s rapid growth, frigid winters, valley topography and reliance on coal-fired stoves have led to the worst winter air pollution level in the world.
04/22/16 – Climate Change & Health: Reasons for Concern and Optimism March 25, 2016 - Jonathan Patz, director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, will present both health concerns stemming from climate disruption as well as health opportunities that will arise from mitigation policies to address global climate change.
04/13/16 – GlobeMed: Spark MicroGrants Benefit Dinner March 18, 2016 - In the name of global health and social justice, GlobeMed at USC and the USC Institute for Global Health invite you to an evening of energizing discussion, delicious food and student talent—for a great cause.
03/21/16 – Health Reform in Mexico: Moving Towards Universal Health Coverage March 15, 2016 - This lecture by Michael R. Reich is presented by the USC Department of Preventive Medicine, USC Institute for Global Health & Program on Global Health and Human Rights.