Occasionally the Institute hosts lectures and events in addition to the USC Global Health Lecture Series. Please see the pages below for more information, including video recordings and photos.

USC students, faculty, staff and alumni collaborated with community organizations and university students to provide public health education and services to more than 1,000 youth in the Uganda’s rural Oyam district Aug. 8-12. Photo credit: Heather Wipfli 02/06/18 – Info Session: Uganda Public Health Immersion (1/8/2018) - Learn more about our annual public health experience in Uganda at this information session.
11/14/17 – Narrative Justice: Promoting Responsible Storytelling in Global Health (11/3/2017) - 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.
10/16/17 – Planetary Health: Human Health Impacts of Environmental Change (9/26/2017) - 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 (9/21/2017) - 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.
The Death of Evidence: Implications for Global Health 09/21/17 – The Death of Evidence: Implications for Global Health (9/13/2017) - 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…
10/12/17 – Women Leaders in Global Health Conference (3/29/2017) - Register for this one-day conference highlighting emerging and established women leaders in global health.
03/03/17 – Facing (Political) Backlash: Using School-based Intervention Studies to Promote Young Brazilians’ Health & Rights (2/17/2017) - 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.
02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery (1/27/2017) - 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.
2016 USC Global Health Case Competition 02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition (12/22/2016) - 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.
Uganda Health Systems: Success Stories and Challenges from Mpigi Health Center IV (6/9/2015) - Friend and special guest of the USC Institute for Global Health, Dr. John Jubilee, presented a lecture June 8, 2015, about his experiences working as the head doctor for the rural Mpigi Health Center IV in Mawokota County North, Uganda.