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.
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. 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… 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. 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.