Happiness, Health and the Bicycle

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What do people mean when they say 'it is not safe to cycle'? Why do those who cycle report less stress and greater satisfaction than those who travel by other modes? Why is re-allocation of road space to make room for bicycles resisted so fiercely? Work on these and other topics will be discussed at […]

“From Karachi to Baltimore: different worlds but same disparities”

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Featuring: Adil Haider, MD,MPH Dean of the Medical School at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan, Director of Disparities and Emerging Trauma Systems in the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Deputy Editor of JAMA Surgery, and the President of the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS)

(Un)Just Recovery: Addressing COVID-Related Inequalities in Los Angeles

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The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, in partnership with the USC Dornsife Equity Research Institute, the USC Sol Price Center for Social Innovation, the USC-Keck Human Rights Clinic, the USC Keck Division of Global Emergency Medicine and the 2021 USC SDG Leadership Academy, invites you to a virtual panel event highlighting the range of work happening across USC to address COVID-related inequalities in Los Angeles. Hear […]


The Role of Technology Policy in Improving Public Health

Mary Nichols, JD Former Chair California Air Resources Board   This event is part of the fall 2021 Climate & Health Seminar Series, in collaboration with the USC Dornsife Spatial Sciences Institute and the Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center. Registration details will be updated soon.

Historical Perspectives on Health Inequality in Africa: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?

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The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health and the USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science and Innovation invite you to a virtual lecture featuring Professor Joachim Osur, vice chancellor at Amref International University and director of regional projects and field offices at Amref Health Africa. Health inequality is a widely recognized and growing problem around the world, especially in low- […]

Climate Change from the Streets: How Conflict and Collaboration Strengthen the Environmental Justice Movement

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Michael Méndez Assistant Professor Department of Urban Planning and Public Policy School of Social Ecology University of California, Irvine   Although the science of climate change is clear, policy decisions about how to respond to its effects remain contentious. Even when such decisions claim to be guided by objective knowledge, they are made and implemented […]

When Climate is Everything, How Do We Manage the World and Leave No One Behind?

Join USC IIGH for a lecture featuring Rachel Kyte, dean of The Fletcher School at Tufts University and adviser to the COP26 climate talks. Dean Kyte will discuss the urgent need to decarbonize our economies and invest in our resilience to climate impacts. With a focus on inclusion and addressing inequalities through economic recovery, she […]

The COVID-19 Pandemic is Not Only a Viral Event

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This third meeting of “The Brazilian Epidemic of COVID-19 is Not Just a Viral Event” series will highlight the new challenges for controlling a pandemic that has not ended. What are the necessary responses to the ongoing Brazilian COVID-19 epidemic and trends in the global pandemic that are expected to last many months, in synergy with […]