11/07/17- Implications of the Trump Administration’s Policies: Climate Change, Environment and Global Health

The Law and Global Health Collaboration is excited to continue this year’s series exploring the implications of the Trump administration’s policies on select law and health topics. This session will focus on several of the Trump Administration's aggressive regulatory rollbacks and discuss their impact on climate change efforts, public health and environmental justice, and discuss potential legal challenges and intervention to support people in Los Angeles and across the globe.

Killed by Police: Validity of Media-Based Data and Misclassification of Death Certificates in Massachusetts, 2004–2016

By Justin M. Feldman, Sofia Gruskin, Brent A. Coull and Nancy Krieger, published in the American Journal of Public Health.

10/10/17- Fake News and Censorship: Twin Challenges for Law and Global Health in the Digital Age

On October 10th 2017, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration held an evidence-based discussion lead by David Kaye, who presented on media censorship, fake news, and the implications for law and health.

USC students lead public health camp in Uganda

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

An interdisciplinary team of USC public health and pharmacy students and alumni concluded their summer in the grassy fields of northern Uganda, where they led a public health and soccer camp for more than 1,000 youth. Non-profit organization Ray United FC hosts the yearly camp as part of its efforts promote healthy kids and communities … Continue reading USC students lead public health camp in Uganda

08/30/17 – Immigrant Visions & Voices: A Photovoice Exploration of Health in Chile

Immigrant Visions & Voices: A Photovoice Exploration of Health in Chile

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. Through collaboration with the Center for Health … Continue reading 08/30/17 – Immigrant Visions & Voices: A Photovoice Exploration of Health in Chile

09/25/17 – 10th Annual West Coast Global Forum

10th Annual West Coast Global Forum

The Southern California Division and Southern California Regional Council of Organizations hosted the 10th Annual West Coast Global Forum Sept. 25 to present the 2017 Global Citizen Awards. The award recognizes individuals and organizations committed to making a difference in the health, human rights and quality of life of all people locally and globally. Recipients … Continue reading 09/25/17 – 10th Annual West Coast Global Forum

Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP) office is hosting a variety of events in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. These events aim to prevent sexual and gender-based harm in order to create a safer campus for students at USC.  April 20 | 2:00 p.m., SKS 410 Creativity Showcase: Artwork through the Eyes of Sexual … Continue reading Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Defunding Planned Parenthood is a violation of women’s reproductive rights

Reproductive Justice for All

In her editorial published in The Hill, Mellissa Withers, assistant professor of clinical preventive medicine, describes the reproductive health consequences of replacing the Affordable Care Act, as well as the irony in President Trumps' re-establishment of the Global Gag Rule.  Read the article » Details: Authors: Mellissa Withers Published By:  The Hill Date: March 20, 2017 … Continue reading Defunding Planned Parenthood is a violation of women’s reproductive rights

USC takes part in 2017 Consortium of Universities for Global Health

CUGH 2017

USC Institute for Global Health faculty and collaborators represented USC at the eighth annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health in Washington, D.C., April 7‑9. Innovation on display Assistant professors Shubha Kumar and Mellissa Withers, displayed their poster, "An Innovative Approach to Teaching Global Health Research Ethics," which describes their joint global health ethics course taught in … Continue reading USC takes part in 2017 Consortium of Universities for Global Health