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. Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, a clinical professor of internal medicine at the University of California, … Continue reading 04/19/16 – Bridging the Gap: Reducing Mental Health Disparities in Latino Populations at the Local Level
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. Because of its unique characteristics of climate and extreme levels of air pollution, Ulaanbaatar City is arguably the best … Continue reading 04/12/16 – Do not let a serious crisis go to waste: Environmental Health Challenges and Opportunities in Mongolia
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.
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. Join us in honoring Spark MicroGrants and the community health initiatives of the Ocitoaka Community in Northern Uganda. The guest of honor … Continue reading 04/13/16 – GlobeMed: Spark MicroGrants Benefit Dinner