01/26/18 – Register for International Emory Global Health Case Competition team

Each year, a team of USC students competes at the International Emory Global Health Case Competition in Atlanta, GA. Last year, we won. Help us win again this year by applying to be a part of our 2018 team!  The International Emory Global Health Case Competition brings student teams from around the world together to … Continue reading 01/26/18 – Register for International Emory Global Health Case Competition team

USC wins big at international global health case competition

An interdisciplinary team of students representing four USC schools won the International Emory University Global Health Case Competition Mar. 25, joining the elite few to have clinched first place in the event’s seven years. With a $6,000 check in tow, the students returned to Los Angeles after a surreal whirlwind week in Atlanta synthesizing ideas … Continue reading USC wins big at international global health case competition

Students pitch global surgery solutions

2017 USC Global Health Case Competition

Students from across USC’s campuses spent a week strategizing ways to improve Nicaragua’s surgical infrastructure as part of the sixth annual USC Global Health Case Competition Feb. 14. The competition, open to all USC students and hosted by the Institute for Global Health, partnered with medical charity Operation Smile and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to … Continue reading Students pitch global surgery solutions

02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery

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. An academic surgeon at USC, Magee treats complex surgical cases, mentors trainees, conducts interdisciplinary research and translates projects in regions around the world. The son of Operation … Continue reading 02/14/17 – Progress & Innovation in Global Surgery

02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition

2016 USC Global Health Case Competition

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. Five days after receiving the case, students must propose realistic, innovative solutions to a panel … Continue reading 02/14/17 – 2017 USC Global Health Case Competition

USC students compete in cross-campus health challenge

2016 USC Global Health Case Competition

For the fifth year, nearly 100 USC students from 10 colleges focused on pressing issues at the USC Global Health Case Competition. This year, teams had a week to identify and implement global programs to foster healthy communities in lower-income countries, as mock consultants “hired” by the American Cancer Society. Master of Public Health candidates … Continue reading USC students compete in cross-campus health challenge

Helping others on a global scale

Graduate students at three USC schools won the fourth annual USC Global Health Case Competition. The annual competition organized by the USC Institute for Global Health featured a challenge addressing the social impact of global giving programs at TOMS, a company known for its one-to-one retail sales model. 

Approximately 80 students representing more than 10 … Continue reading Helping others on a global scale

The Social Impact of Global Giving: Global Health Case Competition draws students in cross-campus TOMS challenge

A multidisciplinary team of graduate students representing the USC School of Social Work, USC Marshall School of Business and the Keck School of Medicine of USC won the fourth-annual USC Global Health Case Competition, which took place Feb. 9-10 at the university park and health sciences campuses. Jay Lytton, MSW/MBA candidate; Mitch Otu, MD/MBA candidate; … Continue reading The Social Impact of Global Giving: Global Health Case Competition draws students in cross-campus TOMS challenge

Moving toward mWellness: Shaping the future of mobile innovation and health

Mobile health—or mHealth—has been a buzz phrase in the global health field for years. Now, following a February USC conference, experts are examining ways in which mobile technologies can contribute not just to immediate health interventions, but to wellness overall. Non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes and chronic lung disease, dominate health … Continue reading Moving toward mWellness: Shaping the future of mobile innovation and health

Undergraduate team wins USC Global Health Case Competition

Competing against their peers, a team of multidisciplinary undergraduates won the USC Global Health Case Competition on Feb. 15 and will represent the university at the international level in March. The annual cross-campus challenge, which began in 2012, is coordinated by the USC Institute for Global Health and a partnering organization — this year, it … Continue reading Undergraduate team wins USC Global Health Case Competition