Dr. Jonathan M. Samet receives 2016 Fries Prize for Improving Health

Dr. Jonathan M. Samet receives 2016 Fries Prize for Improving Health

Distinguished Professor Jonathan Samet, director of the USC Institute for Global Health and Flora L. Thornton Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine, received the 2016 Fries Prize for Improving Health at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Nov. 17 for his pioneering research and decades of advocacy on the negative impacts of air pollution on health.

USC to partner on air pollution and health study in Eastern Africa

We are honored to be working with Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia to develop the newly funded GEOHealth Network as part of the Eastern Africa GEOHealth Hub—one of seven hubs around the world. Over the next five years, U.S. scientists will train Ethiopian, Kenyan, Rwandan and Ugandan researchers to investigate occupational risk factors and the … Continue reading USC to partner on air pollution and health study in Eastern Africa

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

Multidisciplinary USC Global Health Case Competition connects students to the CDC

Back for its second year, the University of Southern California Global Health Case Competition has grown in popularity, with more than 130 undergraduate and graduate students from 11 USC schools participating Friday, Feb. 15. This year, the USC Institute for Global Health partnered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to write the case, … Continue reading Multidisciplinary USC Global Health Case Competition connects students to the CDC