The how: a message for the UN high-level meeting on NCDs

by Kent Buse, Robert Marten, Sarah Hawkes, George Alleyne, Phillip Baker, Fran Baum, Robert Beaglehole, Chantal Blouin, Ruth Bonita, Luisa Brumana, John Butler, Simon Capewell, Sally Casswell, José Luis Castro, Mickey Chopra, Helen Clark, Katie Dain, Sandro Demaio, Andrea Feigl, Patricia Frenz, Peter Friberg, Sharon Friel, Amanda Glassman, Unni Gopinathan, Lawrence Gostin, Sofia Gruskin, Corinna Hawkes, David Hipgrave, Paula Johns, Alexandra Jones, Sowmya Kadandale, Roger Magnusson, Patricio V. Marquez, Martin McKee, Benjamin Mason Meier, Carlos A. Monteiro, Modi Mwatsama, Rachel Nugent, David Patterson, Stefan Peterson, Yogan Pillay, Johanna Ralston, Srinath Reddy, Juan A. Rivera, Sandhya Singh, Sudhvir Singh, Tim Sladden, Richard Smith, Kristina Sperkova, Thaksaphon Thamarangsi, Francis Thompson and Douglas Webb, in The Lancet.

L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

The USC Institute for Global Health nears its 10th anniversary with a new director and a new vision focused on equality A Southern California native, Sofia Gruskin has always felt at home in Los Angeles. The city drew her back in 2011, after 18 years at Harvard University, to launch a health and human rights … Continue reading L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research

From evidence to action: challenges for the Brazilian Unified National Health System in offering pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV to persons with the greatest vulnerability

by Eliana Miura Zucchi, Alexandre Grangeiro, Dulce Ferraz, Thiago Félix Pinheiro, Tatianna Alencar, Laura Ferguson, Denize Lotufo Estevam, Rosemeire Munhoz and Equipe do Estudo Combina! in Cadernos de Saúde Pública.

Sofia Gruskin named director of USC Institute for Global Health

Sofia Gruskin, J.D., MIA

Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA, has been appointed director of the USC Institute for Global Health, Keck School of Medicine Interim Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, announced in a memo to faculty and staff on March 19. A professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School with a joint appointment at the USC Gould … Continue reading Sofia Gruskin named director of USC Institute for Global Health

Using Civic Imagination to Resist: Envisioning A Future With Sexual and Reproductive Rights

A collaboration between the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration, the Civics and Social Media Group and the Civic Imagination Project on April 18, 2018, this symposium brought USC and area experts and students together to explore new ways of ensuring sexual and reproductive health and rights within the United States and globally, in an increasingly restrictive political climate.

Reproductive Justice in the Era of Backlash

The second session of the Spring 2018 semester of the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration focused on reproductive health. Professor Michele Goodwin, who holds the Chancellor’s Professorship at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) with appointments at the School of Law, School of Public Health, and Department of Gender and Sexuality Studies, discussed the … Continue reading Reproductive Justice in the Era of Backlash

Legal and Health Dimensions of Trump’s Immigration Policies: What is Happening and What We Can Do About It

This first session of the Spring 2018 semester of the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration—Jan. 23— focused on the impacts of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies in Los Angeles and across the globe, and concrete research and actions being taken to minimize the harms. Professor Sofia Gruskin, Director, Program on Global Health and Human … Continue reading Legal and Health Dimensions of Trump’s Immigration Policies: What is Happening and What We Can Do About It

Strengthening justice systems for sexual and reproductive health in Vietnam

At the biennial Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Health and Rights in Vietnam Nov. 27-30, Sofia Gruskin presented to more than 1,000 attendees at a plenary session on strengthening justice systems for sexual and reproductive health and rights.Her talk emphasized the need to move beyond concepts and slogans to collective action moving beyond … Continue reading Strengthening justice systems for sexual and reproductive health in Vietnam