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

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

Vietnam works with USC and partners to develop health policy for safe, effective surgical care

Vietnam works with USC and partners to develop health policy for safe, effective surgical care

Along with a team of professionals from Operation Smile and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Assistant Professor Shubha Kumar recently traveled to Vietnam to assist in health policy development. At the 68th World Health Assembly, representatives of Member States of the United Nations unanimously approved a resolution on strengthening emergency and essential surgical care and … Continue reading Vietnam works with USC and partners to develop health policy for safe, effective surgical care

Meet Meghan McCullough, Tsao Global Surgery Fellow

Meghan McCullough

In her sophomore year as a pre-medical student at Harvard University, Meghan McCullough made a life-changing career decision: to train for a chance to make it to the Olympics or fulfill her ambition to become a doctor. Her choice to retire from competitive ice dancing at age 21, while difficult, led her to where she … Continue reading Meet Meghan McCullough, Tsao Global Surgery Fellow