The USC IIGH Student Advisory Council invites you to a film screening and discussion around immigrantion and health. Learn from leaders on immigration issues and meet with organizations within Los Angeles and at USC about ways in which you can get involved.
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
USC Dornsife's Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration is hosting the California Bold Conference: Leading Policies and Movements for Immigrant Integration Feb. 7, 2018, at the USC Radisson. Join scholars, activists, policymakers and allies from across sectors to discuss the following questions: What are the key issues facing supporters of immigrant integration in the current … Continue reading 02/07/18 – California Bold Conference: Leading Policies and Movements for Immigrant Integration
The Law and Global Health Collaboration kickstarts this year’s series exploring the implications of the Trump administration’s policies on select law and health topics. Please join us on Sept. 12, 2017 as Parveen Parmar leads an evidence-based discussion on the effects of policy changes implemented by the Trump administration.
In the last three decades, Chile has witnessed a considerable influx of immigrants, the majority from other Latin American countries. These individuals may experience a particular vulnerability and unique set of social determinants that affect their health and well-being, thus creating a need for research in this area. Through collaboration with the Center for Health … Continue reading 08/30/17 – Immigrant Visions & Voices: A Photovoice Exploration of Health in Chile
In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Cynthia Willard, medical director for the Program for Torture Victims in Los Angeles, discussed health issues asylum seekers face. An assistant clinical professor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, she is developing an asylum medicine program in the Department of Family Medicine, drawing upon her decade-long … Continue reading 04/25/17 – Health Issues in Asylum Seekers
Using nationally-representative datasets from both countries, researchers examined differences in health selection of smoking, by gender, in 2000 and 2012. In this USC Immigrant Health Initiative seminar, Annie Ro, assistant professor of public health at University of California, Irvine, presents the findings.
Learn about the pursuit of health justice among refugees and displaced people in this Immigrant Health Initiative seminar by Steven McAndrew, head of emergency operations at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
Learn what breast cancer survivorship data says about culture, acculturation and disparities in cancer care among Chinese immigrant and white survivors in this Immigrant Health Initiative Seminar by Judy Huei-yu Wang, associate professor of oncology and member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition to explaining how … Continue reading 11/08/16 – Promoting Cancer Health Equity for Chinese Immigrant Women: How Culture & Access to Care Intersect