Science advances knowledge, chiseling at areas of ignorance and reducing uncertainties, which may slow evidence-based decision-making. With regard to environmental pollution, for example, great progress has been made as res... read more →
Government officials honored USC faculty Aug. 18 at Los Angeles City Hall for their public health work in tobacco control, prevention and research that formed the scientific foundation for local policies.
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While the development of evidence-based air quality standards for airborne particulate matter (PM) for Europe and North America is well-documented, the standard-setting processes in other regions are less well characterized. ... read more →
The Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) celebrated the career of Dr. Jonathan Samet, Flora L. Thornton Chair of the USC Department of Preventive Medicine and director of the USC Institute for Global Health, as part of... read more →
The United States Surgeon General on Dec. 8 released a new report calling e-cigarettes "a major public health concern."
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Samet Honored for Advocacy and Research on Health Risks of Inhaled Pollutants
Distinguished Professor Jonathan Samet, director of the USC Institute for Global Health and Flora L. Thornton Chair of the Department of Preventiv... read more →
Working to save lives through prevention and policy, eastern African researchers trained with expert environmental health scientists at USC to lay the groundwork for air pollution and health research in their countries.
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A study published in Globalization and Health June 23, 2016, found growing demand for global health across the Pacific Rim and suggests universities increase educational and training opportunities in this field. (more&helli... read more →
An estimated 1.3 billion people in the East Asia and Pacific region are breathing unsafe, unclean air each day. USC Institute for Global Health Director Dr. Jonathan Samet comments on Korea's poor air quality for NPR's story... read more →
The Chernobyl accident 30 years ago on April 26, 1986, is the worst disaster in the history of nuclear power generation. Although fewer than 50 deaths have been directly attributed to radiation from the disaster, up to 4,000... read more →
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