The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities

The USC Institute for Global Health and The Community Scholars Collaborative for Health Equity Solutions (CHES) hosted hosted the lecture "The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities" with Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz Nov. 8. Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz Epidemiologist, Migrant Health Specialist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  SDSU Graduate School of Public Health … Continue reading The Health of the Foreign-Born in the United States: Advantages and Disparities

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

USC tobacco researchers honored by city officials

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. Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell commended Distinguished Professor Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, Flora L. Thornton Chair of the … Continue reading USC tobacco researchers honored by city officials

USC wins big at international global health case competition

An interdisciplinary team of students representing four USC schools won the International Emory University Global Health Case Competition Mar. 25, joining the elite few to have clinched first place in the event’s seven years. With a $6,000 check in tow, the students returned to Los Angeles after a surreal whirlwind week in Atlanta synthesizing ideas … Continue reading USC wins big at international global health case competition

Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas

From the northern tip of Alaska to the southern coast of Chile, the Americas host some of the most diverse — and disparate — populations in the world. However, despite progress in medicine and economic development, health inequalities prevail, leading to avoidable premature illness and death among millions of disadvantaged people. With a goal of … Continue reading Panama summit stokes vision of health equity in the Americas