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

05/05/16 – 4th Annual Health Policy Symposium & Networking Event

The University of Southern California's Fourth Annual Health Policy Symposium & Networking Event will feature discussions including soda taxation, mental health, gun safety, HIV screening, homelessness, medical marijuana, cost of pharmaceuticals, e-cigarettes and the scope of allied health professionals. The featured speaker is Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, who represents California's 51st Assembly District. Thursday, May 5 | 5:30 … Continue reading 05/05/16 – 4th Annual Health Policy Symposium & Networking Event

Perspectives of Vulnerable US Hispanics With Rheumatoid Arthritis on Depression

Despite the high prevalence of depression among vulnerable Hispanics with rheumatoid arthritis, many do not disclose it or seek treatment. Co-authored by Mellissa Withers, "Perspectives of Vulnerable US Hispanics With Rheumatoid Arthritis on Depression: Awareness, Barriers to Disclosure, and Treatment Options" was published in the April 2015 issue of Arthritis Care & Research. Read the article » Details: … Continue reading Perspectives of Vulnerable US Hispanics With Rheumatoid Arthritis on Depression