Lifeguard travels the world while earning USC Master of Public Health online

Jonathan Robinson has gone from making rescues in Orange County to leading lifeguard training trips in Turkey and Thailand. (Photo/Courtesy of Jonathan Robinson)

The moment San Clemente surfer Jonathan Robinson plunged into the Pacific to pass a lifeguarding test at age 17, his passion became his profession. Seven years of protecting the Orange County coastline groomed Robinson to be where he is today. The USC Master of Public Health student dreams of an international career in emergency medicine, saving lives … Continue reading Lifeguard travels the world while earning USC Master of Public Health online

Meet Michael Pham, USC alum training Cambodian officials to save lives in emergencies

Michael Pham in Cambodia. Photo courtesy The CPR Hero LLC.

After graduating from USC, Michael Pham, MPH ’15, traded the urban Los Angeles jungle for lush South East Asia, where he spent two weeks training Cambodian officials in emergency response practices. Pham, a paramedic, hoped to help standardize pre-hospital emergency care in the country, which lacks medical service infrastructure and emergency transport. As of 2012, … Continue reading Meet Michael Pham, USC alum training Cambodian officials to save lives in emergencies

USC online public health program presented at national education conference

American Council of Education Annual Conference

Shubha Kumar, USC Institute for Global Health Director of Distance Education Programs, presented about the Online Master of Public Health Program at the American Council of Education Annual Conference, which took place March 12-15 in San Francisco. The session's audience comprised approximately 150 attendees, including university presidents, provosts, chancellors and chief administrative officers from the … Continue reading USC online public health program presented at national education conference