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

11/10/16 – International Practicum Opportunities for MPH Students

Learn more about international practicum opportunities available to Master of Public Health students at this information session hosted by the MPH program. Hear from the practicum organizers, as well as students who have completed their global internships through these programs. Details Thursday, November 10, 2016 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Soto Street Building (SSB) 116

Public health students experience Panama

In June, USC Master of Public Health students participated in a graduate course in Panama through a collaboration between the Keck School of Medicine of USC MPH program and the University of South Florida Health Program. The students traveled to Panama as part of a two-week practicum opportunity to conduct fieldwork, visit health agencies and tour cultural … Continue reading Public health students experience Panama

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

04/09/16 – USC Meet-and-Greet Mixer @ Consortium of Universities for Global Health

USC Institute for Global Health

Join us for a special meet-and-greet mixer coinciding with the 2016 Annual CUGH Global Health Conference in San Francisco! Learn about the Online Master of Public Health program and socialize with University of Southern California faculty and staff working in public and global health and human rights. If you are interested in attending, please email global.heatlh@usc.edu. Saturday, … Continue reading 04/09/16 – USC Meet-and-Greet Mixer @ Consortium of Universities for Global Health

Global Health LIVE goes global—live

Global Health LIVE

Global Health LIVE is a new and innovative graduate seminar for Master of Public Health students from Association of Pacific Rim Universities member schools. The course, co-taught by USC Institute for Global Health faculty members Drs. Mellissa Withers and Shubha Kumar, was offered for the first time in Fall 2015 and extends the theory of global health … Continue reading Global Health LIVE goes global—live

Students join public health with soccer at Uganda youth camp

A team of graduate and undergraduate students and alumni traveled to Uganda in August to lead a public health workshop conducted through soccer charity Ray United FC. RUFC’s founder is 12-year-old Ray Wipfli, son of USC Professor Heather Wipfli, who also serves as the associate director of the USC Institute for Global Health. After years … Continue reading Students join public health with soccer at Uganda youth camp