In her sophomore year as a pre-medical student at Harvard University, Meghan McCullough made a life-changing career decision: to train for a chance to make it to the Olympics or fulfill her ambition to become a doctor. Her choice to retire from competitive ice dancing at age 21, while difficult, led her to where she … Continue reading Meet Meghan McCullough, Tsao Global Surgery Fellow
Despite efforts to create a tobacco-free generation, the tobacco industry continues to target adolescents and young adults. In this lecture, Jonathan Klein, associate executive director of the American Academy of Pediatrics and executive director of NCD Child, will describe usage and cessation trends associated with cigarettes and other tobacco products, as well emerging evidence on … Continue reading 11/29/16 – Children vs. Tobacco 2016: Who’s Winning?
The USC Law & Global Health Collaboration hosted a discussion on November 22, 2016 to highlight health and rights challenges faced by transgender asylum-seekers in the United States. Professor Niels Frenzen led the discussion.
Learn about the pursuit of health justice among refugees and displaced people in this Immigrant Health Initiative seminar by Steven McAndrew, head of emergency operations at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
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
Learn what breast cancer survivorship data says about culture, acculturation and disparities in cancer care among Chinese immigrant and white survivors in this Immigrant Health Initiative Seminar by Judy Huei-yu Wang, associate professor of oncology and member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program at Georgetown University’s Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. In addition to explaining how … Continue reading 11/08/16 – Promoting Cancer Health Equity for Chinese Immigrant Women: How Culture & Access to Care Intersect
As a number of states, led by the U.S., push for international recognition of LGBT rights, there is an emerging global polarization, with strong opposition to this development from Russia and most Arab and African governments. How do we further the struggle for queer rights without entrenching the idea that this is the imposition of … Continue reading 11/03/16 – Can the United Nations Empower Queer Rights?
Global Health Corps is a leadership development organization devoted to recruiting and training emerging leaders in global health equity. Join three GHC alumni for a lively discussion on what leadership means in the current global health landscape and the need for new voices and perspectives, including non-traditional backgrounds, in moving the needle on some of … Continue reading 11/17/16 – Redefining Leadership: A Conversation on the Future of Global Health with Global Health Corps