Drones course returns in June

Drone flight in rural Kasungu.

The use of drones (or unmanned aerial vehicles—"UAVs") in the public health context is relatively new but has been growing significantly over the last three years. They are solving some of the most common health logistics challenges around the world by circumventing problematic infrastructures on the ground, speeding up delivery processes and making supply chains … Continue reading Drones course returns in June

New online certificate course explores drones’ role in global health

A new online certificate course offered through the USC Institute for Global Health June 4-24 will explore the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs/drones) in public health, emergency response and related fields. Developed and taught by Shubha Kumar, PhD, assistant professor of preventive medicine and director of the USC Master of Public Health online program, in … Continue reading New online certificate course explores drones’ role in global health

Global health courses go global, live

Distance education graduate courses led by USC faculty are attracting students from around the world to virtual classrooms where they learn about global health leadership and ethics. The courses, accessible to the vast Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) network, combine live lectures and discussions from international experts with weekly online classes and collaborative team … Continue reading Global health courses go global, live

New global health courses commence online—and around the world

Online Courses

This semester, two online global health courses are bringing USC students together—remotely—with peers and experts from around the world. Both are co-taught by Drs. Shubha Kumar and Mellissa Withers. "Global Health LIVE!"is a graduate seminar taught for students from universities around the world, including USC, University of California, Irvine; National Taiwan University; and University of Tokyo. First … Continue reading New global health courses commence online—and around the world