On November 7th 2017, the USC Law and Global Health Collaboration held a session that focused on several of the Trump Administration's aggressive regulatory rollbacks and discussed their impact on climate change efforts, public health and environmental justice. The presenters also discussed potential legal challenges and interventions to support people in Los Angeles and across the globe.
The Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention and Services (RSVP) office is hosting a variety of events in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. These events aim to prevent sexual and gender-based harm in order to create a safer campus for students at USC. April 20 | 2:00 p.m., SKS 410 Creativity Showcase: Artwork through the Eyes of Sexual … Continue reading Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Come and meet graduates of the USC PhD programs in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Health Behavior Research. Our panel of invited guests will share their experiences within and outside of the academic setting. This event is open to all students who are interested in learning more about career paths and opportunities in preventive medicine and related … Continue reading 04/20/17 – USC Preventive Medicine Career Panel
Register for this one-day conference highlighting emerging and established women leaders in global health. This conference is inspired by the large and growing number of women in global and public health, and frustration about the lack of diversity and representation of women in global health leadership positions. Women comprise as much as 75 percent of the health … Continue reading 10/12/17 – Women Leaders in Global Health Conference
The Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) celebrated the career of Dr. Jonathan Samet, Flora L. Thornton Chair of the USC Department of Preventive Medicine and director of the USC Institute for Global Health, as part of its 30-year anniversary commemoration Jan. 27. Recognizing a career dedicated to public health The institute awarded Samet … Continue reading Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet
All USC Preventive Medicine alumni and students were invited to attend the Department of Preventive Medicine's annual free public health career fair Friday, March 24, 2017. This was an excellent networking opportunity for those of you looking for careers in public health. Students and alumni met face-to-face with potential employers. Please contact Paula Amezola at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
In this lecture, Jane McPherson, assistant professor at University of Georgia, explained how human rights as dictated by the United Nations could impact social work both in the U.S. and around the world. In the U.S. her work focuses on asylum seekers and immigrants; globally, she creates tools to investigate and promote rights-based practice. An … Continue reading 02/21/17 – Developing a Human Rights Approach to Strengthen Practice: Implications for Medicine, Public Health & Social Work
Cultural barriers gave way to goals and slide-tackles in Uganda this summer as part of a public health immersion camp led by USC students and alumni. If there’s one thing that brings people together in the rural Mpigi District—it’s soccer. So, connecting the sport to public health was a logical choice for USC Institute for … Continue reading USC public health program turns Uganda’s fields into classrooms
In this talk, Dr. Ross Hammond will provide an overview and several current examples of the fast-growing application of complex systems approaches to public health etiology, policy, implementation, and interventions. He will talk about important lessons learned, limitations and best practices, and future potential. The presentation will draw on several recent and active research projects … Continue reading 04/06/16 – Applications of Complex Systems Modeling in Public Health: Progress and Potential
Susan, Baezconde-Garbanati, Garcia, Barker, Samet Jonathan M., Leventhal,and Unger published in Evaluation and the Health Professions.