Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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.  Continue reading Upcoming Events for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet

Jonathan Samet INSP

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. Continue reading Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet

02/21/17 – Developing a Human Rights Approach to Strengthen Practice: Implications for Medicine, Public Health & Social Work

United Nations

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.

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04/06/16 – Applications of Complex Systems Modeling in Public Health: Progress and Potential

Ross Hammond

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. Continue reading 04/06/16 – Applications of Complex Systems Modeling in Public Health: Progress and Potential

Forces that Drive the Vape Shop Industry and Implication for the Health Professions

This publication co-authored by USC Institute for Global Health Director Jonathan Samet briefly discusses these three factors and the implications for the health professions, as they address the vape shop industry and its consequences for public health.

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Details:

Authors: SussmanBaezconde-GarbanatiGarciaBarker, Samet Jonathan MLeventhal Unger.
Published By: Evaluation & the Health Professions
Date: May 11, 2015
Publication Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25967071

Cytisine is effective for smoking cessation: should clinicians use it?

This publication co-authored by USC Institute for Global Health Director Jonathan Samet aims to identify tobacco use which remains a leading cause of avoidable premature mortality and morbidity worldwide with approximately 800 million male and 200 million female smokers worldwide. Much of this ongoing disease burden can be avoided through smoking cessation. However, nicotine in tobacco smoke is highly addicting and most cessation attempts fail.

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Details:

Authors: Samet JM
Published By: Evidence Based Medicine
Date: August 19, 2014
Publication Link: http://ebm.bmj.com/content/19/4/134.extract