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Our programs prepare students for impactful careers in population and public health sciences, and employers tell us that the real-world, practical skills our graduates possess make them some of the most prepared job candidates they encounter.



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Study links adoption of electric vehicles with less air pollution and improved health

Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC conducted one of the first-ever studies showing that electric cars are associated with real-world reductions in both air pollution and respiratory problems.

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Leveraging publicly available datasets, the researchers analyzed a “natural experiment” occurring in California.

Improving population and public health – at the intersection of research and action in communities.

We view health as a rights and equity issue.

We address the complex public health issues in communities around the world.

We embrace diversity.

We offer a platform for researchers to conduct collaborative research.

We deliver rigorous training and education that leads to a strong career path.

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Our community of scholars are brilliant, uncommonly collaborative, and deeply engaged in our surrounding communities.

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