Updated July 2022: Something in the Air can now be viewed by U.S. audiences on YouTube courtesy of PBS America. This story was originally published February 14, 2019. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1SdFjna7zQ A recent study by Rima Habre, MSc, ScD, associate...
Earth Day 2022: Public health experts weigh in on the toll of climate change
How health care can go green
Department of Population and Public Health Sciences ranks #2 in NIH funding seven years running
The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences ranks as one of the top research units of its kind in the country.
The CDC is finally recognizing ‘natural immunity’ — legislators should follow suit
Study examines testing impacts
Coronavirus transmissions led to school closures in Los Angeles County and across the country. Now a new study finds that administrators, teachers, parents and students support in-school testing.
Cancer Moonshot funds will help USC researchers reduce health disparities in cancer research
PPHS kicks off inaugural Alumni Council
The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences is excited to introduce its first Alumni Council, a group of committed individuals who will help strengthen department programs and the impact of its graduates. The council represents more than 4,600 alumni who...
Coping with COVID: Thanks to omicron, 2022 is off to a painful start
Disruption fatigue, emotional exhaustion and skepticism about public health information are making a bad thing worse, USC experts note. Coping skills and safety measures are critical.
Can schoolchildren be tested regularly for COVID? USC study explores challenges
Can schools handle the challenge of testing all students and staff for COVID-19? It depends on which stakeholder you ask. A group of USC researchers conducted interviews in nine Los Angeles County school districts. The information was collected from focus groups via...
Household pesticide use harms infant gross motor development, study shows
First-generation Latina doctoral candidate’s childhood exposure to pesticides inspires research