Action & Impact

USC hosts APRU’s 14th annual Global Health Conference

The 14th annual Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Global Health Conference was held Oct. 19-21, bringing together health leaders, researchers, policymakers and students.  Organized by USC, Fudan University in Shanghai, and the APRU Secretariat, more than 2,700 participants from around the world attended event. Margaret Chan, former Director-General of the World Health

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Adam Leventhal appointed to FDA committee on tobacco products

Adam Leventhal, PhD, professor of preventive medicine and psychology and director of the USC Institute for Addiction Science and Health, Emotion & Addiction Laboratory (HEAL), has been appointed to the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory Committee. Leventhal’s term began May 15 and continues through Jan. 31, 2024. According to the FDA, the committee

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Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD

Dean Mosqueda again named to LABJ’s ‘LA500’ list

Laura Mosqueda, MD, Dean of the Keck School of Medicine, has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “LA500” list of the most influential people in Los Angeles. It was Dean Mosqueda’s third time appearing on the list.  The list also included Tom Jackiewicz, MPH, chief executive officer of Keck Medicine of

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USC IIGH Engages in Partnership Building in Kenya

The leadership of the USC Institute for Inequalities in Global Health (IIGH) team has developed relationships and partnerships around the world for more than two decades on a range of critical global health issues. That experience and connectivity to the field is visible in recent collaborations in Kenya with civil

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