NIH program to build diverse health database for research publishes first genomic dataset of 100,000 participants
How health care can go green
The secret to research impact? Diversity, equity and inclusion
On International Women’s Day, a USC researcher explains intersection of global health and women’s rights
Cancer Moonshot funds will help USC researchers reduce health disparities in cancer research
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...
USC Africa Hub aims to solve global health problems through collaboration with local partners
USC master’s students help L.A. County with COVID-19 contact tracing, vaccine surveys
Graduate students in Public Health and Social Work team up to help L.A. County with contact tracing and vaccination surveys.
Sofia Gruskin named to Lancet’s Gender and Global Health Commission
Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA, director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health and professor of preventive medicine, has been appointed to The Lancet’s Gender and Global Health Commission. Gruskin is among 25 independent...
PhD student receives funding to study family planning during COVID-19 pandemic
How does a pandemic impact family planning? Christine Naya, PhD candidate in the Health Behavior Research program at Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been awarded funding from USC Center for the Changing Family at USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences...
The need for human rights in this global pandemic
Photo credit: Patrick Adams, RTI International The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health (USC IIGH) has witnessed how harmful COVID-19 is to highly vulnerable populations worldwide, including the elderly, the sick, the poor, the criminalized, sexual...