Social Impact Posts
USC faculty member wins Award of Excellence for emergency preparedness
Associate Professor Rita Burke, PhD, MPH, has been selected as a 2022 recipient of the Award of Excellence from the Business and Industry Council for Emergency Planning and Preparedness (BICEPP). The organization is a non-profit association in emergency management...
USC student wins American Association of Public Health student award
Isabella Hernandez is a 2022 recipient of the Public Health Education and Health Promotion (PHEHP) Student Award from the American Public Health Association (APHA).
A mental health superhero takes the White House
Carla Ibarra’s heart still skips a beat when she recalls her trip to Washington D.C. this past May. The MPH candidate visited the White House as part of MTV’s first Mental Health Youth Action Forum. There, she met with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, First Lady Dr. Jill...
Fierce heat wave is building in the US West: Extreme heat + air pollution can be deadly, with the health risk together worse than either alone
New flavored nicotine gums, lozenges, and gummies rank second among nicotine products used by U.S. teens
Hot Enough for You? Why City Dwellers Say Yes—and What They Can Do About It
How health care can go green
USC Africa Hub aims to solve global health problems through collaboration with local partners
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...
Present IIGH and UNDP work reflects the long-term impacts of global collaboration
The USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health team has been working with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in sub-Saharan Africa on a series of evaluations relating to projects addressing the legal environment around HIV and TB to better support key...
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...