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Welcome to the Keck School of Medicine Center for Health Equity in the Americas of the University of Southern California.

Welcome to our virtual space where collaboration, partnerships, research, trainings, and the exchange of evidence base practices can take place; all in the pursuit of health equity in the Americas.

August 29, 2017

LA City Council and City Attorney’s Office Recognized Public Health Tobacco Control, Prevention Research Heroes of Keck School of Medicine of USC

On Friday, August 18, 2017, at the historic LA City Hall in Downtown, Dr. Jonathan Samet and Dr. Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati were recognized by the City of Los Angeles General Attorney, Mike Feuer, and councilmember Mitch O’Farrell along with other City Council Members. They were recognized for their efforts against big tobacco industry through research and community interventions. After a public recognition, a reception took place at the Tom Bradley Tower located at the upper deck of the building with astonishing

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August 14, 2017

8/30/2017 – Immigrant Visions & Voices: A Photovoice Exploration of Health in Chile

In the last three decades, Chile has witnessed a considerable influx of immigrants, the majority from other Latin American countries. These individuals may experience a particular vulnerability and unique set of social determinants that affect their health and well-being, thus creating a need for research in this area.
Through collaboration with the Center for Health Equity in the Americas at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, University of Chile School of Public Health and Municipality of Recoleta, a research team

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