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.

  • Congratulations to the newest PhD on the block, Dr. Leo Lerner!
    We are excited to congratulate Dr. Leo Lerner for successfully completing his dissertation defense and graduating this May, 2024. Dr. Lerner received his PhD from the Population, Health and Place at Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Leo Lerner is a lifelong geographer,…
  • Congratulations to the newest named USC Distinguished Professors
    Congratulations to USC Center for Health Equity faculty members and mentors Dr. Sofia Gruskin and Dr. Ricky Bluthenthal, as well as, Dr Gale Sinatra, who were all just appointed Distinguished Professors of USC at a ceremony held on April 2 at Town and Gown. They join the ranks of other Distinguished professors, such as Dr…
  • The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement present at the EUROGIN conference in Stockholm, Sweden
    The KSOM Office of Community Outreach and Engagement is currently presenting at EUROGIN, Innovations in HPV Research and Global Cancer Solutions: an International Collaborative Conference, in Stockholm, Sweden, between March 13-16, 2024. EUROGIN, is the world's leading international congress on HPV infections and associated cancers with a focus on prevention and diagnostics. For four days,…
  • Featuring Dayanara Ruiz and the CDC Bring Your Brave Campaign
    Dayanara Ruiz Dayanara Ruiz is a first-year PhD student in the Health Behavior Research program at the Keck School of Medicine. Dayanara was selected as one of the faces of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) breast cancer awareness campaign, Bring Your Brave, and is part of the "Beyond the Diagnosis" series in which women…
  • EACR-AACR Basic and Translational Research Conference: How to Bring Basic Science Discoveries to the Clinic
    The European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) and American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) hosted the Basic and Translational Research Conference, a new joint conference in Dublin, Ireland in collaboration with the Irish Association for Cancer Research (IACR) from February 27-29, 2024. This conference gathered top experts in the fields of immunology, drug development, tumor…