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Fill out the Census Form! Deadline is on September 30th

September 29, 2020

Dr. Carolina Aristizabal, Manager for the Office of Community Outreach & Engagement at the Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center recently did a segment for Univision regarding the Census 2020. The intention of the video is to raise awareness for the Hispanic Latinx communities on the importance to participate in the Census as soon as possible.  Check it out!
The due date for registering to the Census is on September 30th.
 

https://healthequityamericas.usc.edu/files/2020/09/Carolina_Census_Univision.mp4

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Power in Unity: Achieving Racial & Health Equity in the COVID Era

September 18, 2020


2020 for a virtual conference – Power in Unity: Achieving Racial & Health Equity in the COVID Era. Topics of discussion will include critical racial and health equity issues in commercial tobacco control and other areas of public health. In addition, we’ll celebrate the collaboration of priority populations in combating tobacco, cancer, and other health disparities.
Keynote speakers will include Minneapolis City Council Member Andrea

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Staying Active & Healthy While Social Distancing

March 25, 2020

We all have to do our part to reduce the burden of this current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. An effective strategy we can all do and are currently being asked to do is social distancing.
Social distancing simply means having 6 feet of physical distance between the person next to or around you to stop or slow down the spread of a contagious disease.  Below is a social distance informational graphic developed by the County of Los Angeles Public Health Department

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Stay informed about USC travel guidelines (Coronavirus Information)

March 9, 2020

USC students are strongly being advised by USC Student Health (memo sent Friday, March 6) to not do any internationally travelling during Spring Break – including popular spring break destinations such as Cabo San Lucas and Cancun in Mexico.
Flight cancellations, quarantines and border closures have been implemented by several countries on short notice.
As the COVID-19 situation evolves, the university may send time-sensitive information to you.

Check your USC email regularly for any important updates and advisories. USC’s Emergency Operations Center will

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2020 CenHealth Travel Award “Community Health Equity and Dissemination Scholarship”

February 25, 2020

CenHealth is excited to announce that the application to apply for a Community Health Equity and Dissemination Scholarship is now available on our Student Scholarship Opportunities page.
Community Health Equity and Dissemination Scholarships are available for USC Keck School of Medicine undergraduate or graduate level students of up to $1000 for travel and/or registration cost to attend: 1) a conference where students will be presenting research/practice on a topic related to Health Equity in the Americas, or 2) travel to a

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2019 CenHealth Fellowship & Scholarship Opportunities

September 9, 2019

CenHealth is excited to announce that applications to apply for an Ambassador Brigade Fellowship or a Community Health Equity and Dissemination Scholarship are now available on our Student Scholarship Opportunities page.
The Ambassadors Brigade Fellowship Program is available for outstanding student researchers to work with a USC faculty member and international/national community partner to conduct research that contributes to health equity in the Americas. The program will provide students with a one-time research stipend of up to $3000 to cover cost of conducting research (national

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The Community Scholars Collaborative on Health Equity (CHES) and Center for Health Equity in the Americas hosted Dr. Sujit K. Brahmochary: Founder of the Indian Institute for Mother and Child (IIMC) and a Physician for the Poor.

October 22, 2018

The Community Scholars Collaborative on Health Equity, funded by the Collaboration Fund and the Center for Health Equity in the Americas hosted at the USC Health Science campus in East Los Angeles, Dr. Sujit K. Brahmochary from the Indian Institute for Mother and Child. Dr. Sujit spoke to students and faculty on his life-long mission to providing health services, educational opportunities, and social justice for the most impoverished populations in India. His organization, the Institute for Indian Mother and Child,

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LA Lead Summit 2018

September 24, 2018

Participants at the First LA Lead Summit on Sept 14, 2018, bringing together at Aresty USC academia, community leaders and residents to discuss lead poisoning and clean up in our neighborhoods. Sponsored by the Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and the USC Office of Civic Engagement, and organized by White Memorial Adventist Hospital. 

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Special Call for Los Angeles Based Student Research Projects under the Ambassador Brigade Fellowship Program.

May 11, 2018

CenHealth is excited to announce a special call for health equity research proposals focusing on Los Angeles communities as part of the Ambassador Brigade Fellowship Program. This opportunity is available for Keck School of Medicine Graduate students (masters, doctoral, and/or medical students) to work with a USC faculty member and a local community partner. The fellowship will provide students with a one-time research stipend of up to $5000 to cover the cost of conducting research, dissemination of the research at

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