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An Inside Look at Global Health Activity at USC

The University of Southern California's Institute for Global Health Students in China recently supported Lily Fu to conduct summer research in China.
October 5, 2011
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Lily Fu is a USC graduate student pursuing a Master’s degree in Public Health. Over the past summer (2011), she traveled abroad to assess air pollution beliefs and attitudes among pregnant women in Beijing, China. Working alongside Dr. Jim Zhang, her trip was part of a larger body of work to research air pollution exposure during pregnancy and adverse birth outcomes.

Lily’s research topic is: Socioeconomic Status and Belief of Air Pollution Effects on Adverse Birth Outcomes – China.

The USC Institute for Global Health is a campus-wide focal-point for interdisciplinary activities in global health. Its mission is to improve global health by educating future and current global health leaders, carrying out trans-disciplinary research, and assuring that the evidence collected informs policy and practice to make a difference.

To read more, click here to visit Lily’s blog.

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Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.