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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

April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.