Fox & Hounds Daily published an editorial by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe on how politicians must address health care among highly partisan constituents. The health care system, in America and in California, is far from perfect and a number of fixes and upgrades are clearly in order. Nationally…
In Imperial County, just outside San Diego, 5.5 percent of teenage girls become pregnant every year. Twice the rate in the rest of California. Why is teen pregnancy so rampant here, when it’s been declining to record lows statewide? And why has it received so little attention? My guest solved both of these mysteries. What she found will make you rethink everything you thought you knew about women’s health care—and the politics that determine whether it’s accessible for all.
In this episode, inspirational speaker and social work professor Melissa Bird brings us face-to-face with American women who form the very bedrock of their communities—and their incredible, invisible struggle to take care of themselves.
This summer, a group of students spent a day volunteering to cook lunch and sort clothes at the Downtown Women’s Center, an organization dedicated helping women overcome poverty and homelessness. The service activity helped them gain “a sense of the social determinants of health,” according to USC Price School of Public Policy Professor LaVonna Lewis,…
David Sloane discusses his research examining how health clinics at schools in LAUSD can help improve the health of their surrounding communities.
Lewis explains her research on resource development and how access to resources affects health-related choices.
Harris discusses how governance is needed to deliver quality healthcare in an evolving system.
March 7, 2013
Bedrosian Faculty David Sloane and LaVonna Lewis have been awarded a Community Transformation Grant of $7,883,885 by the Community Health Councils to implement proven programmatic, policy, environmental, and infrastructure improvements which will affect approximately 479,000 residents living in Los Angeles, focusing on low-income, racial/ethnic minority communities.
December 12, 2012
Donnajean Ward, Bedrosian Center Event Coordinator summarizes Landmark: The Inside Story of America’s New Health-Care Law and What It Means for Us All By The Staff of the Washington Post.