Healthcare May Be Hazardous To Political Health

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…

Healthcare diversity program aims to educate, inspire future leaders

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,…

Awards to improve health

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.