Is Heroin Abuse the Next Major Public Health Crisis Facing the U.S.?

Heroin abuse is one of the major public health and governance crises facing the United States today, and political leaders are urging innovative action plans to reduce the epidemic. In all parts of the country, heroin abuse and addiction is increasing at an alarming rate and has skyrocketed over the past decade. While heroin addiction…

Shifting the Burden – Health Care (Full Video)

The USC Price Bedrosian Center on Governance and the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Southern California Chapter – hold a important panel discussion on the impact of federal health care reform on state and local organizations and health care delivery in Los Angeles County. Panel: State Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D. Chairman, Senate Health Committee…

Shifting the Burden: Health Care (Photos)

Discussion is intended to develop a better understanding of the challenges and benefits of implementing heath care reform in California and Los Angeles County. Panel Members: State Senator Ed Hernandez, O.D., Chairman, Senate Health Committee Dr. Stephanie Hall, Chief Medical Officer and Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at LAC USC Medical Center Robin C. Kay,…