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COVID-19, Health and Human Rights: A Global Perspective

  • Saturday, February 20, 2021
  • 1:15 PM-2:15 PM

Sofia Gruskin (J.D.), Director of the USC Institute on Inequalities in Global Health, is a Professor of Preventive Medicine and Chief of the Disease Prevention, Policy and Global Health Division at the Keck School of Medicine, Professor of Law and Preventive Medicine at the Gould School of Law, and an affiliate faculty member with the Spatial Sciences Institute at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.

A pioneer in bringing together multi-disciplinary approaches to global health, Gruskin’s work, which ranges from global policy to the grassroots level, has been instrumental in developing the conceptual, methodological and empirical links between health and human rights, with a focus on HIV/AIDS, sexual and reproductive health, child and adolescent health, gender-based violence, non-communicable disease and health systems.

On February 20th, Dr. Sofia Gruskin will be presenting a talk on a the effect Covid-19 has had on the health of individuals from a global perspective.

All times are in PST.