Safari of the Soul: Reducing Water Poverty

by Pavitra Krishnamani In addition to supporting the University of Southern California, Dana and David Dornsife serve as incredible role models for students by virtue of their work alleviating water poverty in Africa with the organization World Vision. The Dornsifes spoke about their humanitarian work at the Visions and Voices…

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Gala Honors 40 Years of JEP

by Katrina Maddela On October 29, USC’s JEP celebrated 40 years of commitment and service to the community.  The anniversary gala was held at Town and Gown, and key speakers included Dean Steve Kay, actress America Ferrera, and Trojan Health Volunteers founder Dr. Daniel Potter. Both Ferrera and Potter spoke…

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Student EMTs: Entrusted with Saving Lives

by Kausar Ali Tremendous pressure, life-or-death situations, and split-second decisions characterize the field of emergency medical care. Any trauma or accident that is called in to 9-1-1 is immediately addressed by emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics. These specialists are trained for extremely stressful situations. They learn basic emergency care…

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Medical Outreach

by Lu Tian Tzu Chi medical outreach is an opportunity for students to observe firsthand how medicine is practiced to improve the lives of those living in the community. Founded in 1966, Tzu Chi is a nonprofit international humanitarian organization that strives to “care with compassion, give with joy,” as…

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Belize Trip

by Kristina Chiu From December 15th to 24th 2011, African Americans in Health (AAIH), a pre-health club on campus, partnered with the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNAPHA) in order to travel to Belize to educate kids in orphanages about hygiene and poison prevention. They also set up a health fair…

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UMMA

by Nikki Noe UMMA Clinic recently partnered with the Ansar Service Partnership (ASP), to provide USC Students with an opportunity to gain experience working at a clinic. ASP’s program with UMMA Clinic is volunteer-oriented. UMMA Clinic was started in 1996 by a group of Muslim UCLA medical students in response…

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