By Bokie Muigai
The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences at Keck School of Medicine of USC has been awarded $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Resources and Services Administration grant is dedicated towards training the next generation of the public health workforce through the provision of Master’s in Public Health scholarships. The Department was one of only 29 universities in the nation to receive the grant.
The grant will launch the Trojan Scholars for Advancement in Public Health (TSAPH) program, tailored toward workforce development for students with an interest in careers in local public health departments and community-based organizations. The program serves as a pipeline to connect students with job opportunities through mentorships and workforce development. (… Learn More)