Monthly Archives: July 2021

SSI’s John Wilson featured on GeoInspirations Podcast

The latest edition of Directions Magazine’s GeoInspirations Podcast Series features Dr. John P. Wilson, Director of the USC Spatial Sciences Institute. In "Leading Spatial Sciences at USC and Beyond," Esri’s Joseph Kerski interviews Dr. Wilson regarding his academic journey, his focus on geospatial, and his vision for the future. "I’ve known and have worked with…
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Paul Ruff

Entering USC, I was rather uncertain about the academic path I wanted to pursue. My interests were at the intersection of sustainability, design and development, but I had not known of any majors that incorporated all three. Near the end of the first semester of my freshman year, I discovered Global Geodesign. I was instantly…
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PHP Doctoral Student Michelle Livings named AJPH student editor

Alfredo Morabia, M.D., Ph.D., editor-in-chief, of the American Journal of Public Health (AJPH) of the American Public Health Association, has announced that Michelle Livings will serve as the student editor of the AJPH from May 2021 to April 2022. Livings is a student in the USC Population, Health and Place Ph.D. Program, an interdisciplinary doctoral program…
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Douglas Fleming to defend PHP Ph.D. dissertation

The Spatial Sciences Institute community is cordially invited to the dissertation defense presentation by Population, Health and Place Ph.D. candidate Douglas Fleming. Monday, July 19, 2021, 3:30 pm PT   "Spatiotemporal Studies of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrests and Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in Los Angeles" ABSTRACT Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) continue to be a persistent public…
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