Working to reduce the burden of COVID-19
through a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach to research, data and community.
Serving the scientific community
Our Survey Research Group and Data Science Initiative provide services such as:
  • Descriptive epidemiology and disease modeling, including identification of disparities
  • Identifying risk factors for infection, disease severity and worse outcomes
  • Identifying the impacts of health policies and other relevant policies
  • Developing and testing prevention approaches to improve protective behaviors
Working with community leaders
We’re partnering with service providers, policymakers, community leaders and other stakeholders in diverse communities to form a Community Advisory Board on emerging issues, research and outreach needs so that we can help by determining and facilitating impactful strategies and effective interventions.
New COVID-19 Study is Now Recruiting USC Staff, Employees, and Students!


Study examines testing impacts

Coronavirus transmissions led to school closures in Los Angeles County and across the country. Now a new study finds that administrators, teachers, parents and students support in-school testing.