Undergraduate Student Government funds coverage of HIV testing at USC Student Health

Mahin Tahsin, Trenton Stone, Sarah Van Orman
USG leaders, vice president Mahin Tahsin, president Treton Stone, with USC Student Health chief health officer Sarah Van Orman

In an effort to improve those numbers and remove any financial or transportation barriers that could deter screening, USG is providing a grant to cover the costs of HIV testing for USC students who face financial barriers; the HIV testing will be provided on campus by USC Student Health at both Engemann and Eric Cohen student health centers, and is available to undergraduate and graduate students.

When counseling and clinical care meet: Jennifer Hsia joins USC Student Health as its first behavioral health consultant

Portrait style photo of Jennifer Hsia, who is photographed standing outside in front of a wall that is covered with bushes and a tree. She is wearing a black jacket and black t-shirt that says "USC Student" Health.
Jennifer Hsia will recognize opportunities to provide mental health consultation when it can benefit a patient's health at USC. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Hsia, who started at USC in July, will be a bridge between medical and mental health services for student patients. Her role as a behavioral health consultant was developed collaboratively between medical and mental health teams in USC Student Health, working on an integrative approach to patient care. Read more at USC News.

Regional Health Advisory on Measles

Although there are no measles cases confirmed at USC, the recent outbreak in Los Angeles County has given us an opportunity to remind members of our community how to protect themselves against this preventable and serious disease.