Nursing@USC Blog

Meet Nursing@USC Vice Chair and Program Director Dr. Sharon O’Neill

Read on to learn more about Dr. O'Neill and her views on the evolution of the nursing profession, the format of Nursing@USC and advice for nursing students.

The Social Determinants of America’s Lead Crisis


The dangers of lead contaminations are well known. Federal guidelines exist to ensure the safety of water supplies across the nation, but in Flint, Michigan — and numerous other municipalities all over the country — a number of overlapping socioeconomic factors complicated the issue to put residents in harm's way.

Meet Nursing@USC Chair Dr. Ellen Olshansky

Dr. Ellen Olshansky, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FAAN is one of the nation’s leading experts in women’s health.

Why Do Social Factors Impact Health Outcomes?

Optimal health care must address the social and environmental factors that contribute to inequality and impact the health of under-resourced populations. Nursing@USC is at the forefront of this evolving conversation.

The USC School of Social Work Opens Applications for New Online Master of Science in Nursing Degree

LOS ANGELES — March 21, 2016 — The University of Southern California (USC) School of Social Work is now accepting applications for Nursing@USC, a new online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) for aspiring family nurse practitioners (FNPs).

now accepting applications