Student Organizations

Academic and Pre-Professional Science Organizations

If you are interested in any of these organizations, please see a pre-health advisor in CAS 120.

African Americans in Health
American Pharmacy Student Alliance
Associated Students of Biomedical Engineering
Chicanos for Health Education
Global Health Review
Global Medical Brigades
Health Care Business Club
Phi Sigma (Biology Honors Society)
Pre-Pharmacy Club
Student Health Council
Student National Pharmaceutical Association
Student Surgical Interest Group
Trojan Chemistry Club

Social and Fraternal Organizations

Refer to the Student Organizations, RSG or the Fraternity and Sorority Leadership Development site

National Organizations

Name of Site

Web Address

Description

American College of Sports Medicine

www.acsm.org

Heath science, education and medicine

American Council of Exercise

www.acefitness.org

Health/fitness and certification

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion

www.cnpp.usda.gov/

Government site for the well-being and nutrition of Americans

Environmental Nutrition: The Newsletter of Food, Nutrition, and Health

www.environmentalnutrition.com

Current information on health issues

Food and Nutrition Information Center

fnic.nal.usda.gov

Food and nutrition information

Gatorade Sports Science Institute

www.gssiweb.com

Information on sports medicine and exercise science

Healthier US. Gov

healthfinder.gov

Government health site

Medicine and Science in Sports Exercise

www.acsm-msse.org

Journal of ACSM organization

Medicine and Science in Sports Exercise: Position Stands

http://journals.lww.com/acsm-msse/pages/collectiondetails.aspx?TopicalCollectionId=1

Position stands of ACSM

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

www.nhlbi.nih.gov

Department of Health Services information site

National Strength and Conditioning Association

www.nsca-lift.org

To find sports medicine journals as well as jobs and internships

NSCA (above) Certification Commission

http://www.nsca-lift.org/Certification/

Certification information for National Strength and Conditioning Association

NOLL Summit: Physiological Research Center

http://www.noll.psu.edu

Gives health implications of physical inactivity

The Medical Algorithms Project

http://www.medal.org/visitor/Login.aspx

Stores medical tables and surveys

The National Academics

http://www.nationalacademies.org/

Advisors to the nation on science, engineering, and medicine

United States National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/

Health and research

  • Department of Biological Sciences
  • University of Southern California
  • Allan Hancock Foundation Building
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0371