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Lauana Rodrigues Pereira Herbert cruise ship doctor
Former cruise ship doctor Lauana Rodrigues Pereira Herbert resumed shipboard duty while studying for her MBA and used her new skills during the challenging assignment. (Photo/GG Films)

Cruise ship doctor-turned-MBA student returns to duty during COVID-19

By day, Lauana Rodrigues Pereira Herbert helps her medical team respond to a global pandemic. At night, she studies for her MBA in USC Marshall’s International Business Education and Research program.

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COVID-19 L.A. County vulnerable populations
Vulnerable populations are likely to bear the brunt of the coronavirus, making identifying and distributing resources to these groups essential to stopping the virus’ spread in L.A. County. (Graphic/Courtesy of Esri; U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 2014-18 5-year estimates, Table B09008, B09021)

How will COVID-19 impact L.A. County’s most vulnerable communities?

A new USC Dornsife analysis of marginalized communities in Los Angeles County reveals who will be hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, including seniors and undocumented workers.