USC is growing its medical enterprise by acquiring Orange Coast Oncology Hematology (OCOH) in Orange County. This acquisition brings together Keck Medicine of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center with OCOH to provide exceptional oncology care across Southern California.
A highly respected oncology practice that sees more than 5,000 […]
Doctors in the United States routinely administer tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA) to some people having a stroke brought on by a blood clot. When administered shortly after the onset of symptoms, t-PA will prevent one patient […]
Keck Medicine of USC is taking its medical record to the next level with myUSCchart, a new electronic portal that allows patients to access their health information from a computer or smartphone.
The portal launched July 1, […]
In addition to operating on and treating hundreds of Haitian patients, Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, professor of surgery and vice dean for medical education at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been an […]
When Masako Kusayanagi Miura graduated from the Keck School of Medicine of USC in 1941, the certificate she received congratulated “him” on “his” accomplishment. Since she was one of only two women graduating alongside 45 men, […]
James Gordon has received the highest honor bestowed by the American Physical Therapy Association when he delivered the 45th Mary McMillan Lecture at the association’s annual conference in June.
Gordon, associate dean and division chair for the […]
“I will be beating the better, faster drum as long as there are patients that need to be treated,” said C. Randal Mills, PhD, the newly appointed president and chief executive officer of the California Institute […]
Four Keck Medical School of USC students have received grants from the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Samantha Delapena, Megha Nayyar, Chung Yao Yu and James Yoon were among the 25 medical students nationally to receive […]
Two research teams at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center recently received a significant funding boost from Rivals United for a Kure, a campaign of Kure It Cancer Research, Inc.
Rivals United for a Kure awarded $70,000 […]
To compare outcomes of two common surgical procedures for children with liver complications due to Alagille syndrome, a USC researcher at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles is driving a collaboration with colleagues from 15 hospitals […]
When it comes to managing cystic fibrosis (CF), Greg Storm, a lifelong CF patient, knows that exercise can be the most important step. Regular exercise helps CF patients reduce the rate of lung function loss and […]
Five nurses from Keck Medical Center of USC were recently awarded $2,500 scholarships from two organizations associated with USC to help them further their educations.
One of the organizations, Keck Hospital of USC Guild, gave awards to nurses Daniel […]