HSC Newsmakers

The cover story of the April 2014 edition of the Hearing Journal featured interviews with John K. Niparko, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery; Carolina Abdala, PhD, professor of otolaryngology research; Laurie Eisenberg, PhD, professor of otolaryngology research; and Robert Shannon, PhD, professor of otolaryngology research, about working at the Keck School of Medicine of ... Read More »

April 29th, 2014|Announcements|

Paul Craig named USC Health’s chief administrative officer

Keck Medicine of USC named Paul Craig, RN, JD, a seasoned medical and human resources professional, as the new chief administrative officer of USC Health, effective May 5, 2014. Craig comes to Keck Medicine from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where he serves as vice president for human resources and as the hospital’s chief human resources ... Read More »

April 29th, 2014|Announcements|

Keck Medicine of USC volunteers help marathon runner survive heart attack

“It was absolute luck.” Jode Lebeda said he was in the right place at the right time when he collapsed during the ASICS Los Angeles Marathon on March 9. The 28-year-old, running in his first — and as he said, “almost my last” marathon — dropped to the ground in full cardiac arrest just after ... Read More »

April 29th, 2014|Announcements|

Keck Medical Center CEO Scott Evans wins Healthcare Leadership Award

Scott Evans, PharmD, MHA, CEO of Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, was named Hospital CEO of the year at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual Healthcare Leadership Awards event held at the Millenium Biltmore Hotel on April 23. “We recognize the importance in our communities and in our personal lives of ... Read More »

April 29th, 2014|Announcements|

Author discusses alcohol, drug use and American medicine

"America has never been 'drug-free,'" stated Sarah W. Tracy, PhD, to begin her lecture titled, "Altering American Consciousness: Alcohol, Drug Use and American Medicine," held on April 3 at Mayer Auditorium. Tracy's presentation, part of Visions and Voices, the USC arts and humanities initiative, reviewed America's history of addiction, treatment and drug-related policy by highlighting ... Read More »

April 28th, 2014|Announcements|