ShakeOut disaster preparedness event slated for Oct. 16

On Thursday, October 16, at 10:16a.m., USC will participate in the Great California ShakeOut.  This year over nine million people are expected to participate making the ShakeOut the largest disaster drill in history. The purpose of the ShakeOut is to help people get better prepared before the next big earthquake and practice how to protect ourselves ... Read More »

September 30th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School tapped as the National Center on Elder Abuse

Keck School of Medicine of USC has been named the sole grant recipient to become the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), a vital clearinghouse created by the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration on Community Living in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The $2.2 million three-year grant funds NCEA’s programs ... Read More »

September 30th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Popular Science names Mike Habib one of this year’s Brilliant Ten

Mike Habib has trouble getting rest. “There are days when I don’t sleep as much as I should,” admits the assistant professor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, who has a joint appointment with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM). Always on the move, Habib just returned from New Mexico, ... Read More »

September 30th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC surgeon is first in world to perform innovative new outpatient robotic kidney surgery

Keck Medical Center of USC is the first medical center in the world to use new robotic technology in an outpatient procedure for a kidney cancer patient. Urologic surgeons at the USC Institute of Urology, part of Keck Medicine of USC, used a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared laparoscopic device, the high intensity focused ultrasound ... Read More »

September 30th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School physician assistant is the face of an AAPA national campaign

Bindi Patel had no idea when she opened the journal of the American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) that she would see her own smiling visage on the AAPA’s ad for PA Week. PA Week is an annual effort by the AAPA to promote a better understanding of the growing role of physician assistants in ... Read More »

September 29th, 2014|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|