HSC expansion is underway

The ground is moving. The rumble of construction trucks signals that work is underway on a series of projects across the Health Science Campus aimed at increasing parking and expanding medical services. Construction began in January on the USC Norris Healthcare Center (HC3) near the corner of Alcazar and San Pablo streets. The building will ... Read More »

January 30th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

‘Angel’ of concierge services is Keck’s Employee of Year

Sandy Pfirrman, Keck Medical Center of USC’s inaugural Employee of the Year, arrives to work each day 45 minutes early — and has done so for nearly six years. This gives her time to gather herself, have a cup of coffee and relax before the day begins. Sandra Pfirrman has been named Employee of ... Read More »

January 30th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck-led consortium finds gene changes that affect brain size

An international, collaborative study of the brain led by researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC has found eight common genetic mutations that seem to age the brain an average of three years — and result in smaller brains. “Any change in those genes appears to alter your mental bank account or brain ... Read More »

January 30th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Leadership transition comes to Keck Medical Center of USC

Thomas Jackiewicz, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, is now also serving as CEO of Keck Medical Center of USC. Jackiewicz is filling the role formerly held by Scott Evans, PharmD, MHA, who is leaving to become senior vice president and chief executive officer for Sharp Grossmont Hospital in San Diego. ... Read More »

January 30th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Stem Cell Symposium creates scientific synergy

The inaugural USC Stem Cell Symposium convened with a straightforward truth about the future of regenerative medicine: “It will take a dedicated community of scholars across the disciplines to have maximum impact,” said Interim Provost Michael Quick, PhD. The Jan. 16 symposium brought together precisely such a community, with speakers from USC’s schools of medicine, ... Read More »

January 30th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|