Keck School professor tapped to be chair of ICC by governor

Marie Poulsen, PhD, professor of pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and chief psychologist, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, has been appointed the chairperson of the Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC) for Early Intervention by Gov. Jerry Brown. The ICC is a council composed of governor-appointed stakeholders interested in early intervention for children ... Read More »

May 31st, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Stem Cell scientist Justin Ichida named New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator

Some people see an award as remuneration for work well done. Upon being named a New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator, ALS researcher Justin Ichida, PhD, sees his award as motivation for work still left to do. “If you just look at the people who have won this award before, these are people ... Read More »

May 27th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Visual impairment and blindness to double in America by 2050

A study published May 19 by researchers at the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute in JAMA Ophthalmology found that the U.S. prevalence in visual impairment (VI) and blindness is expected to double over the next 35 years. By 2050, the number of Americans with a variety of eye disease and impairment issues, including ... Read More »

May 27th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine leaders to discuss state of the health sciences

Thomas E. Jackiewicz, MPH, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC, and Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, interim dean of the Keck School of Medicine and director of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute, will present the State of the Health Sciences, at 7 a.m. June 9 in Aresty Auditorium on ... Read More »

May 26th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Dean’s Research Scholar bridges medicine, engineering to revolutionize health care data usage

Hugh Gordon is not like most medical students. A Dean’s Research Scholar at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, Gordon has three years of medical school under his belt and hopes to be a critical care specialist. But the former Google software engineer also is an entrepreneur, co-founding the USC D-Health Lab and an ... Read More »

May 25th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|