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    Friday, October 20, 2017
    With flu season here, the Keck Medicine of USC community is being reminded that physicians, nurses and staff members are required to have their flu vaccines by Nov. 1. An annual flu vaccination is the best way to prevent the flu and an important step toward protecting patients, our families and ourselves, said Stephanie Hall,... Read More »
      Friday, October 20, 2017
      Vaughn A. Starnes, MD, chair and Distinguished Professor of Surgery, has appointed Kenji Inaba, MD, associate professor of surgery (clinical scholar) and director of the general surgery program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, to the role of vice chair of the Department of Surgery. “We’re doing surgery... Read More »
        Friday, October 20, 2017
        USC Stem Cell principal investigator Qi-Long Ying, PhD, and his team have introduced a new transgenic animal — the conditional and inducible gene knockout rat. Created using embryonic stem cell-based technology, these rats allow researchers to control both where and when any specific gene is expressed. For nearly 25 years,... Read More »
          Friday, October 20, 2017
          Laura Mosqueda, MD, chair and professor of family medicine (clinical scholar) and associate dean of primary care, was announced as the interim dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC in an Oct. 6 email from Provost Michael Quick, PhD. Mosqueda has served as chair of the Department of... Read More »
            Friday, October 20, 2017
            As the chief health information officer for Keck Medicine of USC, Timothy James (TJ) Malseed oversees information management, technology and cybersecurity across the medical enterprise. He is drawn to the fast-paced, ever-evolving nature of the health care field. “Technology in health care is rapidly evolving,” he said. “It keeps me... Read More »
              Friday, October 20, 2017
              In the middle of the Surgical Skills Simulation and Education Center, students are trying to walk along a line of tape while wearing “beer goggles” designed to simulate the perception shifts caused by alcohol. Others practice CPR chest compressions while Chris Foran, MD, a resident in general surgery at the... Read More »
                Friday, October 20, 2017
                October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is doing its part to help fight the most common cancer among women in the United States. The USC-VHH Breast Healthcare Center is offering $99 mammograms during the month of October. On average, women who are 50 to 74... Read More »
                  Friday, October 20, 2017
                  USC School of Pharmacy doctoral student Johannes (Jan) Van Dijk has earned the 2017-2018 Charles and Charlotte Krown Fellowship for his work on genetic engineering of fungal biosynthesis. Originally from the Netherlands by way of Australia, Van Dijk serves as lab manager for the research team headed by Clay C.... Read More »
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