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Public health expert speaks on race and health equity

Camara Jones, MD, PhD, MPH, spoke to an audience that overflowed to two auditoriums recently about how race, social status and discrimination factor in to health equity, and what medical professionals can do to improve race-associated differences in health outcomes. The lecture, which took place Sept. 18, was the first of the academic year on ... Read More »

October 6th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Stem Cell scientist Joanna Smeeton wins NIH Pathway to Independence Award

After her breakthrough discovery that zebrafish can be used to study arthritis, Joanna Smeeton, PhD, postdoctoral scholar – research associate at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has received a prestigious National Institutes of Health Pathway to Independence Award. Known as the K99/R00, the award will help her transition from the postdoctoral to the faculty ... Read More »

October 6th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine celebrates new Palmdale location

Imagine getting a cancer diagnosis — and then having to drive more than an hour each way for surgery and follow-up appointments. That’s the dilemma Antelope Valley residents were facing until Keck Medicine of USC came to town. Monish Aron, MD, professor of clinical urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, began seeing ... Read More »

October 6th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Collaboration, partnerships celebrated at USC Body Computing Conference

A new partnership with Lyft that increases access for senior citizens to high-quality care at Keck Medicine of USC facilities is expected to launch by the end of the year. The announcement was made Sept. 22 at the 11th Annual Global Body Computing Conference, an event at USC’s University Park Campus that attracts thought leaders ... Read More »

October 6th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Nurses submit documentation for recognition program

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program is viewed around the world as the ultimate seal of quality and confidence, the highest honor an organization can receive for a nursing practice. Keck Hospital of USC submitted Magnet documentation in June; the ANCC document review process and site visits will take place over the next ... Read More »

October 6th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|