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A new portable gel that could save an injured eye

When a soldier sustains a traumatic eye injury on the battlefield, any delay in treatment may lead to permanent vision loss. With medical facilities potentially far away and no existing tools to prevent deterioration, medics are in a high-stakes race Read More »

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

New Teaching Garden brings healthy fun to Hollenbeck Middle School students

Dozens of students at Hollenbeck Middle School got their hands dirty building planter boxes, digging up fresh soil and planting a variety of fruit and vegetable seedlings in their new Teaching Garden, which was donated by Keck Medicine of USC Read More »

December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Medical student tapped for family medicine leadership program

Second-year medical student Andrea Bañuelos Mota has been selected as one of 30 nationwide awardees to participate in Family Medicine Leads (FML) Emerging Leader Institute. This opportunity is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) and awards promising Read More »

December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Ostrow faculty, students offer urgent care

For nearly a week, Julia Fregoso experienced tooth pain so severe that she was unable to sleep, let alone eat or drink.

The pain, resulting from a molar she broke last December, landed Fregoso in the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry Read More »

December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Royal visitors bring smiles to patients, staff

Patients at the USC Norris Cancer Hospital received a very special gift recently — tiny rose stickers given by real-life princesses as the 2018 Tournament of Roses Royal Court made its annual visit to the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center on Read More »

December 1st, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|