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Spring break trips are no vacation for Global Medicine students

New York City at the end of winter may not be the ideal spring break location for most students, but it was one of three highly sought-after destinations for students from the Master of Science in Global Medicine program. Traveling to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Bocas del Toro, Panama; and New York City for courses, 32 ... Read More »

May 11th, 2017|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine partners with Amgen Tour of California

Keck Medicine of USC is the official hospital of the Amgen Tour of California, America’s largest and most prestigious professional cycling event. The cycling course will cover more than 575 miles of iconic highways and coastlines through 12 host cities from May 11 to May 20. Spectators can watch the race along the course, at ... Read More »

May 8th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

A stroke survivor finds a new calling as USC volunteer

One morning in 2009, USC Physical Therapy volunteer David Karchem was driving through an intersection near California State University-Northridge. While making a left turn at a light, he suddenly was struck by an intense headache. He couldn’t manage to press the clutch of his manual transmission car, so he coasted through the intersection the best ... Read More »

May 8th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2017: Spotlight on Dixin Shen, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Biostatistics student Dixin Shen dreams of becoming a statistician. And receiving his master’s degree this month will propel him one step closer to that goal. After working on clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry, Shen knew he wanted to dedicate his career to biomedical research. He is passionate about applying statistical science to human health ... Read More »

May 8th, 2017|Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2017: Spotlight on Delcie Strahan, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Delcie Strahan didn’t expect to move back to her small town in Shasta County, Calif., after college. But in 2012 that’s where she found herself — and her passion — beginning a career in public health as a patient educator. Today, after graduating from the Keck School of Medicine of USC Master of Public Health online ... Read More »

May 8th, 2017|Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|