Five questions with TJ Malseed

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 on my toes. We have ... Read More »

October 20th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Simulation opens new path for at-risk youth

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 Keck School of Medicine of ... Read More »

October 20th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Mammograms at USC-VHH for $99 in October

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 years old are recommended to ... Read More »

October 20th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Pharmacy PhD candidate wins Krown Fellowship

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. C. Wang, PhD, chair of ... Read More »

October 20th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New big data study will investigate link between gender and Alzheimer’s risk

Twice as many women as men develop Alzheimer’s disease, but even after years of research, aging experts are unsure why. Judy Pa, PhD, assistant professor of neurology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, will lead a new big data study focused on the link between gender and Alzheimer’s risk. “We believe there are distinct biological ... Read More »

October 20th, 2017|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|