Renowned oncologist Siddhartha Mukherjee named USC’s 2018 commencement speaker

Siddhartha Mukherjee, a physician who has redefined public discourse on human health, will deliver the main address at USC’s 135th commencement ceremony May 11.

Mukherjee is best known for his 2010 Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Read More »

March 9th, 2018|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

5 ways to lower your chances of getting Alzheimer’s

Retain a sharp, healthy brain and reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by following five simple rules. Some of the tips are scientifically proven, while others show promise but require further investigation.


1. Mediterranean diet — MAYBE
Healthy eating can delay aging Read More »

March 8th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Specialty pharmacy earns three-year accreditation

The Keck Medicine of USC Specialty Pharmacy has earned Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy, effective March 1, 2018 to March 1, 2021, administrators announced recently. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health Read More »

March 7th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Why I Choose USC: Frances Pillsbury, medical student

As a second-year medical student, I had come to the certainty that I wanted to help children with special needs in state dependency and delinquency systems. But to effect change in the huge systems that serve vulnerable children would require Read More »

March 7th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Brain Bee brings aspiring neuroscientists to campus

Most high schools don’t offer neuroscience classes, but Los Angeles area high school students can still learn about the brain. On Feb. 3, local teens converged on USC’s Health Sciences Campus for the Los Angeles Brain Bee, a day of Read More »

March 6th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|