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    Pharmacy’s new minor offers major advantages
    Friday, May 12, 2017
    Just as pharmacists compound medications to personalize them for patients, the USC School of Pharmacy now offers many undergraduate courses that can be mixed or matched to enhance the students’ undergraduate education to better prepare them for a range of careers. While completing the third year of her bachelor’s degree... Read More »
    Administration takes proactive approach to medical student wellness
    Friday, May 12, 2017
    “Tissue,” said Donna Elliott, MD, EdD, senior associate dean for student and educational affairs at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, “is my number one office product.” Elliott’s charge is to support students on their four-year journey. The shorthand is to “promote wellness.” In practice, she said, members of... Read More »
    Mikel Snow honored with Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Friday, May 12, 2017
    [caption id="attachment_6848" align="alignright" width="200"] Elizabeth Graddy presents Mikel Snow with the USC Associates Award for Excellence in Teaching during the Academic Honors Convocation, held April 17 at Town and Gown on the University Park Campus. (Photo/Steve Cohn)[/caption] Mikel Snow, PhD, is professor of cell and neurobiology (educational scholar), and holds... Read More »
    Buchanan receives Associates Award honoring creativity in research  
    Friday, May 12, 2017
    Thomas A. Buchanan, MD, is professor of medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, and physiology and biophysics; vice dean for research; and chief of the division of endocrinology and diabetes in the Department of Medicine in Keck School of Medicine at USC. He also is the founding director of the Southern California... Read More »
    Spring break trips are no vacation for Global Medicine students
    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    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... Read More »
    Urologic cancer research foundation closes, redistributes assets
    Tuesday, May 9, 2017
    The Butch Walts and Donald Skinner Urologic Cancer Research Foundation, which has supported cutting-edge research in the urologic cancer program of the USC Institute of Urology and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center for more than three decades, has been dissolved, with nearly $11 million in assets transferred to the Catherine... Read More »
    Hack for Health event highlights high-tech ways to cope with cancer
    Tuesday, May 9, 2017
    [caption id="attachment_7039" align="alignright" width="300"] Brian Cohn and Deanna Lam worked on an app inspired by their teammate Serha Ulkumen, who is undergoing chemotherapy. (Photo/Mike Glier)[/caption] Serhan Ulkumen was contributing to a first-time USC event on cancer, but he wasn’t feeling well. The USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences... Read More »
    Boyle Heights neighbors join HSC community health fair
    Tuesday, May 9, 2017
    [caption id="attachment_7035" align="alignright" width="300"] Los Angeles Police Capt. Ruby Flores holds Adan Gaytan, 2, hand as he participates in a fun run during the USC civic engagement health fair, Saturday, April 8, 2017. (Photo by Gus Ruelas)[/caption] Boyle Heights residents descended on Hazard Park on April 8 for a free... Read More »