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    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital opens state-of-the-art neonatal intensive care unit
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    USC Verdugo Hills Hospital opened the doors to its new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) on March 21, officials announced. The 3,100-square-foot, level II NICU is composed of six private suites, each one equipped with state-of-the-art medical equipment and 24-hour webcam access to the baby’s incubator on a secured, private server.... Read More »
    Victoria Marx appointed president of the Society of Interventional Radiology
    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
    Victoria Marx, MD, an interventional radiologist at Keck Medicine of USC, has been appointed president of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) for 2018–2019. Marx will leverage her expertise in image-guided therapy to lead the professional medical society. “Interventional radiology uses imaging techniques like fluoroscopy, ultrasound, computerized tomography and magnetic... Read More »
    Sofia Gruskin named director of USC Institute for Global Health
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA, has been appointed director of the USC Institute for Global Health, Keck School of Medicine of USC Interim Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, announced in a memo to faculty and staff on March 19. A professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School with... Read More »
    Donna Elliott named Keck School vice dean for medical education
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    The Keck School of Medicine of USC has appointed Donna Elliott, MD, EdD, as vice dean for medical education and chair of the Department of Medical Education, effective June 1. In her new role as vice dean, Elliott will oversee admissions and advise the Keck School’s dean on all academic... Read More »
    Keck School ranked among nation’s best graduate schools
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    Newly released rankings place the Keck School of Medicine of USC among the top graduate schools in the nation. The Keck School ranks No. 32 in research by U.S. News & World Report in their 2019 Best Graduate Schools rankings. “The Keck School’s strong national ranking reaffirms the caliber of... Read More »
    Keck Hospital a step closer to Magnet designation
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018
    Keck Hospital of USC has applied to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for the prestigious designation of Magnet. Magnet designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. Please see the Public Notice for more information.... Read More »
    Helping genomics research reflect more accurate demographics
    Thursday, March 15, 2018
    By 2050, America’s nationwide population will resemble the current makeup of Los Angeles — a much more diverse range of backgrounds. But to date, the majority of genomic data used for studies of disease has been skewed toward Caucasians — the group that was available for tissue samples and sequencing... Read More »