Opioid-related deaths increased among less-educated whites following stay-at-home orders

September 17th, 2021

A new study led by researchers at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and the L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office investigates whether the stay-at-home orders impacted opioid-related fatal overdoses. The researchers found ... Read More »

Study: Rates of most common liver cancer rising in rural areas, slowing in urban areas

September 16th, 2021

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common form of liver cancer and the fastest-growing cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, according to national cancer statistics. Historically, the rates of HCC are lower in ... Read More »

Department of Surgery welcomes eight new faculty members this fall

September 15th, 2021

The Department of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has new faculty members starting in eight different divisions this fall. To continue reading this story, click here.

Steve Shapiro brings a big-picture approach to medicine at USC

September 14th, 2021

Steve Shapiro takes the macro view of medicine. This spring, he became the first senior vice president for health affairs at USC, where he will oversee — and build bridges between — clinical operations at Keck Medicine of ... Read More »

USC Africa Hub promotes global health through collaboration

September 13th, 2021

Jose Gutierrez comes from the San Fernando Valley, but the USC junior spent his summer researching COVID-19’s impact on the health system 9,653 miles away — in Kenya. The Keck School of Medicine of USC global health ... Read More »

USC institute launches worldwide study of Parkinson’s disease

September 13th, 2021

The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (USC Stevens INI), part of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has launched a $3 million study that will unite researchers and data from 20 countries ... Read More »

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