Anthology of student work reflects Hippocratic Oath

Personal oaths interpreting the original Hippocratic oath have been crafted by current and former Keck students over the past seven years. A representative  sample of these oaths has been compiled in a new book published by University of California Medical Read More »

August 25th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New research program studies gut bacteria related to human disease

USC has funded a new intercampus research program to study the human microbiome and its impact on disease, the first such program at the university.

The human body contains more than 100 trillion microbes known collectively as the microbiome. While the Read More »

August 23rd, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Cancer support and navigation program at USC Norris to honor Ronnie Lippin

His experience with the diagnosis and treatment of his wife’s breast cancer has inspired Dick Lippin to establish the Ronnie Lippin Cancer Support and Navigation Program at the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Beginning this fall, the program will help people Read More »

August 18th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New students enter medicine — and get a white coat to prove it

In an annual ritual that is both celebratory and serious, 187 new students at the Keck School of Medicine of USC received their white coats, symbolizing entrance into the medical profession.

They were part of a ritual that is duplicated Read More »

August 17th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New associate dean for Health Sciences Libraries is named

Cynthia L. Henderson is the new associate dean, Health Sciences Libraries, and director, Norris Medical Library, effective July 16.

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Henderson is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the Read More »

August 13th, 2015|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|