Faculty diversity among administration’s priorities

Even the most diverse student body can feel alienated and underrepresented if there isn’t a diverse faculty to match it. The Keck School of Medicine of USC has a proud heritage of diversity and is taking steps to further develop Read More »

February 26th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Clinical Trials Office announces new director

After assuming oversight of the USC Clinical Trials Office (CTO) in January, the Keck School of Medicine of USC has announced the appointment of Melissa Archer, JD, as the new director of the CTO. Archer, who has a background in Read More »

February 25th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Congresswoman receives Alzheimer advocacy award

Congresswoman Linda Sánchez was recognized for her work as an advocate for Alzheimer’s research and care at the Feb. 12 conference, The Many Faces of Dementia, in downtown Los Angeles. The Pioneer Award was presented by the Alzheimer Disease Research Center.

Sánchez Read More »

February 25th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

University students tackle global health concerns

For the fifth year, nearly 100 USC students from 10 colleges faced current-day issues of global health during the USC Global Health Case Competition on Feb. 11. The winning team will represent the university in a national competition in April.

This Read More »

February 24th, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Doctor, professor found calling at age 17

Pamela Schaff, MD, was 17 years old when she had a revelation.

Schaff, now associate dean for curriculum at the Keck School, was just a teenager visiting her mother, who was recovering from minor surgery.

“I was walking down the hospital corridor Read More »

February 23rd, 2016|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|