Yang Chai elected to National Academy of Medicine

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Associate Dean of Research Yang Chai, PhD, DDS, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), a membership which is considered one of the highest honors in the Read More »

October 15th, 2018|Announcements|

USC expert dispels diabetes myths for Latino audience

Martha Garcia lives with Type 2 diabetes, a preventable and manageable disease that for many feels like a social death sentence. The myths surrounding the disease made Garcia believe she had two choices — continue with the habits that Read More »

October 15th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

It’s Just a Number: Bradley Williams shows photos at gallery exhibition

For Bradley Williams, a certified geriatric pharmacist with an interest in photography, there was only one way to retire: with a gallery showing of his photographic portraits of older adults.

Williams, professor of clinical pharmacy and clinical gerontology, combined Read More »

October 15th, 2018|Announcements|

Keck Medicine participates in 2018 Pasadena Heart Walk

Ilisa Juried never imagined her heart stopping at age 18.

“I was in New York City’s Grand Central Station singing and dancing, when suddenly I gripped my mother’s shoulder and collapsed,” Juried said.

Suffering from cardiac arrest, she fell to the ground Read More »

October 12th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New wellness programs help USC medical students find balance

To counteract burnout among medical students, the Keck School of Medicine of USC has established a new wellness curriculum featuring mindfulness, anxiety management and stress prevention.

Medical students now receive support and training in areas from physical and mental health to Read More »

October 11th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|