Newest primary care doctor brings specialty in adolescent medicine

Heather Needham, USC Student Health’s newest primary care physician, has begun practicing on the University Park Campus. The Keck School of Medicine of USC alumna returns to Los Angeles after practicing adolescent and young adult medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital Read More »

November 26th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Royal visitors bring smiles to cancer patients, staff

Patients at the USC Norris Cancer Hospital received a very special visit recently – the 2019 Tournament of Roses Court made its annual visit to the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center on Nov. 19 to meet with cancer patients and Read More »

November 21st, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Single mom keeps her eye on an ophthalmology career

Suppressing a yawn, Parshanna Wilson describes her vision.

“I’m going to help people see better,” she said. “I’m learning about the LASIK procedure, glaucoma screening, cataracts, retinal imaging — that’s all part of it.”

The yawn is an understandable symptom of fatigue Read More »

November 19th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

California wildfires raise concerns about impacts to environment and health

It never rains in California, so instead it burns — often — with prime fire conditions likely to persist until rainstorms arrive.

Meantime, deadly wildfires in California also impact USC as noxious smoke affects students and faculty, heightening concerns about impacts Read More »

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

Alumni hear of expansion, improvements at Keck School and Keck Medicine

As part of homecoming weekend, Keck Medicine of USC and the Keck School of Medicine of USC hosted alumni at the Annual Meeting and Healthcare Conference. The Nov. 9 event included a CME course, luncheon and tour of the Health Read More »

November 14th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|