International otolaryngologists receive training in ear surgery

Courtney Voelker, MD, director of neurotology in the USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Keck Medicine of USC, traveled to Bolivia in 2015. It was during that trip, operating at 12,000 feet, that she witnessed Read More »

March 29th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New findings indicate additional benefits of exercise to breast cancer survivors

Can exercise reduce the risk of heart disease in people with breast cancer?

That’s what Kyuwan Lee, a PhD candidate in the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, investigated as part of a study led by Christina Dieli-Conwright, PHD, MD, Read More »

March 28th, 2019|Announcements|

New face at USC Student Health brings expertise in patient access, experience

Thu Nguyen-Knowles will never forget the optimism and energy she felt the first time she stepped on USC’s campus as a candidate for executive director of clinical operations at USC Student Health.

“When I first came to USC’s campus, I got Read More »

March 27th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Medical leaders promote social justice as key step toward healing society’s ills

Doctors treat disease, fix broken bones and offer advice on exercise and diet, but USC Professor Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, thinks they can and should do more.

Overcrowded housing, food insecurity, homelessness, poverty, the lack of community-based health care services for marginalized Read More »

March 26th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC leaders visit Rape Treatment Center where survivors direct the care

When Gail Abarbanel, MSW, started working as a social worker at a hospital in Los Angeles, she discovered that there was a profound gap in services for survivors of rape and other forms of sexual assault.

In an era when rape Read More »

March 22nd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|