Shawn Sheffield honored as Woman of the Year

On May 29, Shawn Sheffield, MBA, MHSA, chief strategy officer for Keck Medicine of USC, was honored as the 2019 Woman of the Year by the Women in Health Administration of Southern California (WHA).

“I was incredibly honored to receive this Read More »

June 6th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Student-led study eyes ways to get Latinos to take diabetes medicine

Latino adults have higher diabetes rates than non-Latinos, yet research shows they are less likely to correctly follow medication instructions provided by their doctors. Furthermore, diabetes can set off a cascade of medical complications, requiring multiple medications that often create Read More »

June 4th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet, Press Page|

New program pushes skin protection for the protectors

In October 2018, at the invitation of the Los Angeles Firefighters Union and the Los Angeles Fire Department Chief, Keck Medicine of USC began providing free skin cancer screenings to firefighters and their families.

Faculty and residents Read More »

June 4th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Native Hawaiians have greater risk for pancreatic cancer

Native Hawaiians are at highest risk for pancreatic cancer, according to a USC study that provides a surprising look at disparities surrounding the deadly disease.

The findings — published May 8 in the journal Cancer Medicine — could help Read More »

June 3rd, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|