Hybrid doctoral program shows promising results for physical therapy students

When USC launched its three-year hybrid online/on-campus doctor of physical therapy (DPT) program in 2018, Michael Andersen, DPT, who completed his degree in 2006, had his initial concerns.

“I didn’t know if we could successfully teach psychomotor skills and clinical reasoning Read More »

December 16th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Annual holiday breakfast rings in the season

On a bright, crisp morning, faculty and staff from across the Health Sciences Campus attended the annual holiday breakfast. The Dec. 6 event, hosted at Pappas Quad jointly by the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC School Read More »

December 12th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New innovations bring voice assistant capabilities to health care

Voice assistants have changed the way people live, and voice-enabled technology is quickly becoming the faster, easier path to access information and perform functions. Useful and efficient, voice assistant applications are spreading beyond entertainment and home security to industries such Read More »

December 11th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

NIH funding for Alzheimer’s research grew by more than 400% in four years

Last year, USC received $68 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health — the world’s largest public funder of biomedical research — for research efforts focused on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. This is more than five times Read More »

December 10th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

From The Conversation: A long-sought dream for sleep apnea patients may be in closer reach

For millions of people who suffer from sleep apnea, getting a good night’s sleep is an elusive dream. Patients with obstructive sleep apnea have blockages of breathing while they sleep, leading to snoring, disruption of sleep Read More »

December 9th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|