Master’s students pitch in with COVID-19 contact tracing, vaccine surveys

The pandemic may have closed some doors to in-person opportunities for students, but it opened a big one for Merna Ghallab, who gained invaluable training as a COVID-19 contact tracing intern and team lead for Los Angeles County — all Read More »

May 19th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

USC researchers regenerate skull tissue using stem cells and 3-D printed scaffolding in swine

Every year, surgeons perform more than 5,000 cranioplasties, or surgeries that restore cranial defects, on patients who have experienced critical size cranial defects resulting from congenital defects, head trauma or tumor removals.

Traditional materials used to correct these deficits have been Read More »

May 18th, 2021|Announcements|

A commencement two years in the making begins: Classes of 2020 and 2021 walk the Coliseum stage

Friday was a day of firsts.

It was the first time in 70 years that USC’s commencement had taken place at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum — complete with a lit torch.

It was also the first time that two separate graduating Read More »

May 17th, 2021|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

Student-led task force promotes racial justice at the Keck School

When George Floyd was killed by a Minneapolis police officer on May 25, 2020, outrage erupted across the country. Terry Zhu, a fourth-year medical student at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, marched with friends and classmates in the Read More »

May 14th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine marks Nurses Week and Hospital Week 2021

Keck Medicine of USC recently joined organizations across the country in celebrating National Nurses Week and National Hospital Week. These annual events serve as an opportunity to pause and honor health care employees for the compassionate, innovative ways they support Read More »

May 13th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|