Commencement 2021: Graduate goes from patient to physical therapy practitioner

Chris Pierson can’t pinpoint the exact moment he knew he was destined to become a physical therapist, but he knows roughly when he became interested.

At the age of 16, Pierson suffered a serious spinal cord injury while skiing. Finding himself suddenly Read More »

May 13th, 2021|Announcements, Commencement|

Commencement 2021: Dentistry grad follows the family footsteps

Even though dentistry is the family business, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC graduate Danilo Diangkinay wasn’t sold on the idea of following in his parents’ footsteps.

He watched as his parents, who run two Southern California dental practices, worked Read More »

May 13th, 2021|Announcements, Commencement|

Targeted therapies linked to improved outcomes for advanced-stage breast cancer patients

It is projected the United States will spend $245 billion on cancer care in 2030, a 35% increase over the amount spent in 2015. Innovative treatments including targeted therapies — complex, precision medicine that attack specific cancer molecules — have Read More »

May 12th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Mother’s Day tradition continues with rose deliveries for 2021

In honor of Mother’s Day, the ambulatory infusion teams distributed roses to patients who visited USC Norris Cancer Day Hospital, the Norris Healthcare Center Treatment Center and Women’s Specialty Care Clinic, as well as the Keck Medicine of USC Arcadia, Read More »

May 12th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

What parents need to know about COVID-19 vaccines and kids

The chance to get vaccinated against COVID-19 seems like the best thing to happen in a very long time. Like most parents you’re probably wondering: What about the kids?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has so far authorized three Read More »

May 12th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|