Commencement 2021: CDC Director Rochelle Walensky to deliver Keck School’s MD address

Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, will deliver the commencement address to medical students during the Keck School of Medicine’s graduation ceremony on May 13.

May 5th, 2021|Announcements, Commencement, Keck Net Intranet|

One-third of all neighborhoods in the largest U.S. cities have been ‘pharmacy deserts’

Black and Latino neighborhoods in the 30 most populous U.S. cities had fewer pharmacies than white or diverse neighborhoods in 2007-2015, USC research shows, suggesting that ‘pharmacy deserts’ — like so-called food deserts — may be an overlooked Read More »

May 5th, 2021|Announcements|

Obstetrician-gynecologist offers information on COVID-19 vaccine safety during pregnancy

With the recent opening of eligibility of the COVID-19 vaccine to everyone age 16 and older, Keck Medicine of USC obstetrician-gynecologist Marc H. Incerpi, MD, offers information on the safety of the vaccine for people who are Read More »

May 4th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Chanita Hughes-Halbert to advance cancer equity at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chanita Hughes-Halbert, PhD, will join USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center as associate director for cancer equity, a newly created position, and the Keck School of Medicine of USC as a professor and vice chair of research in the Read More »

May 4th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

In Memoriam: Philanthropist Eli Broad

Eli Broad, a philanthropist whose causes included the arts, science and education, died April 30. He was 87.

Andrew McMahon, PhD, director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC, shared Read More »

May 3rd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|