Risk of losing cash reward strongly impacts exercise habit

Cash rewards work, but not all rewards are created equal. This is according to a new study which leveraged two cash incentive tools in a low-income community. It turns out, the risk of losing a cash incentive is a particularly Read More »

July 19th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Professor Scott E. Fraser redefines impossible problems

USC Professor Scott E. Fraser is known for inventing new microscopes and other tools to observe living, developing embryos. But one of his lab’s most important pieces of technology filters coffee instead of light: it’s a restaurant-quality Read More »

July 16th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New signage set to improve medical center wayfinding

Patients and staff will have an easier time finding their way around the Health Sciences Campus thanks to new signs now posted at certain clinical building entrances. Healthcare Centers 1 and 4, the Willametta Keck Day Healthcare Center (aka HC2) Read More »

July 15th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck School adds Diller, Price-Johnson to medical education leadership team

The Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Medical Education announced the appointment of David Diller, MD, MHPE, as assistant dean for clinical curriculum, effective July 1, 2021, and Tanisha Price-Johnson, PhD, as associate dean for student affairs, effective Read More »

July 15th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC reaccredited after inclusive review of university standards, curriculum, quality and culture

In a reaffirmation of academic excellence and positive change, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges’ Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) announced that USC has been reaccredited for 10 years, the longest term possible.

Accreditation is an endorsement of a university’s educational standards. It validates credits and degrees issued Read More »

July 14th, 2021|Announcements|