White coat ceremony welcomes occupational therapy classes of 2022 and 2023

On Aug. 27, at USC’s Health Sciences Campus, 314 Trojan occupational therapy graduate students from both the Master’s class of 2022 and the class of 2023 donned their white coats during the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Read More »

August 31st, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Erin Trish Appointed Co-Director of USC Schaeffer Center

Erin Trish, PhD, a health economist whose work focuses on the intersection of public policy and health care markets, has been named co-director of the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics. She joined Read More »

August 31st, 2021|Announcements|

State bill to reimburse health care on the streets highlighted at USC Street Medicine Symposium

Already at crisis levels before the arrival of COVID-19, homelessness in Los Angeles County now affects more than 66,000 people. The vast majority of them never see a doctor, even when they have serious health issues – last year, more Read More »

August 30th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Environmental pollution may contribute to racial and ethnic disparities in Alzheimer’s disease risk

For decades, research has shown the risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease in the United States is dramatically higher among African American populations than in non-Hispanic white populations. Scientists have suspected a variety of contributing factors, but the underlying reasons have Read More »

August 27th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

USC tests nearly 27,000 students for COVID, yielding surprisingly low positivity rates

As students moved to campus for the start of classes, nearly 27,000 passed through USC Student Health’s “pop testing” sites at Jefferson Lot, Pardee Marks, Pappas Quad and the Eric Cohen Health Center.

To fulfill the Trojan Check requirements for weekly Read More »

August 25th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|