Children donate socks to give patients happy feet

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital CEO Armand Dorian, MD, MMM, knows that sometimes, patients need more than the physical care that clinicians in the emergency department can provide. This holiday season, his children Avand, Hooys and Jivan understood their assignment. The Read More »

December 23rd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Leading health systems continue public service campaign to encourage Angelenos to access care as the holidays approach

Five of Los Angeles County’s largest nonprofit health systems with hospitals, clinics and facilities regionwide continue their BetterTogether.Health campaign as the holidays approach. With a mission to encourage Angelenos to put health first and access care when needed, the campaign is Read More »

December 22nd, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

COVID-19 safety precautions a doctor, respiratory therapist and nurse are taking this holiday season

The holidays are quickly approaching, and with them, opportunities to socialize, shop, and visit bars and restaurants. We asked a Keck Medicine of USC doctor, respiratory therapist and nurse what holiday activities they feel comfortable with this year.

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December 20th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

2021 Massry Prize honors scientists who study humans’ origins

The 2021 Meira and Shaul G. Massry Prize has been awarded to Svante Pääbo, professor at Max Institute for Evolutionary Genetics in Leipzig, Germany, and professor at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology in Japan; David Reich, professor at Harvard Read More »

December 17th, 2021|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Lack of access to affordable, nutritious food puts those with chronic liver disease at a higher risk of death

Food insecurity, the limited availability of nutritionally adequate food, is a growing public health concern in the United States. Over 35 million Americans experience food insecurity annually, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). These numbers are estimated to have risen Read More »

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