Black patients with peripheral artery disease underserved in vital interventions

A new study from Keck Medicine of USC has uncovered significant racial disparities in the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of peripheral artery disease (PAD) faced by Black patients in the United Read More »

June 13th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine of USC kicks off Pride Month across the health system

On June 6 and 7, the employee inclusion resource (ERG) group Keck Pride celebrated the start of Pride Month with breakfast events taking place on the Health Sciences Campus and at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. On Sunday, the ERG led Read More »

June 13th, 2023|Announcements, featured, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Arcadia Hospital welcomes new chief operating officer

Effective today, Robert (Robbie) Shappley, JD, MBA (Healthcare), will serve as USC Arcadia Hospital’s (USC-AH) new chief operating officer. In a May 31 announcement to the USC-AH staff, President and CEO Read More »

June 12th, 2023|Announcements, featured|

Biosimilar drug market competition results in significantly reduced costs

Eight years after biosimilar drugs were introduced to the prescription drug market, researchers from the USC Schaeffer Center have studied the cancer drug trastuzumab (Herceptin) and five similar medications as an example of biosimilars’ potential Read More »

June 7th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Sensory-adapted dental rooms significantly reduce autistic children’s stress levels

The study, led by Leah Stein Duker, PhD, OTR/L, of the USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, in partnership with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and assisted by Read More »

June 6th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|