John Peeples, MBA, transitions to new executive administrator role for Keck Medicine

John Peeples, FACHE, will transition from his current role as vice president and chief human resources officer for USC Arcadia Hospital (USC-AH) to serve as the executive administrator of employee and labor relations, HR policy and compliance for Keck Medicine Read More »

August 30th, 2023|Announcements, featured, Keck Net Intranet|

USC Mann Study unlocks the potential of neurosteroids

Dean Vassilios Papadopoulos, DPharm, PhD, and postdoctoral research scholar Yiqi Christina Lin, PhD, have discovered how the brain produces pregnenolone — the progenitor of all neurosteroids. The findings, published in TheRead More »

August 29th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

LA Business Journal honors Keck Medicine of USC leadership, programs

The 2023 Los Angeles Business Journal Health Care Awards recognized Keck Medicine of USC’s Senior Vice President of Health Affairs Steve Shapiro, MD, MHA, as Health System Executive of the Year.

Five finalists were also Read More »

August 29th, 2023|Announcements, featured, Keck Net Intranet|

NIH bestows $12 million grant for early liver transplant research

Alcohol-associated liver disease accounts for 50% of liver-related deaths. However, the most effective treatment so far — early liver transplantation (ELT) — has drawn controversy for not requiring the patient to abstain from alcohol for a predetermined period of time. Read More »

August 28th, 2023|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Hospital of USC receives Magnet redesigation

For the second time in its history, Keck Hospital of USC has achieved redesignation of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition program.

Magnet hospitals are recognized by the ANCC as possessing the highest level of care, providing benefits to Read More »

August 24th, 2023|featured, Keck Net Intranet|