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    Friday, September 17, 2021
    Rodney Hanners has been named CEO of Keck Medicine of USC and President and CEO of USC Health System. He has served as interim CEO since June 2020. Hanners will begin his new role immediately, reporting to Steven Shapiro, MD, senior vice president for health affairs at USC. “We are thrilled that Rod will... Read More »
      Friday, September 17, 2021
      A new study led by researchers at the USC Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and the L.A. County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office investigates whether the stay-at-home orders impacted opioid-related fatal overdoses. The researchers found stay-at-home orders implemented in Los Angeles County during March and April of 2020 were associated... Read More »
        Thursday, September 16, 2021
        Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common form of liver cancer and the fastest-growing cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States, according to national cancer statistics. Historically, the rates of HCC are lower in rural areas than urban. However, a new study from USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, part of Keck Medicine of... Read More »
          Wednesday, September 15, 2021
          The Department of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has new faculty members starting in eight different divisions this fall. To continue reading this story, click here.... Read More »
            Tuesday, September 14, 2021
            Steve Shapiro takes the macro view of medicine. This spring, he became the first senior vice president for health affairs at USC, where he will oversee — and build bridges between — clinical operations at Keck Medicine of USC and research and medical training at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. To continue reading... Read More »
              Monday, September 13, 2021
              Jose Gutierrez comes from the San Fernando Valley, but the USC junior spent his summer researching COVID-19’s impact on the health system 9,653 miles away — in Kenya. The Keck School of Medicine of USC global health student analyzed ways to use community health volunteers to expand residents’ access to health care... Read More »
                Monday, September 13, 2021
                The USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (USC Stevens INI), part of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has launched a $3 million study that will unite researchers and data from 20 countries to answer some of the most pressing questions about Parkinson’s disease (PD). The 5-year collaborative... Read More »
                  Friday, September 10, 2021
                  Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), a cancer involving white blood cells known as lymphocytes, is the most common childhood cancer, representing 25% of all cancer diagnoses. It’s also one of the leading causes of childhood cancer deaths. While cure rates have improved thanks to chemotherapy, the cancer treatments are toxic. Survivors... Read More »
                    Thursday, September 9, 2021
                    A new Understanding Coronavirus in America Study found that those who received a COVID-19 vaccine when the shots were first made available experienced reduced anxiety after just one dose. While the vaccine’s expected physical benefits — including protection from infection, life-threatening symptoms and hospitalization — are obvious, the resulting mental... Read More »

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