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    Tuesday, April 6, 2021
    Five years ago, Kim Michalski, now 67, had a prominent career as an investment manager, overseeing portfolios for high-wealth clients and traveling across the country to manage her own staff. But behind closed doors, Michalski was experiencing excruciating sciatic pain and spinal degeneration. “Carrying suitcases and briefcases, even walking, was... Read More »
      Monday, April 5, 2021
      Berislav Zlokovic was one of three USC faculty members to be appointed as University Professors, USC Provost Charles F. Zukoski announced in an April 5 memo. John Brooks Slaughter, PhD, Hanna Reisler, PhD, and Berislav Zlokovic, MD, PhD, were named as University Professors and Natalia Molina, PhD, and Alan E. Willner, PhD, were named as Distinguished Professors.... Read More »
        Monday, April 5, 2021
        Hispanic immigrants of working age — 20 to 54 years old — are over 11 times more likely to die of COVID-19 than U.S.-born men and women who are not Hispanic, according to a USC study of California death certificate data from 2020. The study, published March 29 in the Annals... Read More »
          Monday, April 5, 2021
          The Los Angeles Business Journal has published its “Women of Influence: Health Care” special section, and several Keck Medicine of USC clinicians and administrators were honored, as well as women from throughout the USC medical community. The 2021 honorees include: April Armstrong, MD, MPH, professor of dermatology (clinical scholar) and associate dean... Read More »
            Friday, April 2, 2021
            For too long, too few autistic people have had a say in how autism research is designed, developed and disseminated, and researchers have not tapped into the expertise that only autistic people and their families have. A new USC-coordinated project looks to upend that disparity by intentionally allying with stakeholder... Read More »
              Friday, April 2, 2021
              As restaurants, stores and other venues reopen, Americans are slowly but surely reentering the world. However, recent events, such as mass shootings in Boulder, Colorado and Atlanta, Georgia, added an extra layer of stress and uncertainty for many people. Keck Medicine of USC experts address how traumatic occurrences affect us... Read More »
                Friday, April 2, 2021
                The film “The Father” brings the issue of dementia to the forefront. This is a story about how a man, played by Anthony Hopkins, who refuses all assistance from his daughter, played by Olivia Colman, as he begins to suffer from the overwhelming and unnerving symptoms of dementia. As he tries to make sense... Read More »
                  Wednesday, March 31, 2021
                  On March 30, Keck Medicine of USC celebrated National Doctors’ Day, a time when the health system acknowledges the vital contributions physicians make throughout the enterprise. “Although this celebration occurs annually, this year’s Doctors’ Day is especially significant,” said Rod Hanners, interim chief executive officer for Keck Medicine. “Because of... Read More »
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