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    Wednesday, September 2, 2020
    For those working in health care, responding to the COVID-19 pandemic has been a team effort. At USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a core group got to work on preparation efforts as early as January to ensure that the hospital and community were ready to face the challenges ahead. This multidisciplinary... Read More »
      Tuesday, September 1, 2020
      The Los Angeles Business Journal has honored several key leadership and staff members at their 2020 Health Care Panel & Awards virtual event on August 26. Rod Hanners (Photo/Ricardo Carrasco III) First, Rod Hanners was named Hospital CEO of the Year. Hanners, who has been Keck Medicine’s interim CEO since... Read More »
        Tuesday, September 1, 2020
        Infants who are born early or at low birthweight can be at risk for cerebral palsy, a group of disorders that affect a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. It is often caused by brain damage before birth.  Stacey Dusing, PhD, PT, director of the USC Motor Development... Read More »
          Monday, August 31, 2020
          According to a new study co-authored by researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, California neighborhoods where cannabis retailers are located tend to have higher proportions of Latino and Black residents and lower proportions of white people. The... Read More »
            Friday, August 28, 2020
            Lihua Liu, PhD, an associate professor of clinical preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has been named the director and principal investigator of USC’s Cancer Surveillance Program (CSP). Established by faculty members in the Department of Preventive Medicine in 1972, the CSP is responsible for recording... Read More »
              Wednesday, August 26, 2020
              With Keck Medicine of USC now accepting all patients for needed health care services and the fall semester in motion, departments throughout have taken steps to make sure that the risk of COVID-19 transmission is minimal. This has resulted in new policies and best practices to which each school has... Read More »
                Wednesday, August 26, 2020
                Larissa Rodriguez, MD, professor of urology and obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and Jason Kutch, PhD, associate professor at the USC Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, have been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.... Read More »
                  Tuesday, August 25, 2020
                  For patients with tumors, strokes, cerebrovascular disease and other conditions, computed tomography (CT) scans can be lifesaving. But there’s a growing concern that the radiation involved is unnecessarily harmful to patients. It’s estimated that for every 2,000 CT scans, one future cancer case will occur — which translates to 50,000... Read More »
                    Tuesday, August 25, 2020
                    In late February 2020, 10 local high school juniors gathered at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at USC for the first meeting of a four-month hands-on learning experience, sponsored by the Amgen Foundation. Each of the 10 students had been nominated by... Read More »

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