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    Wednesday, August 19, 2020
    From the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, administrators and staff at Keck Medicine of USC learned valuable lessons about the day-to-day realities of keeping people safe while still providing high-quality care. These lessons helped to inform when and how the health system could safely resume regular operations while still... Read More »
      Tuesday, August 18, 2020
      Ever since Roslymn Caldwell was born, she had eye conditions. What began as a lazy eye in childhood advanced to keratoconus in adulthood and Caldwell was blind for all of her adult life. Caldwell's lazy eye in childhood advanced to keratoconus in adulthood. (Photo/Shutterstock) “My vision was blurry,” she said.... Read More »
        Tuesday, August 18, 2020
        Scientists may have found a better way to estimate survival for women with aggressive ovarian cancer, according to a new study by a team of international researchers including those from the Keck School of Medicine of USC. The findings, which appeared Aug. 17 in the print edition of the journal Annals... Read More »
          Tuesday, August 18, 2020
          The news coverage on COVID-19 is pervasive, persistent, and in my view as a psychiatrist, perilous. Sometimes it seems as though the pandemic is all we talk about. [caption id="attachment_10906" align="alignright" width="143"] Steven Siegel (Photo/Ricardo Carrasco III)[/caption] As difficult as this experience is, it’s easier for educated adults than it... Read More »
            Monday, August 17, 2020
            Keck Medicine of USC is enrolling volunteers as part of a multicenter clinical trial sponsored by AstraZeneca to determine if an experimental vaccine known as AZD1222 provides protection against the coronavirus. The trial will also test if the study vaccine can reduce the severity of COVID-19 illness in those who... Read More »
              Friday, August 14, 2020
              Steven Chen, PharmD, associate dean for clinical affairs and the William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy, has been promoted to professor in the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy with the USC School of Pharmacy. A three-time recipient of the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Pinnacle Award,... Read More »
                Thursday, August 13, 2020
                With Keck Medicine of USC now accepting patients for all needed health care services, clinicians, administration and staff have worked extremely hard to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission. This ongoing series covers the changes that patients, visitors and even students can expect as the pandemic continues.This story focuses on... Read More »
                  Tuesday, August 11, 2020
                  Steven Siegel, MD, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Siegel, a physician-scientist who specializes in the treatment of people who live with schizophrenia and psychosis, also holds the Franz Alexander Chair in Psychiatry. Steven Siegel... Read More »

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