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Researchers receive $12.5M grant for craniofacial research data-sharing endeavor

Nearly half of all birth defects involve the face and skull and, for the most part, scientists remain unclear as to why most occur. To better serve families at risk for these conditions, scientists need Read More »

August 16th, 2019|Announcements|

Neuroradiologist using AI, computational MRI to improve diagnostic techniques

On July 1, Vishal Patel, MD, PhD, joined the Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute (INI) at the Keck School of Medicine of USC as an assistant professor of radiology. Patel, who earned his doctoral degree in biomedical Read More »

August 16th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Study: Financial abuse of older adults by family members more common than scams by strangers

Despite numerous telephone, mail and internet scams directed toward older adults, relatives may perpetrate more financial elder abuse than strangers, suggests a new study by experts at the Keck School of Medicine Read More »

August 15th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New Parent Orientation offers families first glimpse of life as a medical student

More than 250 parents, family members and friends of the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Class of 2023 got a first glimpse of what their loved ones will experience in medical school at the Keck School’s New Parent Orientation.

Held Read More »

August 14th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Smitha Ravipudi named CEO of USC Care Medical Group

Smitha Ravipudi, MPH, has been named CEO of USC Care Medical Group, administrators announced recently. Ravipudi will transition from her current role as chief operating officer for USC Care effective immediately, according to an Aug. 12 memo sent by Rod Read More »

August 13th, 2019|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|