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Minority health disparities underlined at Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer series

Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, welcomed Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable, MD, as guest speaker for the 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Lecturer Series. Pérez-Stable, director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), delivered an eye-opening lecture entitled, “The Science Read More »

December 11th, 2018|featured, Keck Net Intranet|

Commencement 2018: Ciara Mimms, Keck School of Medicine of USC

“November-Two-Five, you’re clear for takeoff. Clear for takeoff, November-Two-Five. Good day!”

From directing jets in the sky in the United States Air Force Reserve to delving into stem cell biology, Ciara Mimms, who is graduating with her master’s degree in stem Read More »

December 6th, 2018|Announcements, Commencement 2018, Keck Net Intranet|

Student-led USC group aims for diversity among physical therapists

The physical therapy profession has a bit of a diversity problem, one might say.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5 percent of all practicing physical therapists are African-American. And only 3 percent of all physical therapy students this Read More »

December 5th, 2018|Announcements|

Jehni Robinson tapped for family medicine chair

Jehni Robinson, MD, has been appointed as chair of the Department of Family Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, effective Nov. 1. Robinson has served as interim chair of the department for the past year and previously Read More »

December 4th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Better drug to save mothers’ lives during childbirth may be on the way

Postpartum bleeding is the world’s leading cause of death for women during and after childbirth, and the third-leading cause in the United States alone. Many doctors in developing countries have turned to the drug misoprostol to save more women from deadly hemorrhaging.

Misoprostol, Read More »

December 4th, 2018|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|