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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|

Joint celebration to honor 70 years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Global dignitaries, activists and leaders will speak at USC’s University Park Campus for a free, public symposium, followed by a youth summit at Los Angeles City Hall, on Human Rights Day, Dec. 10.

In celebration of the 70th anniversary Read More »

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