USC leaders have named radiologist and nuclear medicine doctor Carolyn C. Meltzer as dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Currently the William P. Timmie Professor and chair of the Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University in Atlanta, Meltzer will assume her new role at USC effective March 1. Her appointment comes after an extensive search involving more than 130 prospective candidates and sources from top academic medical centers, guided by an advisory committee of USC physicians and other health professionals, scientists and students.

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