Lonely older adults are more vulnerable to scams

Duke Han, PhD, director of neuropsychology in the Department of Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has led a team of researchers in a study measuring the vulnerability of older adults  to financial Read More »

May 31st, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Failures in the generic drug market are costing patients

Cheaper generic alternatives to brand-name drugs are supposed to save consumers and the healthcare system money.  But a new USC Schaeffer Center white paper highlights tactics used by intermediaries in the pharmaceutical distribution system — including pharmacy benefit Read More »

May 31st, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Retired physician and USC alumni makes a gift for the advancement of diagnostic radiology

Stewart Fordham, MD, a former physician and faculty member in radiology at the University of California and its then partnering hospital — Los Angeles County and USC Medical Center — has a vision: a day when every individual has an Read More »

May 25th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Narsing Rao establishes the first endowed lectureship in the Department of Ophthalmology

Narsing Rao, MD, one of the University of California’s foremost educators, researchers, clinicians and leaders, has ensured that his passion for teaching will impact generations to come by making a generous gift to establish the Narsing Rao, Read More »

May 25th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Biomedical expert designs health dataset representing all demographic groups

To better understand health disparities among underserved communities, biomedical engineer Ritika Chaturvedi, PhD, has led the creation of American Life in Realtime, a first-of-its kind comprehensive digital health dataset representative of all demographic populations in the United Read More »

May 25th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|