New USC-L.A. County collaboration to track COVID-19’s local impact

USC and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health are launching a study that will follow as many as 3,000 county residents over time to better understand social inequities exposed by COVID-19 as well as other impacts Read More »

March 10th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Can AI predict which COVID-19 patients will end up in the ICU?

Since last January 2020, much of the global pandemic has felt unpredictable, from how the healthcare system will be impacted, to how individual patients will fare with the disease. The volatile ups and downs in trying to predict Read More »

March 9th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Tips for maintaining motivation and mental energy as the pandemic drags on

The end of the pandemic glimmers on the horizon. Deaths and new COVID cases are in steep decline. Many people have been working at home for months instead of driving long commutes. So why do they feel so Read More »

March 8th, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Keck Medicine opens vaccine appointments to educators, essential workers

Keck Medicine of USC is following protocols developed by the CDC and the state and county departments of public health to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine equitably and responsibly. On March 1, the vaccine clinic opened up to people Read More »

March 3rd, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19, Keck Net Intranet|

Op-Ed: COVID-19 is on the run — expect the pandemic to be under control by Memorial Day

Geoffrey Joyce is chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics at the USC School of Pharmacy. He recently shared his perspective on the end of the pandemic that was published on MarketWatch Read More »

March 3rd, 2021|Announcements, COVID-19|