USC-VHH enhances quality and safety with new executive role

Keck Medicine of USC, a national leader in patient safety, has announced its enhanced commitment to the highest standards of care with the appointment of Mary Virgallito, MSN, RN, who will serve as the first chief quality officer at Read More »

November 15th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

The Keck School receives federal funding for MPH degree scholarships

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded $1.5 million to the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Department of Population and Public Health Read More »

November 15th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

New cancer drug may also treat COVID-19 variants

A chaperone protein called GRP78, which is known to exacerbate the spread of cancer in the body, has been shown to do the same for viruses — including the one that causes COVID-19. The study, led by the Keck School Read More »

November 14th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Michele Harper speaks to the Health Science Campus community

On Nov. 9, one of America’s leading health care advocates, Michele Harper, MD, spoke at “Healing Voices” — a health-care-focused branch of USC’s “Visions and Voices” lecture series. Her talk, titled, “Radical Truths: The Power of Storytelling Read More »

November 14th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|

Boys and girls with eating disorders show key neurobiological differences

A first-of-its-kind analysis comparing the neurobiology of boys and girls with binge eating disorder has shown significant differences in brain structure between the sexes. The study was published in Psychological Medicine.

The research builds on Read More »

November 11th, 2022|Announcements, Keck Net Intranet|