Alan Wayne, MD, professor of pediatrics (clinical scholar) at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, gave his first town hall as interim director of the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center on Sept. 12 in Aresty Auditorium.

The session was opened by Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, dean of the Keck School, who paid tribute to former director, Stephen Gruber, MD, PhD, MPH, professor of medicine and preventive medicine, and Jane and Kris Popovich Chair in Cancer Research.

Wayne’s discussion was wide-ranging, providing an overview of both clinical and research activities at USC Norris, as well as insight into recent strategic planning efforts for both the clinical enterprise and the Keck School.