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    HSC personal finance webinar: 3 profitable takeaways
    Tuesday, November 29, 2022
    People who are new to the workforce — or have recently switched careers — can face pivotal moments when it comes to developing smart financial habits. Keck Medicine of USC’s Community of Mentors for Professional Advancement, Support and Success (COMPASS) recently hosted a personal finance seminar to help these audiences... Read More »
    Stephanie Woelfel elected to the National Pressure Injury Advisor Panel board
    Monday, November 28, 2022
    The National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) has elected Stephanie Woelfel, PT, DPT, CWS, to its board of directors for a three-year term. Founded in 1986, the NPIAP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving patient outcomes for pressure injuries through education, public policy and research. The organization is composed... Read More »
    Keck School faculty among world’s most influential researchers
    Tuesday, November 22, 2022
    Nine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s faculty members have been named to the 2022 list of Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate. According to Clarivate, the list recognizes researchers who have “demonstrated significant and broad influence reflected in their publication of multiple highly cited papers over the last decade.” Vice... Read More »
    USC School of Pharmacy announces $50 million naming gift
    Friday, November 18, 2022
    Inventor, physicist and long-time supporter of the University of California Alfred E. Mann has donated a $50 million endowment to the USC School of Pharmacy. In gratitude for the naming gift, the school has changed its name to the USC Alfred E. Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences —... Read More »
    USC-VHH enhances quality and safety with new executive role
    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    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 USC Verdugo Hills Hospital (USC-VHH). Virgallito’s new title follows the recent... Read More »
    The Keck School receives federal funding for MPH degree scholarships
    Tuesday, November 15, 2022
    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 Sciences. The grant is dedicated toward the provision of scholarships for Master of Public Health degrees. The Keck School... Read More »
    New cancer drug may also treat COVID-19 variants
    Monday, November 14, 2022
    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 of Medicine of USC, indicates that a promising new cancer... Read More »