Announcements

New department name and lockup.

Preventive Medicine gets a new name

The July 1 name change to the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences reflects the department’s tremendous growth, expansion in its areas of research, and mission to improve public health for all people locally and globally.

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Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati earns AACR Distinguished Lectureship

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH, Associate Dean for Community Initiatives, was the recipient of the 2020 American Association for Cancer Research Distinguished Lectureship on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities. Báezconde-Garbanati presented her award lecture during the opening session of the virtual AACR Conference on the Science of Cancer Health Disparities in Racial/Ethnic

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USC audio series POP: Perspectives on Public Health

POP: Perspectives on Public Health audio series launches

The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences has launched a new audio series – POP: Perspectives on Public Health. The occasional series explores a broad spectrum of public health issues, and their real-world effects, through interviews, discussions and special event episodes. Hosted by Karina Dominguez Gonzalez, MPH, of the Office of

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Cancer Surveillance Program welcomes new director, Lihua Liu

Lihua Liu, an associate professor of clinical preventive medicine, has been named the director and principal investigator of USC’s Cancer Surveillance Program (CSP). Established by faculty members in USC’s Department of Population and Public Health Sciences in 1972, the CSP is responsible for recording all cancer diagnoses in Los Angeles County.

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