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Faculty members honored with USC Mentoring Awards

Faculty members honored with USC Mentoring Awards

Faculty members from the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences received 2022 USC Mentoring Awards at a reception hosted by the USC Center for Excellence in Teaching. Pictured: Heather Wipfli, PhD and students at the World Health Assembly. Photo courtesy...

Listen: Why neighborhoods matter to brain development in children

Listen: Why neighborhoods matter to brain development in children

Megan Herting, PhD, discusses how where children grow up can impact their brain development in an episode of the podcast, "Environmental Health Chat," hosted by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.Herting, an assistant professor in the department...

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati earns AACR Distinguished Lectureship

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati earns AACR Distinguished Lectureship

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati. (USC Photo/Chris Shinn) 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...

Adam Leventhal appointed to FDA committee on tobacco products

Adam Leventhal appointed to FDA committee on tobacco products

Adam Leventhal, PhD, professor of preventive medicine and psychology and director of the USC Institute for Addiction Science and Health, Emotion & Addiction Laboratory (HEAL), has been appointed to the FDA’s Tobacco Products Scientific Advisory...

Dean Mosqueda again named to LABJ’s ‘LA500’ list

Dean Mosqueda again named to LABJ’s ‘LA500’ list

Laura Mosqueda, MD, Dean of the Keck School of Medicine, has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “LA500” list of the most influential people in Los Angeles. It was Dean Mosqueda’s third time appearing on the list.  The list also...

Howard Hu named chair of Population and Public Health Sciences

Howard Hu named chair of Population and Public Health Sciences

Howard Hu, MD, MPH, ScD, has been selected as the new chair of the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine, effective July 1.  Hu was the Founding Dean of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of...