Faculty Posts

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...

Meet Richard Watanabe, PhD, Vice Chair for Education

Meet Richard Watanabe, PhD, Vice Chair for Education

https://youtu.be/-6IsNgH4yXk Meet Richard Watanabe, PhD, Vice Chair for Education in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences and professor of biostatistics. Meet our other directors on YouTube. What is your history with USC? "I have a very long...

Jill Johnston recognized at the 31st Annual Clean Air Awards

Jill Johnston recognized at the 31st Annual Clean Air Awards

On October 4, 2019, Jill Johnston, PhD was recognized for her outstanding contributions in the field of air pollution health research and efforts to improve public health as she received the Robert M. Zweig, M.D. Memorial Award given to her by the South Coast Air...

Environmental health researcher studies effects of air pollution in and out of the womb

Environmental health researcher studies effects of air pollution in and out of the womb

Environmental health researcher Carrie Breton, ScD, associate professor of preventive medicine, has dedicated the last decade to studying how environmental exposures—like air pollution—early in life contribute to the increased risk of disease later in life. In this Q&A learn about her work as part of a maternal and developmental research center.