Faculty Posts

Keck School faculty named to ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ list

Keck School faculty named to ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ list

Three Department of Population and Public Health Sciences faculty members were recently named to the annual Clarivate (formerly Thomson Reuters) list of highly cited researchers, recognizing them as among the leading researchers in the world. To make the list,...

New associate dean to address social justice

New associate dean to address social justice

Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, a professor in the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences and member of the Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Research, has been appointed to the Associate Dean for Social Justice, a newly created role effective...

USC scientist appointed to state Carcinogen Identification Committee

USC scientist appointed to state Carcinogen Identification Committee

California Gov. Jerry Brown has appointed Mariana Stern, PhD, USC professor of research preventive medicine and urology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, as one of California’s expert scientists on the Carcinogen Identification Committee. She took...

USC scientist honored for research into cancer-causing behaviors

USC scientist honored for research into cancer-causing behaviors

Adam Leventhal, PhD, professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, received the American Cancer Society’s Giants of Science Determination Award Oct. 18 in Beverly Hills for his novel research of the causes, consequences, treatment and...

How a USC professor is refining the global health toolkit

How a USC professor is refining the global health toolkit

A global health professor is determining the best ways to evaluate the impact of global health initiatives. This post is part of our National Public Health Week series! We're putting the spotlight a different area of public health each day. We hope you are as...

Associate dean recognized for Latino cancer research

Associate dean recognized for Latino cancer research

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH, professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, received the “Making a Different World” award at the 6th Biennial National Latino Cancer Summit in San Francisco on July 31. The award honors...

How a USC professor is leading the fight to lower teen pregnancy rates

How a USC professor is leading the fight to lower teen pregnancy rates

A USC public health professor is making it her mission to reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease rates in Los Angeles. This post is part of our National Public Health Week series! We're putting the spotlight a different area of public health each day....

Biostatistics professor honored for scientific contributions

Biostatistics professor honored for scientific contributions

The American Statistical Association named Kiros Berhane, PhD, professor of preventive medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, among its 62 fellows in 2017, recognizing his biostatistics research, teaching and service to the scientific community at USC and in...

Public health professor recognized for student mentorship

Public health professor recognized for student mentorship

Photos courtesy of USC CET The USC Mentoring Awards honored Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, professor of preventive medicine, April 6 for her mentorship of graduate students. The annual awards applaud faculty members who help to build a supportive academic...

Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet

Mexico public health institute honors Jonathan Samet

The Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP) celebrated the career of Dr. Jonathan Samet, Flora L. Thornton Chair of the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences and director of the USC Institute for Global Health, as part of its 30-year anniversary...