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Graduate students win Best Visualization Award at Hackathon event

Graduate students win Best Visualization Award at Hackathon event

A team of graduate students from the Department of Population and Public Health Sciences at Keck School of Medicine of USC received the Best Visualization Award at a November 2019 Data Science Hackathon hosted by the Orange County R Users Group and UCI Paul Merage...

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 scientist honored for air pollution research

Environmental health scientist honored for air pollution research

Ed Avol, Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, was recognized at the 27th Annual International Society of Exposure Science Meeting in October for his career as an exposure scientist...

USC tobacco researchers honored by city officials

USC tobacco researchers honored by city officials

City officials pose with USC tobacco control researchers honored Aug. 18 at Los Angeles City Hall. From left: Nora Manzanilla, Tobacco Enforcement Operations director for the Los Angeles City Attorney; Mitch O’Farrell, city councilmember representing the 13th...

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...

USC biostatistics students rank at international competition

USC biostatistics students rank at international competition

Left to right: Biostatistics graduate students Dixin Shen, Terry Cai, Ken Chau. (Photo / Courtesy Meredith Franklin) A team of three USC biostatistics graduate students ranked third in an international statistical analysis competition April 3. The annual SAS Global...

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...