A 20-year study involving more than 4,000 children in the Los Angeles area found a correlation between reduced traffic pollution and fewer new cases of asthma in kids.Continue reading
From community health to mental health, health services to health behavior, Keck School of Medicine graduates of the Department of Preventive Medicine reflect on their studies and achievements at USC.
Health data science is an emerging, in-demand field with promising career opportunities. Dr. Kiros Berhane and Dr. Meredith Franklin give you the scoop on what it is exactly, and where you could end up working.
Preventive medicine expert Ricky Bluthenthal is leading the effort to pursue fairness in health and well-being at the Keck School of Medicine of USC’s new Office for Social Justice.
A 2018 analysis of more than a century of literature found USC to be among the world’s most active institutions researching outdoor air pollution and respiratory health. Continue reading
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 prevention of tobacco use and other cancer-causing behaviors. Continue reading