USC tobacco researchers honored by city officials

Government officials honored USC faculty Aug. 18 at Los Angeles City Hall for their public health work in tobacco control, prevention and research that formed the scientific foundation for local policies.  Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer and City Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell commended Distinguished Professor Jonathan Samet, MD, MS, Flora

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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 Africa. An honor bestowed upon few In the 100-year-old

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Public health professor recognized for student mentorship

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 environment through faculty-to-student mentoring and faculty-to-faculty mentoring. Recipients are considered to have had significant and lasting impact on their

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USC department ranks No. 2 in NIH medical school public health funding

The Department of Preventive Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC was ranked one of the nation’s top public health departments receiving funds from the National Institutes of Health, according to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research. Public health sciences well-funded Overall, seven Keck School of Medicine departments ranked within the

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CDC awards Dr. Samet for career dedicated to improving health

Samet Honored for Advocacy and Research on Health Risks of Inhaled Pollutants Distinguished Professor Jonathan Samet, director of the USC Institute for Global Health and Flora L. Thornton Chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine, received the 2016 Fries Prize for Improving Health at the Centers for Disease Control and

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