Faculty Spotlight

Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD

New associate dean to address social justice

Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, a professor in the Department of Preventive Medicine 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 January 1, 2019.

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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 prevention of tobacco use and other cancer-causing behaviors.

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How a USC professor is refining the global health toolkit

by Carolyn Barnes Pictured: Shubha Kumar, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of global health and director of USC’s MPH Online Program. 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

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