Paul Boutin writes for USC University Communications.
Stories by Paul Boutin:
Medical student works with policymakers on health effects of global climate change
Anish Parekh, the son of a USC professor, studies the spread and possible control of diseases as part of his public health degree.
L.A.’s diversity shapes Sofia Gruskin’s approach to global health research
The USC Institute for Global Health nears its 10th anniversary with a new director and a new vision focused on equality.
Physician or PhD? USC and Caltech team up to let students be both
Jonathan Tucci aims for a medical degree from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and a PhD from USC or Caltech.
USC research center teaches kids about cancer
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center also aims to show what careers are possible as part of a push toward STEM education.
Med students discuss health care policy with legislators, gain firsthand experience in advocacy
The group of 10 met with key lawmakers and shared their ideas about how the state should support the Affordable Care Act.
Liver cancer rates vary widely among patients of Asian descent, USC study finds
Breaking down broad ethnic and racial categories into more specific groups can sharpen data, according to a Vietnamese medical student’s research.
Drones that save lives? Meet humanitarian aid’s newest tool
Unmanned aerial vehicles could help health providers make effective use of emerging technology.
Es Tiempo campaign raises awareness of cervical cancer prevention among Latinas
USC’s efforts in the community include help from health care professionals who already work with residents.
Bilingual mom offers care as physician assistant in underserved communities
Jessica Flores will work alongside doctors at a clinic, providing much of the care her patients need without a translator.
Palliative care specialists focus on a patient’s quality of life
Precision in language is essential for team members working with people to help them live the best lives they can despite having a serious illness.
Physiology department rises in national rankings of research funding
Berislav Zlokovic enhances a strong neuroscience base and strives to make USC No. 1 in grant awards around the world.
USC researchers make diverse genomic data available to scientists
The Keck Genomics Platform gives scientists a better reflection of the nation’s diversity.