Winter 2022

Illustration of medical professionals working together Keck Medicine of USC's partnership with Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia, now known as USC Arcadia Hospital, will expand USC’s footprint as a leading provider of health care in Southern California and beyond. (Illustration/Matt Chinworth/iStock) Eastbound

Keck Medicine of USC Looks East

With the recent USC Arcadia Hospital affiliation, Keck Medicine of USC continues its tradition of innovation, growth and community partnership.

10 min readHealth, Health Care, Keck Medicine, Medicine
Hands holding a phone showing the Venmo app open Scammers have repeatedly harvested information from unwitting users and created fake profiles of Venmo customers to request money. (Illustration/Josh Cochran) Somebody's Watching Me

I Know What You Did On Venmo

A team led by USC Viterbi researchers has discovered millions of “privacy leaks” on the mobile social payments app.

11 min readScience/Technology, Social Impact, Emerging Technology, Faculty, Innovation, Research
Illustration of healthcare professionals working in an operating room. "[Anesthetics are] very resistant to degradation; they stay in that environment for many years,” says Arash Motamed, medical director for Keck Main Perioperative Operations and Keck Medicine of USC Sustainability. (Illustration/iStock) Saving Lives, Helping the Planet

Greener Gases 

Keck Medicine of USC is curbing the environmental impacts of anesthesia in operating rooms — and saving money 

4 min readHealth, Science/Technology, Health Care, Sustainability