Improving community health
Seven USC graduate students named as Albert Schweitzer Fellows in Los Angeles for 2013-14 will spend a year addressing health in underserved communities.
Health care finance is changing fast. From pharma to biotech, professionals must have more skills than ever to make good business decisions in a world of shifting policy. The USC School of Pharmacy's new Master of Science in Healthcare Decision Analysis will provide vital tools.
A $3 million gift from Jayne and Hans Hufschmid to USC Annenberg will boost research leadership focusing on the intersection of communication and business. The couple endowed the Jayne and Hans Hufschmid Chair in Strategic Public Relations and Business Communication.
Cybersecurity hit the headlines this week due to landmark talks between President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping. It's a tough topic to tackle, says Ranjan Pal, Provost Fellow at USC, who's studying how to create a more stable Internet. One key: Learn to practice safe computing.
USC Gould's Elyn Saks calls it a "national tragedy." She's talking about the fact that the nation's largest psychiatric facilities are in prisons and jails. Saks recently invited scholars and officials to discuss the criminalization of mental illness at a Saks Institute for Mental Health Law, Policy and Ethics event at USC.