Brian E. Henderson, who led the Keck School of Medicine of USC as dean between 2004 and 2007 and steered some of the school’s most prominent research centers, died Saturday at the age of 77 after a valiant 13-month battle against lung cancer.
Thanks to the generosity of alumni, trustees and others, USC’s ambitious $6 billion fundraising effort has enabled the school and its scholars to grow in unexpected ways, benefitting science, technology, economics, the arts and our community.
The economics expert plans to advance his research on health outcomes of early childhood education. He’ll be Presidential Scholar-in-Residence at the Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics.
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