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“I’m here today because of the generous support of donors like you.”

Pharmacy Students Thank Scholarship Supporters “I am here today because of the generous support of donors like you,” said student Danielle Cortez at the USC School of Pharmacy Annual Scholarship Luncheon held on April 13 on the Health Sciences Campus Pappas Quad. Cortez along with other students shared experiences with the donors that illustrated how […]

Shen Lab Produces Two Research-Pitching Winners

The clock is ticking and you have just a few minutes to explain your very complicated research. That was the assignment that graduates students faced in two recent competitions aiming to help young scientists learn how to accurately portray their research in a kind of elevator pitch that drives home an important message about their […]

LA Times feature shows how USC pharmacists are improving healthcare in area clinics

The Rho Chi Society National Office Moves to USC

The Rho Chi Society National Office Moves to USC The Rho Chi Society, the national academic honor society in pharmacy, will call USC home with the transition taking place over the course of this year. Longtime USC Rho Chi adviser, Associate Professor Michael Wincor, will lead the national organization, and outgoing Dean R. Pete Vanderveen […]

Students Explore an Industry Career

A doctor of pharmacy degree opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities – from community pharmacy to clinical care to the pharmaceutical/biotech industries. Students considering an industry career can get a head start by taking the elective, “Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization,” offered each spring. “Pharmaceutical and biotech companies are constantly seeking PharmD graduates […]

Regulatory Expert Frances Richmond Weighs In on Patients’ Request for FDA to Fast Track New ALS Drug

Register Now for the 2015 Hawaii Summer Conference

Register Now for the 2015 Hawaii Summer Conference The annual Hawaii Summer Conference sponsored by the USC School of Pharmacy offers pharmacists and nurses a timely slate of continuing education courses from August 3 through 7 at the idyllic Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa on Kaanapali Beach. This year’s program offers a mix of […]

Penny-wise or Pound-foolish: Schaeffer Center Examines Impact of Medicaid Access Restrictions on Psychiatric Drugs

Roberta Diaz Brinton discusses women’s increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease on Science Friday.

Antidepressant plus Dye Yields Tumor-Targeting Molecule that Finds and Blocks Prostate Cancer in Lab Animals

An Unexpected Gift from a National Hero

At the end of last year, the USC School of Pharmacy received an unexpected gift of over $100,000 from the estate of Captain Walter F. Mazzone, who earned a BS in pharmacy from the School in 1948. The gift was part of the Mazzone estate plan which also provided donations to the Harvard School of […]

Dana Goldman Shows Why Delayed Aging Research is a Smart Investment Given Our Aging Population