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Starting in October, California Pharmacists Authorized to Prescribe Hormonal Contraceptives

Stimmel Announces New Administrative Appointments

Interim Dean Glen L. Stimmel has made a slate of new appointments to round out the administrative leadership of the USC School of Pharmacy. Previously housed under the Titus Family Department, the School’s new Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics, will be chaired by Geoffrey Joyce, PhD, associate professor and director of health policy for […]

Brinton Featured in CBS News Report on Alzheimer’s Disease and its Heavy Toll on Women

Schaeffer Center Study Links Medication Adherence with Lower Healthcare Costs

USC-Taiwan Translational Research Center Hosts Session at International Symposium in Taipei

The Center for USC-Taiwan Translational Research Center hosted a session on the MAO-A gene and its clinical application at the 15th International Symposium of the Society of Chinese Bioscientists in America on June 28 in Taipei, Taiwan. The center is housed at the USC School of Pharmacy. Co-chairing the session was Jean Chen Shih, director […]

Graduate Student Wins Top Prize at International Drug Information Competition

Sheraz Khoja took home the first place award for his poster presentation at the Drug Information Association (DIA) 51st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. on June 16. The School of Pharmacy student – who is pursuing a PhD in Molecular Pharmacology and Toxicology and an additional MS degree in Management of Drug Development – received […]

Roberta Diaz Brinton in ABC Report on Why Almost Two-Thirds of Americans with Alzheimer’s Disease are Women

Audiovisual Version of Mel Baron’s Fotonovela on Dementia Expands its Community Reach

Jason Doctor Discusses California Senate Bill 128 – Physician-Assisted Suicide Legislation

Doctoral Student’s Research on Diabetes and Lung Health Awarded NIH Grant

Maira Soto, a PhD candidate mentored by Associate Professor Kathleen Rodgers at the USC School of Pharmacy, has been awarded a 2-year, $86,240 grant from the National Institutes of Health for her translational research that explores the relationship of diabetes and lung diseases, and how to treat them. Her project, “Characterizing Angiotensin (1-7) to Treat […]

Pharmacy Projects Garner Ming Hsieh Grants

The Ming Hsieh Institute recently awarded grants of $120,000 each to three USC School of Pharmacy faculty members for cancer nanotechnology research. Associate Professor Stan Gee Louie, director of the Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics Program, received funding to support a project to treat resistant breast cancer. This form of breast cancer does not respond to […]

Professor Glen Stimmel Appointed Interim Dean

Glen L. Stimmel — a national leader in clinical pharmacy practice and a USC faculty member since 1974 — has been named interim dean of the USC School of Pharmacy effective July 1. In this capacity, he will also hold the John Stauffer Dean’s Chair in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He is a professor of Clinical Pharmacy, […]