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Schaeffer Experts Link Medicaid Policies for Antipsychotic Drugs with Increased Incarceration of Schizophrenic Indidivuals

Mel Baron Presents “Art of the Fotonovella” at Graphic Medicine Conference at Johns Hopkins

Kermit Crawford to Join USC School of Pharmacy

Professor Dana Goldman Cautions Policymakers to be Sensitive to Needs of Patients with Diabetes

Doctoral Student Justin McGinnis Opines on Pharmaceutical Industry’s Value in Forbes

Walgreens Gift will Enhance Training Facilities for Pharmacy Students

The need for expert compounding pharmacy skills is growing in today’s era of customized medicine and a gift to the USC School of Pharmacy from Walgreens will enhance state-of-the-art facilities in which students will be able to hone these specialty skills. The Walgreens gift of $250,000 will enrich the School’s compounding pharmacy lab suite where […]

USC Mourns the Passing of School of Pharmacy Dean Emeritus John A. Biles

John A. Biles, who led the USC School of Pharmacy as dean from 1968 to 1995, died on June 27 at his home in Pacific Palisades after a long illness. Dr. Biles was a legendary advocate for the profession of pharmacy and was heralded nationwide for his leadership in transforming the profession from a dispenser […]

USC Schaeffer Center Hosts Major Health Economics Conference

Leading experts at the intersection of healthcare and economics converged at USC June 22–25 to exchange ideas on a diverse range of topics relating to improving medical care while reining in ever-increasing costs. Hosted by the USC Leonard D. Schaeffer Center for Health Policy & Economics, this Fifth Biennial Conference of the American Society of […]

USC-UCLA Cross Institutional Study on Drug Treatment for Alcohol Abuse Advances to Human Trials

Steven Chen to Lead Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy

Dean R. Pete Vanderveen announced the appointment of Steven W. Chen as the Chair of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics & Policy effective June 1. In his announcement, Dean Vanderveen said, “Dr. Chen is a recognized national leader in designing and implementing innovative clinical pharmacy practice models, a two-time winner […]

Antidepressant May Also Fight Prostate Cancer

Students Provide Health Education to In-Need Populations with New Award Funding

Halema Buzayan and Karen Tan have received Schweitzer Fellowships in support of their community outreach. This year, two USC School of Pharmacy students have been named recipients of the prestigious Los Angeles Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Karen Tan and Halema Buzayan are among only 15 students from across the city to receive this honor, and both […]