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“My pharmacist saved my life.”

Many people had tried to help Mike Metcalfe along the way, but Steven Chen, associate dean for clinical affairs, came along at the right time and took the right approach. Chen didn’t see a lost cause — he saw an opportunity.

Legislative Day Focuses on the Future

USC School of Pharmacy student organizations hosted nearly 200 participants, including industry leaders and elected officials, at the School’s annual Legislative Day on Friday, November 3.

Coming Full Circle

Over the past six decades, Professor Mel Baron has served the pharmacy field as an entrepreneur, provider, educator and consultant. Still, his wide-ranging career has always circled back to USC.

The Healing Power of Plants

As deaths from opioid abuse skyrocket, finding alternatives that offer real pain relief without the risk of addiction is a matter of national urgency. Enter pharmacologist James David Adams Jr., a USC School of Pharmacy associate professor who also happens to be a Chumash healer.

Van Dijk Wins Krown Fellowship

Doctoral student Johannes (Jan) Van Dijk has earned the 2017-2018 Charles and Charlotte Krown Fellowship for his work on genetic engineering of fungal biosynthesis.