Black and Latino neighborhoods in the 30 most populous U.S. cities had fewer pharmacies than white or diverse neighborhoods in 2007-2015, USC research shows, suggesting that ‘pharmacy deserts’ may be an overlooked contributor to persistent racial and ethnic health disparities.
From day one of distribution to today, Trojans have been delivering vaccines to hard-hit communities, volunteering at mega-sites and ensuring that hundreds of thousands of shots get into arms.
USC School of Pharmacy PharmD students Xavier Faraj, Marvin Nguyen, Lisa Leung and Ronald Deng won the first-place team award in the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation’s National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy & Therapeutics 2021 Competition.
The City’s vaccination program administered its one millionth dose, reaching a major milestone in its efforts to vaccinate Angelenos and bring the pandemic to an end.
Two USC pharmacists share an inside look at how L.A. fights the coronavirus at one of the largest vaccination sites in the country.
The donation from the estate of USC alumna Susie Titus establishes a center that helps ensure patients receive the right medication and guidance to reduce their risk of hospitalization.
Pharmacists ranked the most financially secure profession of the pandemic, higher than physicians, lawyers, nurses, veterinarians and dentists, among others, according to a survey conducted by the website Student Loan Planner.
USC School of Pharmacy student pharmacists have been active and eager volunteers at two COVID-19 vaccination sites. Here, a few students volunteering on the frontlines of the pandemic share reflections on what has been most meaningful about being involved.
Serghei Mangul, PhD, assistant professor of clinical pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy, has received a $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
Cholesterol-lowering statins are a critical tool in the prevention of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes. But access to these relatively cheap therapies is often influenced by various social factors, including race, ethnicity, and citizenship status.