USC Study: Without a Cap, Out-of-Pocket Drug Spending Poses Great Risk

A new study co-authored by Geoffrey Joyce of the USC School of Pharmacy finds that more than one million Medicare Part D enrollees who were not eligible for assistance with their out-of-pocket drug spending reached the catastrophic coverage phase of their benefit.

Students Compete to Explain Years of Research in 3 Minutes

Explain years of complicated research in just three minutes. That was the challenge given to 13 USC School of Pharmacy PhD students and postdoctoral researchers who competed in the School’s second Three-Minute Thesis competition on Wednesday, June 27.

Zhipeng Lu Joins Faculty

Zhipeng Lu, PhD, has joined the faculty as assistant professor of pharmacology and pharmaceutical sciences. His research is focused on developing new experimental and computational methods for the global analysis of RNA structure and interactions in living cells.

Maryann Wu Joins Faculty

Maryann Wu, EdD, has joined the faculty of the Titus Department of Clinical Pharmacy as assistant professor of clinical pharmacy (education track).

A Message from Dean Papadopoulos

The School’s 111th Commencement ceremony last month, the School’s largest in its history, marked the conclusion of my second academic year as dean of the USC School of Pharmacy.

Scott Mosley Joins Faculty

Scott Mosley, PharmD, has joined the faculty of the Titus Department of Clinical Pharmacy. His research is focused in pharmacogenomics implementation, which incorporates genetic information with other clinical factors to optimize drug selection.