USC in the News

USC In the News 6/6/2018

Los Angeles Business Journal featured the opening of a new outpatient clinic in the San Gabriel Valley by Keck Medicine of USC. The facility will serve more than 100,000 patients each year and will have family medicine, primary care and specialist doctors. "Keck Medicine of USC is in a period of unprecedented growth, with demand increasing for our complex care," said Shawn Sheffield of USC Health. The RealDeal also mentioned the expansion.

San Francisco Chornicle featured a poem by Carol Muske-Dukes of the USC Dorsnfie College about the experience of giving birth to a human child. "Whatever words we might use to describe a human birth feel circumscribed by mystery. In 'Blue Rose,' Carol Muske-Dukes doesn't shy away from the challenge," according to the introduction. The poem chronicles from the moment the womb breaks to the birth of the child.

Telemundo featured a class by Sarah Portnoy of the USC Dornsife College to connect students with Spanish language and culture through food in Los Angeles. Portnoy's students must explore Los Angeles County and interact with different cultures throughout South Los Angeles via food in order to complete the course.

People's Daily published an op-ed by Robert Dekle of the USC Dornsife College about China's economic growth since opening its markets up to other countries. "Much like the US was in the previous 40 years, in the next 40 years, China must evolve to become the engine of global growth," he wrote. According to Dekle, the private economy in China has grown exponentially and learned from Western businesses.

NPR's "All Things Considered" interviewed Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about California's top-two primary system.

NBC News quoted Paul Ginsburg of the USC Schaeffer Center about a new study that found even after rebates, prescription drug costs have continued to rise.

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCAL-TV interviewed Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about the Supreme Court's ruling in a lawsuit alleging discrimination by a business against a same-sex couple who asked for a wedding cake. Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV interviewed Sam Erman of the USC Gould School about the limited scope of the ruling and CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KNX-AM interviewed David Cruz of the USC Gould School about the court's decision.

Scientific American quoted Aleksandra Korolova of the USC Viterbi School about the different ways developers are implementing privacy protections for user data.

CNBC quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the limited support for any other gubernatorial candidates besides Democrat Gavin Newsom.

Consumer Reports quoted Michael Hochman of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about what medical symptoms might respond well to medication to prevent the spread of heart disease.

Public Radio International quoted Sumun Pendakur of the USC Rossier School's Race and Equity Center about the future of race and ethnic studies at universities.

Grist quoted Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College's Program for Environmental and Regional Equity about the inequitable impact of emissions on low-income communities.

Judao (Brazil) quoted Kate Miltner of the USC Annenberg School about the internet's obsession with images deemed "pure."

The New York Times mentioned Oprah Winfrey spoke at the USC Annenberg School's commencement ceremony.

Los Angeles Times and City News Service reported on a court case involving a former dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

KPCC-FM mentioned results from a recent USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll on the lack of support for California's gas tax.

Newsweek, Vanity Fair, Refinery29 and Deadline Hollywood cited research by Stacy Smith and colleagues from the USC Annenberg School's Inclusion Initiative about the underrepresentation of women and minorities in the entertainment industry. Billboard noted research by Smith, Marc Choueiti and Kate Pieper of the Inclusion Initiative that tracked the gender and race of performers, writers and producers across the pop music charts and Grammy Awards.

Chicago Tribune and NPR Chicago affiliate WBEZ-FM noted research from the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School's Roybal Institute on the proportion of Latinos expected to develop Alzheimer's disease and the project of costs on that community by 2060.

PBS' "NextAvenue" cited research by Arie Kapetyn of the USC Dornsife College's Center for Economic and Social Research on the inaccurate representation of one's own physical activity levels.

C-SPAN covered the USC Gould School's commencement ceremony and aired the speech by speaker Frederick Ryan, publisher of the Washington Post.

CNET cited comments by Bridget Samuels of the Ostrow School of USC's Center for Carniofacial Molecular Biology about the likely structure of extraterrestrial languages and nonverbal factors.

Entrepreneur noted research by Jennifer Deal of the USC Marshall School's Center for Effective Organization on the benefits of regular breaks for employees.

Healthline cited comments by Brent Polk of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about the lack of effective treatments for ulcerative colitis.