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USC In the News 11/20/2018

MedPage Today featured research by predoctoral fellow Christopher Warren and colleagues at Keck School of Medicine of USC in a story about food allergies. The research found that among adults with food allergies, 45.3% reported developing at least one food allergy after reaching age 18 years. "This is really the first systematic look at the prevalence of food allergy in adults overall," Warren said.

LAist and KPCC profiled USC professor of poetry and public culture Dana Gioia, who was appointed California Poet Laureate by Governor Brown. During his tenure, Gioia visited every one of California's 58 counties at least once. "[W]hat I have gained from driving thousands of miles across the backroads of California are thousands of images, of memories, of places, of people, and I've already seen that percolate through my poetry," Gioia said.

Popular Science quoted Ed Avol of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about air pollution and concerns about particulate matter in the wake of the recent California fires.

The Sacramento Bee quoted Dan Schnur of the USC Annenberg School about challenges for Republican candidates in California.

The Los Angeles Times quoted Henry M. Koffman of the USC Viterbi School about construction problems facing a $2 billion light-rail line in L.A. County.

Healio quoted Anne L. Peters of the Keck School of Medicine of USC in a story about research on different approaches to primary care for patients with chronic conditions, including diabetes. The quote was excerpted from Peters' opinion piece published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Chalkbeat quoted Ann Owens of the USC Dornsife College about trends in school segregation and neighborhood integration.

Politico described research from the USC Leonard Davis School that found a disconnect in the ratings of nursing homes done by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and Yelp.

The Salt Lake Tribune mentioned the Sundance Institute's partnership with Annenberg Inclusion Initiative founder and director Stacy L. Smith on a research project that will analyze the demographics of submissions to the Sundance Film Festival.

Education Week mentioned USC in a story about the U.S. Department of Education's investigation of several universities to determine whether their women's programs violate Title IX.

Inside Higher Ed mentioned USC in an opinion piece about the essential characteristics of successful university presidents.

Inside Higher Ed mentioned USC Annenberg School in a story about how reporters and journalism schools have responded to President Trump's comments about the media.

Business Insider via the San Antonio Express-News mentioned USC research on body language that expresses joy or sadness.