USC In The News

USC In the News 12/6/2018

Healio featured research by Brad Spellberg of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and colleagues on an "expected practice"  intervention centered around prescribing shorter courses of antibiotics for standard infections. Many clinicians are unaware of short-course therapy as a stewardship tool and most ID clinicians do not recommend it. "When specific clinical circumstances dictate differing from the expected practice, the clinician is expected to document why in the medical record," Spellberg said.

San Antonio Express-News, via Business Insider, cited research by Estela Mara Bensimon of the USC Rossier School and a colleague in a story about a Coast Guard Academy whistleblower investigation. The story noted data by an Equity Scorecard that tracks academic data, including graduation rates, by race, ethnicity and gender. Connecticut Post also covered the story.

Los Angeles Times quoted Dowell Myers of the USC Price School on how wildfires are helping to shape income demographics in the San Francisco Bay area.

Scientific American quoted Daniel Lidar of the USC Viterbi School on quantum computing.

IEEE Spectrum quoted David Krum of USC's Institute for Creative Technologies on Microsoft's mixed reality Hololens technology.

CBS News Cincinnati affiliate WKRC-TV quoted Michael Cohen of the USC Price School on Democrats considering a presidential run in 2020.

Los Angeles Times, via ABC News Los Angeles affiliate KABC-TV, mentioned Karen North of the USC Annenberg School and her family ties to the song "Baby, It's Cold Outside" in the #MeToo era.

Los Angeles TimesCW Los Angeles affiliate KTLA-5 and Herald-Mail Media noted that L.A. County prosecutors have convened a grand jury to hear evidence about a former doctor at USC's stduent health center. 

The Chronicle of Higher Education mentioned that USC changed course evaluation to get better feedback from students.

Vanity Fair mentioned Anne Peters of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and her allegations against former CBS CEO Les Moonves.

The Tribune cited a quote by Elyn Saks of the USC Gould School on how she dealt with schizophrenia.