Keck School of Medicine of USC

 Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology professor recognized for public health innovation

November 8th, 2016|

Carol Peden, MD, MPH, professor of clinical anesthesiology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and executive director of the USC Center for Health System Innovation, received the 2016 Public Health Innovator Award from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health at a special ceremony held at the school on Sept. 24.

The award recognizes

Keck School of Medicine names new chair of Anesthesiology

September 16th, 2016|

The Keck School of Medicine of USC has named Holly A. Muir, MD, as the new chair of the Department of Anesthesiology, effective January 1, 2017.

Muir specializes in obstetric anesthesia, with expertise in the effects of interventions on obstetric outcome, both maternal and neonatal. She has published extensively on the management of childbirth pain and

Nurse anesthetist graduate takes skills on deployment

September 6th, 2016|

Although medical students comprise the majority of the graduates from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the school offers robust programs in a number of other disciplines, including nurse anesthesia. The rigorous program, which accepts only 16 students each year, provides comprehensive academic and clinical training in every aspect of anesthesiology.

Joe Romero, a 2013

Neuroanesthesiologist recognized for international collaboration

April 26th, 2016|

For decades after leaving the former Soviet Union, Vladimir Zelman, MD, PhD, worked to expand and promote the Russian scientific community, organizing international exchanges between scientists and supporting his former colleagues as they advanced in research and medicine.

Now, the Keck School of Medicine of USC professor and co-chair of the Department of Anesthesiology has been

Russian participation in ENIGMA hailed at Moscow Science Week

February 1st, 2016|

Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers traveled to Russia recently to participate in Moscow Science Week as part of an effort to increase participation in ENIGMA, an international, collaborative study of the brain.

Paul Thompson, PhD, Keck School of Medicine of USC professor and principal investigator and co-founder of the Enhancing Neuro Imaging Genetics Through

Keck School Faculty Teaching Awards

September 4th, 2015|

As the new academic year gets underway, the Keck School of Medicine of USC has announced its annual winners in various teaching and mentoring categories:

Year I Faculty Awards: Raquel Arias, MC, Obstetrics and Gynecology; Thomas McNeill, PhD, Cell and Neurobiology; Frank Sinatra, MD, Pediatrics; Henry Sucov, PhD, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine; Ruth Wood, PhD,

Proclamation honors Nepal relief team

June 9th, 2015|

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors honored the Nepal medical response team on May 26 with a special proclamation recognizing their recent trip to assist victims of a devastating earthquake.

The scroll presentation took place in the County Hall of Administration and was attended by five of the six medical professionals who went to Nepal

Medical response team returns from Nepal

May 18th, 2015|

A six-person medical response team from the Keck School of Medicine of USC recently returned from a mission to deliver supplies and assist with critical care of victims of the catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on April 25.

The team provided care at Nepal Orthopaedic Hospital in Kathmandu and at Amppipal Hospital in Gorkha, near

Medical response team aids Nepal earthquake victims

May 5th, 2015|

A six-person medical response team from the Keck School of Medicine of USC departed May 4 to deliver supplies and assist with critical care of victims of the catastrophic April 25 earthquake in Nepal.

The response was spearheaded by Keck School of Medicine Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA, and Demetrios Demetriades, MD, chief, division of