Keck School of Medicine of USC

 Commencement 2016

Commencement 2016: Big day for first class of brain mapping master’s students

June 22nd, 2016|

Among the recent group of graduates at the Keck School of Medicine commencement ceremony held on May 14 was the inaugural class of the Keck School’s newest Master of Science degree program — the Master of Neuroimaging and Informatics (NIIN).

These sixteen newly minted USC degree holders had undertaken coursework in neuroanatomy, the elements of brain

Commencement 2016: New class of doctors told to ‘look beyond the status quo’

May 18th, 2016|

The Keck School of Medicine of USC’s MD and MD/PhD ceremony, held May 14 at the Galen Center, was both heartfelt and humorous.

Henri Ford, MD, MHA, vice dean for medical education, was the grand marshal of the ceremony. Interim Dean Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, set the tone for the graduates with three items of advice

Commencement 2016: Graduates ready for medical school and beyond after bachelor’s degree program

May 18th, 2016|

On May 13, 105 newly minted graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, and Global Health programs of the Keck School of Medicine of USC cheered as Program Director and Associate Dean Elahe Nezami, PhD, told them to “Fight on!” one last time after announcing their degree completion.

Held in the

Commencement 2016: Master’s, PhD graduates join ‘community of scholars’

May 18th, 2016|

Thousands of family and friends filled the Galen Center on May 14 as the more than 400 PhD and master’s students celebrated their commencement from the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

The processional was led by the USC Trojan Marching Band and included speeches by Grand Marshal Michael Stallcup, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular

Commencement 2016: Confetti rains down on physician assistant celebration

May 18th, 2016|

On May 13, the Primary Care Physician Assistant Program at the Keck School of Medicine of USC held a satellite commencement ceremony at the southwest lawn of the Allan Hancock Foundation Building on University Park Campus. There were 54 graduates from the program this year.

Several leaders from the Keck School were present at the celebration,

Commencement 2016: Global and Public Health graduates ready to explore the world

May 12th, 2016|

Four graduating students from Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Bachelor of Science in Global Health and Master of Public Health programs sat down recently to reflect on their academic careers and the paths that led them to commencement day, May 13 and 14.
Sandra Najuna

What degree/s have you been pursuing?
I have been pursuing a master’s of public

Commencement 2016: USC launches second graduating class from stem cell master’s program

May 11th, 2016|

USC’s May 14 commencement ceremony will mark a beginning, not only for its two-year-old master’s program in the nascent field of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, but also for this program’s second graduating class.

The 35 graduates of the master of science in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine in the Keck School of Medicine