Keck School of Medicine of USC


Professor lauded as highly valued author

December 16th, 2016|

April Armstrong, MD, MPH, has recently published several articles in journals such as JAMA Dermatology and the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, earning her the distinction of being one of the most highly valued authors in her field. The rankings are compiled by JAMA Dermatology and are based on the number of recent publications as well as the

Expert answers 7 questions about melanoma

August 17th, 2016|

The melanoma rate among white women living in Los Angeles is declining for the first time in 37 years, according to a new cancer report card administered by USC.

Between 2005 and 2012, white women experienced a 4 percent decrease in the rates of melanoma diagnoses. Latina, Filipina and Chinese women also experienced a slight decrease.