Keck Medicine Winter 2011

Joyous events mark the life of the expanding USC academic medical center.


Keck School graduate Michele Kovacs lets out a cheer after the school’s commencement ceremony.
Photo by Brook Photography

Dean dances with minions

Keck School Dean Carmen A. Puliafito, M.D., M.B.A., dances
with characters from the movie “Despicable Me,” who were at Nevin Elementary School for the launch of The Teaching Garden. The Keck School pledged its support to The Teaching Garden, a Los Angeles-based project organized by Kelly Meyer to teach schoolchildren about nutrition and physical fitness. Meyer is a founder of the Women’s Cancer Research Fund. Photo by Jon Nalick


Tavis Dickerson-Young receives his white coat from Henri Ford, M.D., vice dean for medical education, during the Keck School’s annual White Coat Ceremony on Harry and Celesta Pappas Quad. Photo by Ryan Ball


Returning Keck School students Lon Manson, left,
and Sara Safadi enjoy the games at the Dean’s
reception for returning students. Photo by Brook Photography




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