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January 7, 2021

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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Update: Keck Medicine experts discuss latest on COVID-19 vaccine

Read answers about the vaccine distribution effort from two Keck Medicine of USC experts from the latest press briefing, including an update on staff vaccinations and future patient and community vaccination efforts. Watch the full video here.

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Read the latest issue of USC Health online

After a lifetime of competitive gymnastics, former national champion Anna Glenn looked to Keck Medicine and Frank Petrigliano, MD, to get ready for a new routine. Read her story here, watch her video here, and see the rest of the magazine here.

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New equity, civil rights and Title IX role is 'key bridge' to Keck Medicine

In furthering its dedication to preventing and responding to all forms of discrimination, USC is expanding its equity efforts in the university's medical enterprise. Nicoli Richardson has been named the deputy equity, equality opportunity and Title IX coordinator focused on health care as part of the university-created Office for Equity, Equal Opportunity, and Title IX.

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New, portable device aims to quickly diagnose patients with bleeding in brain

For patients with strokes and traumatic injuries to the brain, a timely diagnosis is one of the most important factors associated with a good recovery. Now, a newly funded project could revolutionize rapid diagnosis and treatment for stroke and traumatic brain injury patients.

Featured Event

Primary Care for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 13

Time: Noon

Sponsor: Primary Care Initiative at the Keck School of Medicine of USC

Location: Webinar

Info and RSVP: Registration requested at https://bit.ly/2XeGsvS. For questions, email Bryan.Ayala-Rivera@med.usc.edu

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