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November 18, 2021

Please note: HSC News Weekly will not publish next week

for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will return to your inbox December 2.

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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Carolyn C. Meltzer named dean of Keck School of Medicine of USC

USC leaders have named radiologist and nuclear medicine doctor Carolyn C. Meltzer, MD, as dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Currently at Emory University in Atlanta, Meltzer will assume her new role at USC effective March 1.

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Study reveals common loud noises cause fluid buildup in the inner ear

A new study from Keck Medicine of USC has implications for detecting and treating hearing loss from exposure to loud noises, which is the most common preventable cause of hearing loss.

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Stem cell agency awards $5 million to USC for scientist, clinician training

USC has been awarded a $5 million training grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) to prepare PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and clinical fellows for careers in stem cell research.

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The Big Question: How can I enjoy holiday foods while sticking to my healthy eating habits?

It's understandable to want to enjoy the delicious foods that come with the holiday season. No one wants to feel like they're missing out! Two physicians from Keck Medicine of USC weigh in on the Big Question: How can I enjoy holiday foods while sticking to my healthy eating habits?

Featured Event

Drug Take Back Day

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, December 1

Sponsor: USC School of Pharmacy

Locations: Healthcare Center 1 (HC1) First Floor, USC Medical Plaza Pharmacy; USC Verdugo Hills Professional Pharmacy, 1808 Verdugo Blvd., Suite 111

Info: For information and for all Drug Take Back Day locations, click here.

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