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March 8, 2018

Please note: Next week's newsletter will be distributed on March 16

to provide coverage of the Keck School's participation in Match Day.

Four stories to read this weekend, chosen by our editors

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Specialty pharmacy earns three-year accreditation

The Keck Medicine of USC Specialty Pharmacy has earned Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC) Accreditation in Specialty Pharmacy, effective March 1, 2018 to March 1, 2021, administrators announced recently. URAC is the independent leader in promoting health care quality through accreditation, certification and measurement.

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Trojan, thriving despite rare muscle disease, inspires scientists' research

USC researchers have found a new motivation to pursue a new treatment for a rare muscle disease: third-year undergraduate student Hawken Miller, who lives with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and who could benefit from the scientists' work.

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Why I Choose USC: Hear from colleagues through ongoing series

Students and faculty members come from all walks of life to join the Trojan Family. Read their stories in the "Why I Choose USC" series, featured on HSC News. If you want to tell your story, email us at hscnews@usc.edu.

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5 ways to lower your chances of getting Alzheimer's

USC faculty members are working diligently to uncover the mysteries of Alzheimer's disease. Here are five life hacks to stay sharp and reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer's, ranging from exercise to sleep quality.

Featured Event

USC Alzheimer Disease Research Center Conference

Date: Friday, March 16

Time: 8:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

Event: "Many Faces of Dementia: It's Not All Alzheimer's," Helena Chui, MD; Freddi Segal-Gidan, PA, PhD; Tiffany Chow, MD; Meredith Braskie, PhD; John Ringman, MD, MS; Donna Benton, PhD; and Bonnie Olsen, PhD

Location: USC Radisson Hotel, University Park Campus.

Info: Tara Rose, (562) 385-8130, manyface@usc.edu


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