The high-achieving sisters, both USC Presidential Scholars, eye careers in medicine while studying at USC Leonard Davis and USC Dornsife.
Archive: August 2020
KPCC-FM’s Air Talk interviewed Donna Benton of the USC Leonard Davis School about the challenges nursing home residents face as facilities try to keep them safe. “We’re certainly seeing more of a sense of hopelessness and helplessness, feelings of anxiety and particularly of isolation.”
Fox News featured research by Eileen Crimmins of the USC Leonard Davis School on dementia being the underlying cause in many American deaths. “These findings indicate that dementia represents a much more important factor in U.S. mortality than previously indicated by routine death records,” she
U.S. death certificate data appears to vastly underestimate the true mortality burden of dementia and other cognitive impairment, according to a USC-led study.
As online education and virtual classrooms slowly become the norm, students and teachers alike continue to tackle new challenges together.
USC Leonard Davis School proposals receive funds to develop a mouse model of menopause and to study how the body’s microbiome affects reproductive function with age.