Faculty Symposium - Health Science Campus

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 9:00am to 11:00am

This is a past event.

Mayer Auditorium
1975 Zonal Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Faculty presentations will highlight innovative work from diverse fields of study. Faculty presenters will focus on the themes of discovery, creativity and innovation.

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., Breakfast, Pappas Quad
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Symposium, Mayer Auditorium
RSVP Required

Keck School of Medicine of USC
David Armstrong
Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director, Southwestern Academic Limb Salvage Alliance

Topic: Eliminating Amputations in People with Diabetes: A Merger of Next-Gen Team, Technology and Tenacity

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Lilyana Amezcua
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
MS Fellowship Program Director
MS Comprehensive Care and Research Group

Topic: Genetic Ancestry, Acculturation and Disability in Hispanics with Multiple Sclerosis

USC Rossier School of Education
Julie Posselt
Associate Professor of Higher Education
California Consortium for Inclusive Doctoral Education

Topic: Our usual means of identifying talent in higher education reveal as much about how we see ourselves as they do about how we view students. How can we admit, hire, promote, and otherwise evaluate the next generation with greater purpose and equity?

USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Stacey Finley
Gordon S. Marshall Early Career Chair and Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, and Biological Sciences

Topic: Mathematical Oncology: Modeling and Simulations to Truly Understand Cancer and Develop Better Treatment Strategies

USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Sook-Lei Liew
Assistant Professor of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, Neurology, and Biomedical Engineering
Director, Neural Plasticity and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory
USC Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute

Topic: Innovation through Collaboration for Stroke Rehabilitation

USC Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Beth Pyatak
Associate Professor, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, Ostrow School of Dentistry

Topic: Innovations in the Self-Management of Type 1 Diabetes

USC School of Pharmacy
Erin Trish
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical and Health Economics and Associate Director, USC Schaeffer Center

Topic: Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills

FOR MORE INFORMATION, EMAIL: inauguration@usc.edu

Event Type

Conference/Symposia, Event Highlights


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


Health Sciences Campus





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