News & Events

Telehealth: It’s here to stay. Are you onboard? – Webinar

As a healthcare professional, if you’re not using some form of telehealth, you may be neglecting a good number of your patients. Thursday, June 28th, 2018 11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST Join us for a FREE webinar to learn the five reasons you should incorporate two-way communication between you and your patient using audio and/or video technology. Register at: http://nextstep.usc.edu/telehealth-webinar If you are interested in expanding your knowledge of Pain ...
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June 19th – Virtual Webinar: Alternative to Opioids

It has become increasingly clear that opioids are not good for patients and often create problems. But what alternatives are there? Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm PST Join us for a FREE webinar where we'll explore the non-pharmacological approaches, pharmacological alternatives, and strategic polypharmacy uses to treat pain patients and avoid opioids. Register at: http://nextstep.usc.edu/pain-medicine-opioids-webinar If you are interested in expanding your knowledge of Pain Medicine, ...
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May 15 – Virtual Webinar: Guided Tour of Nerve Blocks

Nerve blocks, which are any deliberate interruptions of signals traveling along a nerve, are frequently used for the purpose of pain relief. Nerve blocks tend to last anywhere between several hours to days and often involve the injection of an anesthetic a corticosteroid, and other agents onto or near a nerve. Join us as we discuss nerve blocks in relation to pain medicine. Tuesday, May 15th 4:30 pm - 5:30 ...
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Fewer Dental Cavities Found In Young People, But Minorities Still Most At Risk

Dr. Roseann Mulligan, Director of the Geriatric Dentistry Online Program, recently contributed to a CNN article titled: Fewer Dental Cavities Found In Young People, But Minorities Still Most At Risk. The article looks at how the overall percentage of young people with dental caries has dropped, but also how “young members of minority communities continue to have the highest number of cavities as well as the highest number of untreated ...
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2018 USC Mentoring Award Recipient: Dr. Glenn Clark

We would like to congratulate Dr. Glenn Clark for being selected as one of the recipients for the 2018 USC Mentoring Awards in the Faculty Mentoring Faculty, Postdoctoral Scholars, Medical Residents, and Fellows category. The USC Mentoring Awards honor individual faculty members for helping to build a supportive academic environment through faculty-to-student mentoring and faculty-to-faculty mentoring. Awards are given to faculty members who consistently excel in the following criteria: Goal Setting: ...
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New scientific articles published by members of our OstrowOn community

We would like to commend Drs. Lisa Hou, Phillip Kroll, Hani Radaideh, and Nazanin Sharifi, graduating members of the 2017 Geriatric Dentistry Master's program, as well as Drs. Roseann Mulligan, Reyes Enciso, and Phuu Han for having their article published on PubMed. The article, titled Oral health-related outcomes in edentulous patients treated with mandibular implant-retained dentures versus complete dentures: Systematic review with meta-analyses, looks to determine the effect on oral ...
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USC Commencement 2018

To all graduating students: The 135th Commencement at the University of Southern California is taking place May 11, 2018. The general commencement will be held from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Alumni Memorial Park, which will then be followed by the Ostrow Reception from 1-2 p.m. at USC Village Plaza and the Ostrow Ceremony from 2:30-5 p.m. at USC Village Lawn. *All May 11 commencement activities are non-ticketed, open seating. Parking is ...
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AAOP 42nd Scientific Meeting

On Friday April 27th, Dr. Glenn Clark, Assistant Dean for Distance Education and Director of the Online Master of Science in Orofacial Pain Program, and Dr. Steven Richeimer, Chief of the Division of Pain Medicine and Director of the Master of Science in Pain Medicine Program will be speaking at the American Academy of Orofacial Pain’s (AAOP) 42nd Scientific Meeting. This year’s meeting, titled Evidence-Based Treatment for Orofacial Pain: Consensus ...
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