A leader within the world of neurosurgery, Martin H. Weiss has helped shape medical education and practice at USC for almost half a century. The Keck community admires his encyclopedic knowledge of general medicine, a trait that makes him a remarkable educator and scholar. That same mental fortitude comes across in his work as a practitioner and medical pioneer – one who has touched the lives of patients everywhere.
At USC, Dr. Warner distinguished herself as a surgical pathologist specializing in endocrine pathology, publishing her work in scientific journals and in a textbook that received wide acclaim as state of the art for many years. She was a gifted and celebrated teacher of medical students, residents, and fellows and received numerous awards for teaching at local and national levels.
Awardee William L. (Bill) Givens retired from the Gould School of Law in 2012. While at USC, Bill worked in Continuing Education and supervised all classes for the Law School’s adjunct professors. Additionally, he worked with Prof. Lefcoe’s Real Estate Classes editing three textbook editions for him. He is the author of six film-related books and is a licensed pilot
Ronald Garet studies theological ethics and constitutional law, especially in areas where the two fields intersect. He joined USC Gould School of Law in 1981 and taught Constitutional Law; Law, Language, and Values; Law Informed by Faith; and Concepts in American Law. In 2010, Prof. Garet received the William A. Rutter Distinguished Teaching Award.
Professor Banner has published numerous books on the history of women and gender in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. She writes biography and cultural history and is now working in areas of feminist studies, queer theory, and masculinity studies.
Assistant Vice Provost Janette Brown was named a winner of the 2019 USC President’s Staff Achievement Award. She was recognized during the 2019 Staff Recognition… Read More »Assistant Vice Provost Janette Brown recognized with USC President’s Staff Achievement Award
Dr. Marcel Nimni, a dedicated educator and researcher over the course of his 54-year USC faculty career, had consistent grant support and published prolifically-more than 200 papers, several books and over 20 book chapters.
Dr. Joel E. Schechter is recognized with a USC Faculty Lifetime Achievement Award for his commitment to medical education and to students at all levels. He received an MA in Medical Illustration from Johns Hopkins University, and a PhD in Anatomy from UCLA.
Dr. Donna Simmons has served the USC retiree community since her retirement as a Neuroscience research associate in 2009. She is open and welcoming to everyone: staff, faculty, retirees, students, and the community. Widely liked and respected, Donna is a natural USC Ambassador.
The 2018 J. Tillman Staff Award for Service to USC is presented to Harriet Servis for outstanding service to USC since her retirement in 2000. This award has special meaning for Harriet, as she worked for seven years with J. Tillman Hall when he was the Director of the Emeriti Center.
Congratulations to the Emeriti Center’s very own Dr. Janette Brown for receiving this award! Dr. Janette Brown, Executive Director of the Emeriti Center, was called into… Read More »Janette Brown Named Winner of President’s Award for Staff Achievement
Robert E. Coffey, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, retired from USC’s Marshall School of Business in 1998 after 35 years of service. He remained an independent consultant until 2001. During his USC career he was an early director of the Entrepreneur Program, Director of the M.B.A. Program, and served twice as department chair.
Joined the University in 1961 as a member of the writing staff in what was then called University Planning, now University Advancement. Later served as fund-raiser for the medical school, head of fund-raising and public relations for the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacy, public relations director for the College of Continuing Education, and finally, as director of public relations for the Kenneth Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and Hospital. Retired in 1992.
Dr. Robert P. Biller (Professor Emeritus, School of Policy, Planning, and Development) came to USC in 1976 as the Dean of Public Administration. He went on to serve in several other positions including Vice President for External Affairs, Vice President for Undergraduate Affairs, and Executive Vice Provost.