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RFA Intellectual Journey with Dr. Arnold Platzker – March 9, 2023

March 9, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Last updated 03/28/2024

This Intellectual Journey by the Retired Faculty Association, held on Thursday,  March 9, 2024, featured Professor Emeritus Arnold Platzker, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

Dr. Platzker attended Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his assistant residency at Boston City Hospital for the Department of Pediatrics. This was followed by completing his Senior and Chief Residencies at Stanford University’s Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Platzker came to USC in 1974 as an Associate Professor Pediatrics, and was Professor of Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine from 1985 to 2012. In 2013, he became Professor Emeritus. Dr. Platzker has been involved as a member of numerous national and international professional societies including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the European Respiratory Society. He has supervised postdoctoral fellows from UCSF and CHLA. His research interests include childhood asthma, inflammatory markers, environmental tobacco smoke exposure, as well as lung development in newborns. Dr. Platzker was also the Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).


Thursday, March 9, 2024

Watch the ZOOM recording of the event HERE: