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Commencement 2018: Information about the Health Sciences ceremonies

Commencement 2018: Information about the Health Sciences ceremonies

The 135th Commencement at the University of Southern California begins at 8:30 a.m. May 11 at Alumni Memorial Park. Individual school ceremonies follow the main ceremony. Here is a list of times, locations and speakers for the school commencement ceremonies and receptions on May 11 and 12. To read about some of the graduates, click here.

Friday, May 11

Physician Assistant Program

10:45 a.m. at Allan Hancock Foundation Building, southwest lawn, University Park Campus. A reception will follow at the same location. Info: (626) 457-4240.

Speakers: Matt Dane Baker, PA-C, DHSc, senior vice provost for academic affairs, Thomas Jefferson University

Dentistry

2:30 p.m. at USC Village Great Lawn, University Park Campus. Tickets not required. A reception will occur beginning at 1 p.m. at the USC Village Piazza. Info: keeles@usc.edu.

Speaker: Michael Cousineau, DPH, professor of clinical preventive medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Health Promotion and Global Health Programs

11 a.m. at Town and Gown, University Park Campus. Reception is at 10:30 a.m. following the USC main ceremony. Tickets are required, four tickets allotted per graduate. Info: (213) 821-1601.

Speaker: Michael Hochman, MD, MPH, director, USC Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science; clinical associate professor of medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

11 a.m. at Leavey Library West, University Park Campus. Tickets not required. A reception will follow. Info: (323) 442-1571.

Speaker: Varun Soni, PhD, JD, USC Dean of Religious Life

Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy

11:30 a.m. at Bovard Auditorium, University Park Campus. Tickets not required. Info: lvazquez@pt.usc.edu.

Speaker: Matt Barkley, NFL quarterback

 

Pharmacy

2 p.m. at Broad Lawn, Health Sciences Campus. A reception will follow at the same location. Tickets are required. Info: (323) 442-1369.

Speaker: Eileen Goodis Strom, PharmD, health care leader and entrepreneur

Saturday, May 12

PhD, MPH, MS — Medicine

9:30 a.m. at Galen Center, University Park Campus. Tickets not required. A reception will follow at 11 a.m. at McCarthy Quad, University Park Campus. Info: (323) 442-1607.

Speaker: Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, EdD, professor of education, psychology and neuroscience, USC Rossier School of Education

MD/PhD, MD — Medicine

3 p.m. at Galen Center, University Park Campus. Doors open at 2 p.m., tickets not required. A reception will follow at 5 p.m. at McCarthy Quad, University Park Campus. Info: (323) 442-2420.

Speaker: Gary H. Gibbons, MD, director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health

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