Public Health Policy Advisory Working Group

This group brings together the university’s public health experts to plan how to re-open the university as safely as possible. The focus of this group includes providing health and safety guidelines and building out testing and tracing initiatives. Below are the group members:

  • Pinchas Cohen, Chair; Dean, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
  • Tom Jackiewicz, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer for Keck Medicine of USC
  • Ricky Bluthenthal, Associate Dean for Social Justice, Keck School of Medicine
  • Alex Capron, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Gould School of Law
  • Yang Chai, Associate Dean, Research, Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
  • David Conti, Associate Director for Data Science Integration, Keck School of Medicine
  • Dana Goldman, Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair, Price School of Public Policy
  • Michael Hochman, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Keck School of Medicine
  • Maja Matarić, Interim Vice President of Research, Viterbi School of Engineering
  • Neha Nanda, Hospital Epidemiologist, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship at Keck Medicine of USC, Keck School of Medicine
  • Sarah Van Orman, Chief Health Officer of USC Student Health, Keck Medicine of USC; Division Chief of College Health, Keck School of Medicine

The public health policy advisory working group has several subcommittees, including:

Vulnerable Populations

  • Pinchas Cohen, Chair; Dean, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
  • Alex Capron, Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics, Gould School of Law
  • Ricky Bluthenthal, Associate Dean for Social Justice, Keck School of Medicine
  • David Conti, Associate Director for Data Science Integration, Keck School of Medicine
  • Dana Goldman, Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair, Price School of Public Policy
  • Eileen Crimmins, Professor, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology
  • Christine Street, Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs — Institutional Accessibility and ADA Compliance

Testing

  • Michael Hochman, Chair; Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Keck School of Medicine
  • Dana Goldman, Leonard D. Schaeffer Director’s Chair, Price School of Public Policy
  • Yang Chai, Associate Dean, Research, Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
  • Neha Nanda, Hospital Epidemiologist, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship at Keck Medicine of USC, Keck School of Medicine
  • Erin Trish, Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy

Campus Access Logging and Mapping (CALM)

  • Maja Mataric, Chair; Interim Vice President of Research, Viterbi School of Engineering
  • David Conti, Associate Director for Data Science Integration, Keck School of Medicine
  • Ricky Bluthenthal, Associate Dean for Social Justice, Keck School of Medicine
  • Neha Nanda, Hospital Epidemiologist, Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship at Keck Medicine of USC, Keck School of Medicine
  • Jason Doctor, Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy
  • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Co-Director of the Ming Hsieh Institute
  • Cyrus Shahabi, Professor and Department Chair of Department of Computer Science, Director of IMSC 
  • Peter Kuhn, Dean’s Professor of Biological Sciences and Professor of Biological Sciences, Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
  • Robert Gross, Director, Data Privacy
  • Doug Shook, Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services
  • Peter Conti, Professor of Radiology; Director, Molecular Imaging Center; PET Imaging Center Director
  • Mark Mosley, Director, O&M Administration, Facilities Management Services
  • Andreas Meyer, Consultant
  • Ann O’Brien, University Counsel
  • Sandy Taylor, Information Security Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Director