USC Roski Eye Institute Faculty Receive Top Accolades

Thomas E. Jackiwicz (right) welcomes Rohit Varma as USC Care President.

Congratulations to USC Roski Eye Institute Director Rohit Varma, MD, MPH, for being elected president of the clinical chairs of the Keck School of medicine, a critical position that also serves as president of USC care medical Group.

“The role of the USC Care president is critical to achieving a high caliber, thriving physician practice within the Keck Medical Center of USC,” said Thomas E. Jackiewicz, MPH, senior vice president and CEO of Keck Medicine of USC. “As president, Dr. Varma will coalesce the achievements of our practice into the greater USC academic and research communities, and collaborate with leadership across the health care enterprise.”

The National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research

USC Roski Eye Institute faculty Amir H. Kashani, MD, PhD, and John Whalen, PhD, were selected to represent USC at the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research 2015. They met with officials on Capitol Hill to discuss USC’s current advances in vision research.

 Jack Whalen, PhD, Amir Kashani, MD, PhD, and other AEVR awardees with Mr. Rick Patrick, Healthcare Legislative Staffer for Senator Dianne Feinstein
Jack Whalen, PhD, Amir Kashani, MD, PhD, and other AEVR awardees with Mr. Rick Patrick, Healthcare Legislative Staffer for Senator Dianne Feinstein