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By Matthew Kredell When members of the first ever Executive Master in Urban Planning degree cohort arrived at USC for an on-campus intensive, they felt like they already knew each other. There were hugs and queries about family. The group of working professionals from across the country, and even the world, bonded so closely over the previous four months of online classes, group emails and conference calls that it was almost like seeing old friends. […]
A compilation of recent publications, presentations and other notable news about Price School faculty and their research. Publications Chai-Adisaksopha C, Skinner MW, Curtis R, Frick N, Michael B. Nichol, et al (2018) “Psychometric properties of the Patient Reported Outcomes, Burdens and Experiences (PROBE) questionnaire” BMJ Open VW Lee, Y Wang, Michael B. Nichol, BP Yan, B Tomlinson, J Wu (2018) “Drug Utilization Review of Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients in Hong Kong and United States” Jason […]
By Matthew Kredell In August, the City Council for the City of Long Beach voted to request the City Manager to encourage all city employees to participate in the USC Price School of Public Policy’s State of the Service public employee survey. USC Price Associate Professor William Resh and Professor Frank Zerunyan are in the final months of collecting data for their two-year comparative study intended to provide local cities with data as to the […]
Kelsey Kaline grew up in Detroit wishing she could take the city’s once-storied and impressive – but now vacant and declining – old buildings, and make them relevant in the community again. At USC, she found the perfect degree program to make that desire into a career. And this summer, she landed the ideal internship in the USC Price School of Public Policy’s Summer Internship Program with the White House Historical Association, a nonprofit founded by Jacqueline Kennedy.
The Los Angeles Fire Department never had a comprehensive strategic plan in its previous 129-year history, until John Drake enrolled in USC Price’s Doctor of Policy, Planning and Development program to learn how to effectively design one. His professional dissertation “A Public Sector Organizational Change Model: Prioritizing a Community-Focused, Inclusive, and Collaborative Approach to Strategic Planning” formed the basis for the Los Angeles Fire Department: A Safer City 2015-2017 strategic plan.