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Top Women Leaders in Health Care: LAURA MOSQUEDA, MD

Laura Mosqueda, MD

Dean, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics; Director, National Center on Elder Abuse

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Laura Mosqueda is the dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, where she also serves as professor of family medicine and geriatrics, and professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. Dr. Mosqueda sets the vision for the Keck School of Medicine, with groundbreaking research, biomedical education and social justice. As dean, Dr. Mosqueda has strengthened internal and external community relationships at Keck School of Medicine. She created a new Office of Community Engagement, Office of Leadership and Wellness, Office for Social Justice, and the center for Gender Equity in Medicine and Science (GEMS). Dr. Mosqueda is internationally known in the field of elder abuse and neglect and continues to publish in this area. She is the principal investigator on an NIH-funded R01 project investigating the underlying mechanisms of elder mistreatment in people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

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