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Laura Mosqueda

Laura Mosqueda, associate dean of primary care, was appointed interim dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on October 6, 2017. Dr. Mosqueda continues to perform her other academic and administrative roles.

Dr. Mosqueda, who is a graduate of USC, was named chair of Family Medicine in 2014. A professor of family medicine and geriatrics, she is a widely respected authority on geriatric and family medicine, elder abuse, and care of the elderly and underserved. Dr. Mosqueda also is the director of the National Center on Elder Abuse, a federally-funded initiative, and she is the principal investigator for a major study that addresses prevention of abuse in vulnerable older adults. Her academic expertise includes medical education curricula design, development and implementation.

Last Updated: 10/26/17