Varma was appointed interim dean of the Keck School on March 24. His most recent service to USC includes serving as the chair of the Ophthalmology Department, director of the USC Gayle and Edward Roski Eye Institute, and president of the USC Care Medical Group.
He is considered an expert on glaucoma, and is also studying new imaging techniques and epidemiologic studies of eye disease in children and the elderly.
Congratulations to Rohit Varma, MD, MPH for being named Dean of Keck School of Medicine of USC. https://t.co/FB6UerX5tC
— Keck Medicine of USC (@KeckMedUSC) November 10, 2016
— Keck Medicine of USC (@KeckMedUSC) January 23, 2015
Varma got his MD at the University of Delhi in India. He completed his residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, and earned an MPH at Johns Hopkins University.
Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine has more than 1,500 full- time faculty members directing the education of about 700 medical students and 1,000 students pursuing graduate and post-graduate degrees. It was ranked among the top 40 medical schools in the country this year by U.S. News & World Report.
— City News Service
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