USC To ‘Examine And Address’ Accusations Against Former Med School Dean
The Los Angeles Times released an investigation of Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito's private life earlier in the week.
Los Angeles Times:
USC President Tries To Quell Outrage Over Drug Allegations Against Former Medical School Dean
Acknowledging widespread concern on campus, USC President C.L. Max Nikias said Tuesday the university would “examine and address” a report in The Times that its former medical school dean abused drugs and associated with criminals and drug users. Nikias, speaking about the controversy for the first time in a letter to the campus community, said that “we understand the frustrations expressed about this situation” involving Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito and “we are working to determine how we can best prevent these kinds of circumstances moving forward.” (Parvini and Hamilton, 7/18)