About Us


The mission of the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement (COE) at USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is to reduce the cancer burden in our catchment area of Los Angeles County by conducting education and outreach and fostering research. 

Contact Us

USC Norris CCC, Office of Community Outreach and Engagement Team:
Led by Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati, PhD, MPH
Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement Associate Dean for Community Initiatives
Professor of Preventive Medicine USC Keck School of Medicine
Health Sciences Campus
SSB 302M 
2001 North Soto Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Email: baezcond@usc.edu

For Community Outreach Activities and Program Inquiries: 
Carolina Aristizabal, MD, MPH, CHES®
Program Manager
Email: caristiz@usc.edu
Phone: 323-442-1315

For Patient Navigation & Caregiver Support:
Ghecemy Lopez, DSW, MAEd
Program Manager and Lead Patient Navigator 
Email: ghecemyg@usc.edu
Phone: 323-442-7801