About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 120-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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USC Gould helps prepare you for a stellar legal career. You can pursue a JD degree, one of our numerous graduate and international offerings, or an online degree or certificate.
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We work closely with students, graduates and employers to support successful career goals and outcomes. Our overall placement rate is consistently strong, with 94 percent of our JD class employed within 10 months after graduation.
Our faculty is distinguished for its scholarship, as well as for its commitment to teaching. Our 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates an intimate and collegial learning environment.
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Last Updated: January 20, 2021
Nazanin Tondravi, JD, MPH, MBA, is the director of regulatory affairs at Memorial Healthcare System. She provides system-wide oversight and resolution of hospital regulatory and accreditation matters, including surveys and certifications, process changes, CMS requirements and compliance with all regulatory standards required for patient safety and quality of care. Tondravi serves on the Joint Commission Health Systems Corporate Liaison Advisory Group, providing advice related to the accreditation process.
Prior to this role, she was the associate director of regulatory compliance for UHealth – the University of Miami health system. Tondravi has worked on health care regulatory issues involving physician contracting and compensation, Stark Law, False Claims Act, HIPAA, Anti-Kickback Statute, conflict of interest, EMTALA, hospital licensure, patient grievances, and other federal and state laws.
Tondravi earned her JD from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was inducted into the Bar and Gavel Society for her outstanding service to the law school, community and the legal profession. Tondravi earned her MPH from the University of Illinois School of Public Health and MBA from Johns Hopkins University. Tondravi was recently chosen as a Rising Star Under 40 by Becker’s Healthcare. She is certified in patient safety (CPPS), a licensed healthcare risk manager (LHRM), and a certified joint commission professional (CJCP). Tondravi is a member of the Illinois and Florida state bars.
FACULTY IN THE NEWS
Elyn Saks was interviewed about what schizophrenia really is. "A common misconception is that we're unable to care for ourselves and that's not true," she said. "For some people it is, but not for all of us. We can have relationships –romantic and friendships. But we often don't see that (in the media) because of the emphasis on sensationalism and 'othering' us."
“Guns, Mass Incarceration, and Bipartisan Reform: Beyond Vicious Circle and Social Polarization,” Arizona State Law Journal (Forthcoming 2023).
Hannah R. Garry
"From Policy back to Principles? Refugee Protection under International Law & State (Non)-Compliance," introductory remarks and chair of roundtable discussion, ABILA International Law Weekend, Fordham Law School, Oct. 21, 2022.
D. Daniel Sokol
“Cookie Intermediaries: Does Competition Lead to More Privacy? Evidence from the Dark Web,” University of Toronto Law and Economics Workshop, Toronto, Canada, October 2022.