Raquel Arias is the associate dean for educational affairs (special projects) and the admissions committee chair for the Keck School of Medicine of USC. In addition, she holds two faculty appointments: professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine, and clinical associate professor of gerontology at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. Arias is a consultant on policy matters at the national, state and local levels in matters that relate to women’s reproductive health, as well as healthy aging. Her work has earned her recognition by U.S. House of Representatives, the California Legislature and the County of Los Angeles. Arias is a Keck School alum.