October 28, 2014
Department of Pediatrics Hosts Residents Day
The University of South Alabama Department of Pediatrics hosted its 12th annual Residents Day on October 17, 2014. At the event, 12 senior residents in the pediatrics residency program presented their scholarly work to fellow residents, faculty and students. Dr. Rosina Connelly, associate director of the pediatrics and residency program and assistant professor of pediatrics at USA, said the program requires scholarly activity in one of three options: research, quality improvement or community advocacy projects. Residents choose a topic and faculty adviser. With guidance from their faculty adviser, residents complete their scholarly work during their training. See more...
August 28, 2014
New Courtyard, Lobby & Gift Shop Dedication
The University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hopstial held a reception to dedicate the new courtyard, lobby & gift shop with a large gathering of friends and employees of USA Health System. The ceremony included remarks from hospital administrator Owen Bailey, USA president Tony Waldrop and two mothers whose families have been touched by our hospital. See photographs from the dedication on the hospital's FaceBook page here.
July 9, 2014
New Lobby, Courtyard Underway at USA Children's & Women's Hospital
The University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital is in the process of completing a new lobby and courtyard. The art-filled courtyard will offer a relaxing place for patients and families to meet in fresh air, and the lobby will house a new gift shop and information desk. See more...
June 30, 2014
Dr. Estrada Featured on AL.com
Dr. Benjamin Estrada, a pediatric infectious disease specialist and professor of pediatrics at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, recently was interviewed by al.com about the resurgence of measles, a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the measles virus. See more...
June 17, 2014
Dr. Maurtua-Neumann Featured on Local News
Dr. Paola Maurtua-Neumann, assistant professor of pediatrics and adolescent medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, recently was interviewed by several news outlets about the recent outbreak of whooping cough, a highly contagious bacterial disease that causes uncontrollable, violent coughing. See more...
June 11, 2014
USA Children's & Women's Hospital Holds NICU Reunion
Sunday marked the 25th year that graduates of the University of South Alabama Children's & Women's Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) have been reunited to celebrate the gift of life.
All USA NICU graduates were once babies undergoing treatment at the hospital for being born prematurely, ill or underweight. The graduates, their families and friends were greeted by doctors, nurses and administrators from the hospital and enjoyed food and live entertainment. See more...