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USA COM alum Dr. Steven P. Furr (right) is inducted into the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame.
University of South Alabama College of Medicine alum Dr. Steven P. Furr was recently inducted into the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony and luncheon was held at the Alabama Activities Center in Montgomery, Ala.
Dr. Steven Furr completed his undergraduate and medical degrees at the University of South Alabama. He currently serves as vice chair of the USA Board of Trustees. Dr. Furr has served on numerous hospital committees and as president of Clarke County Medical Society.
Additionally, Dr. Furr has served on the board of directors and as chairman of the board of the Alabama Academy of Family Physicians, the Alabama State Committee of Public Health, the Alabama State Board of Medical Examiners, the Alabama Medical Directors Association and most recently as president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
Dr. Furr also holds faculty appointments at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and Serves on the University of South Alabama Board of Trustees. Dr. Furr's has received numerous awards including, Outstanding Teaching Resident, Outstanding Service Award and MASA's Membership Outreach Award.
The Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame was founded in 1997 with the purpose to recognize those persons, living or deceased, who have made outstanding contributions to, or rendered exemplary service for healthcare in Alabama.
Considerations before being inducted to this hall of fame include length of time in the field and ability to distinguish themselves from others in the areas of caring, scholarship and dedication to practice. The applicants are chosen by a special committee of representatives from the medical, dental, nursing, healthcare administration, pharmaceutical, public health and academic communities.
One of Dr. Furr's former professors in the USA College of Medicine, the late Dr. Samuel Eichold, was also inducted into the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame on Saturday. To read the full story published in the Press-Register, click here.
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