Research at the USA College of Medicine

The University of South Alabama College of Medicine is committed to the highest standards of academic integrity in all areas of scholarship undertaken by faculty, staff and students. Our scholarly activities are conducted in accordance with ethical principles and in compliance with all federal, state, sponsor and institutional regulations and policies.

For an overview of Research Policies, Offices and Programs, please visit the Office of Vice President for Research.


Research Centers

Center for Lung Biology

Center for Healthy Communities

Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research

Mitchell Cancer Institute


Resources for Research

USA Biomedical Library 

The USA Biomedical Library provides access to the library's book and journal collection. It also serves as a centralized entry point into the library's numerous research tools and databases including PubMed, Access Medicine, ACP Pier, Cochrane, DynaMed, Ovid's Primal Pictures, and other authoritative and full text tools only available through the library's paid subscriptions. This link also provides easy access to reference librarians via email, chat, text, or telephone. Most of the library's resources can be accessed from off-campus locations with your student or faculty log in via the proxy server.  


Research Compliance

The Office of Research Compliance and Assurance promotes the responsible conduct of research throughout the University of South Alabama community. The office oversees federal, state, and university policies that encourage intellectual pursuits while protecting the rights of those involved.


Technology Development

The Office of Technology Development works with members of the University of South Alabama community to deliver their discoveries from concept to commerce to benefit the University, the inventors and the public.


Biotechnical Services

Biotechnical Services Core Facilities located in the College of Medicine serve as a campus-wide resource providing a variety of services and analyses available to researchers at the University of South Alabama. 


Sponsored Programs

The Office of Sponsored Programs provides assistance to researchers for all pre-award functions including obtaining grant application materials, preparing the proposal and budget, and submitting the proposal. OSP is responsible for processing proposals to federal, state and local governmental agencies, as well as to private foundations and industries.


Office of Health Systems Grants Administration and Development

The Health Systems Grants Administration and Development Office provides administrative services and support to faculty who are involved in extramural sponsored activities. 


Educational Technologies 

Educational Technologies provides quality and timely products to support teaching, research, patient care, and publications for faculty, students, and staff. In addition to production services, Educational Technologies provides consultation and design support for presentations, exhibits, instructional programs, facilities, or any media-related projects. 


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