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Jeffrey C. Brandon, M.D., FACR

Jeffrey Brandon, MD,FACR

Dr. Jeffrey C. Brandon, chair and distinguished professor of radiology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, recently announced his retirement after over 30 years in practice. Dr. Brandon has served as Chair of the Department of Radiology since 2010. He had previously served as Vice-chair and Program Director of the USA Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program since 1995. In addition, he has served as Associate Dean of Continuing and Graduate Medical Education.

Dr. Brandon received his Bachelor of Science degree from Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, and his Doctorate Degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his diagnostic radiology residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, where he also completed a fellowship in interventional/abdominal imaging. Dr. Brandon is certified by the American Board of Radiology. He serves as a fellow of the American Board of Radiology and is a member of numerous societies, including the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, and the Association of University Radiologists.

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M. Suzy Figarola, MD

Interim Chair, Residency Program Director, Professor,
Pediatric Imaging Chief of Section

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Residency: Memorial Medical Center, Savannah, GA, Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship: Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR, Pediatric Imaging Fellowship

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology with Certification of Advance Qualification in Pediatric Imaging.

Melanie Clark, M.D.

Melanie Clark, MD

Assistant Professor, Musculoskeletal Imaging Chief of Section

Medical School: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

Residency: Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburg, PA, Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowship: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, Musculoskeletal Imaging  

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

Dr. Clark came to the USA Department of Radiology after working with Radiology Consultants of Lynchburg in Lynchburg, VA.

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Steve Cordina, MD

Assistant Professor

Medical SchoolUniversity of Malta

ResidencyUMNJ, Newark NJ, Neurology

Fellowships: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Vascular Neurology & Neurocritical Care and Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology  

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology) with board eligibility for both Vascular Neurology and Interventional Neurology certifications

James Courtney, M.D.

James Courtney, MD

Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

ResidencyBaylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Fellowships: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, Vascular & Interventional Radiology  

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

Allan Green, Jr., M.D.Allen Green, MD

Professor Emeritus

Medical School: Louisiana State University Medical School, New Orleans, LA

Residency: Wilford Hall United States Air Force Hosptial, Lackland AFB, TX

Fellowships: Radiotherapy, M D Anderson Tumor Institute, University of Texas, Houston, TX

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

Dr. Green has previously served as Mammography Chief of Section.

Frank Greiner, M.D.

Frank Greiner, MD

Professor, Neuroradiology Chief of Section

Medical SchoolMedical College of Virginia

ResidencyState University of New York, Buffalo, NY, Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowships: University of New Mexico, Alburquerque, NM  

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology with Certification of Advanced Qualifications in Neuroradiology as well as Interventional Radiology.

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Assistant Professor, Nuclear Imaging Chief of Section

Medical SchoolAll India Institute of Medical Sciences

ResidencyAultman-Neoucom Program, Canton, OH, Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowships: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, Nuclear Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology (Diagnostic Radiology) and American Board of Nuclear Medicine

After completing her medical school training Dr. Gupta obtained a masters degree in public health from Northern Illinois University. She serves as co-director of radiology courses for the USA College of Medicine and coordinates diagnostic and therapeutic imaging at the USA Mitchell Cancer Institute.

Michael Harpen, Ph.D.

Michael Harpen, PhD

Professor

Education: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (Physics, Ph.D.); University of California, Los Angeles, CA (Postdoctoral training in medical physics)

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

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Professor Emeritus, Fellow American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Education: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (MS, Physics); Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, University of London, London, UK (PhD, Physics)

Dr. Herbert is former director of the Biostatistics and Epidemiology Core Unit in the University of South Alabama College of Medicine

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Assistant Professor, Breast Imaging Chief of Section

Medical SchoolMercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA

ResidencyUniversity of Vermont, Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, VT, Diagnostic Radiology

FellowshipsVirginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, VA, Breast Imaging

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

Ian Malcolm, M.D.

Ian Malcolm, MD

Associate Professor, Cardiothoracic Imaging Chief of Section

Medical School: Otago University Medical School, Dunedin, New Zealand

Residency: Auckland Hospital Board's Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand

Fellowships: University of Alabama Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, Pulmonary Radiology

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

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Samuel A McQuiston, MD

Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean Graduate Medical Education, Ultrasound Chief of Section

Medical School: Louisiana State University, New Orlean, LA

Residency: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, Diagnostic Radiology

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

Dr. McQuiston serves as co-director of radiology courses at the USA College of Medicine, student advisor for students entering radiology as a career, and faculty advisor for the Radiology Interest Group. Also, he coordinates radiology observerships for USA undergraduate and USA College of Allied Health students. Prior to medical school, Dr. McQuiston's undergraduate studies were in the field of counseling.

Margaret Mowry, M.D.

Margaret Mowry, MD

Assistant Professor

Medical SchoolUniversity of South Alabama, Mobile, AL Diagnostic Radiology

ResidencyUniversity of South Alabama, Mobile, AL Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowships: University of Alabama, Birmingham, ALBody Imaging 

Board CertificationAmerican Board of Radiology

Dr. Mowry joined the USA faculty after serving as a body imaging instructor at UAB.

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Brandon Nichols, MD

Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL

Residency: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, Diagnostic Radiology

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

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Assistant Professor

Medical SchoolEastern Virgina Medical School

ResidencyUniversity of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowships: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, Vascular & Interventional Radiology  

Board Certification: American Board of Radiology

Todd Standley, M.D.

Todd Standley, MD

Assistant Professor

Medical SchoolUniversity of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL

ResidencyUniversity of South Alabama, Mobile, AL, Diagnostic Radiology

Fellowships: Emory University, Atlanta, GA, Pediatric Imaging 

Board CertificationAmerican Board of Radiology with Certification of Advanced Qualification in Pediatric Imaging

Brad Steffler, M.D.

Brad Steffler, MD

Associate Professor, Interventional Radiology Chief of Section

Medical SchoolBaylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

ResidencyUniversity of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences, Memphis, TN

Board CertificationAmerican Board of Radiology

Having been in private practice for 21 years, Dr. Steffler joined the USA faculty and serves as the primary clinician in the USA Interventional Pain Clinic.

 

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