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Education And Research

Education & Research

USA Health is transforming the health and well-being of our community beyond clinical care. As an academic health system, we are also engaged in medical education and biomedical research.

About USA Health as an Academic Health Sysetm

The future of medical education, health care and research comes together at USA Health, the only academic health system along the upper Gulf Coast. Founded in 1963, USA Health provides health care to hundreds of thousands of patients each year and serves as a training ground for physicians and other health care professionals at the USA College of Medicine. Our focus on research and technology provides the community with the most advanced care in the region.

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Research at the Mitchell Cancer Institute

The USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute stands at the forefront to discover new and more effective ways to cure and prevent cancer. Our research programs presently focus on cancer biology, drug discovery, DNA repair, and cancer cell death and metabolism.

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Research At College Of Med

Research at the College of Medicine

At the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, we focus on educating and training medical students, residents and fellows while searching for better treatments for diseases such as cancer and pulmonary conditions. Through our research, we are also determined to learn more about prevention of disease. The College of Medicine research centers include the Center for Lung Biology, Center for Healthy Communities, Center for Strategic Health Innovation, Center for Disaster Health Care Preparedness and Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center.

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College of Medicine Researchers

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Clinical Trials at USA Health

Clinical trials are an important part of what we do at USA Health. Clinical trials help us better diagnose, treat and even prevent certain health problems for our patients. We conduct trials in many health areas including cancer, neurology, pulmonary care and surgery. We concentrate our clinical research efforts on testing new therapies, enhancing existing treatments, discovering methods of prevention and improving the quality of life for patients.

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Find a Clinical Trial

USA Health continually participates in clinical trials to develop and test new medicines and treatment options.

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