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The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital officially opened a small baby unit where infants born at 28 weeks gestation or sooner and who weigh 1000 grams or less (2.2 pounds) receive specialized care.
USA Health and the City of Orange Beach are bringing a new and progressive care concept to the region through a partnership for emergency medicine services.
USA Health University Hospital is expanding its care team with the addition of Dr. Christine Fouty, a board-certified internal medicine physician who will see patients in the region’s only academic health care setting.
USA Health College of Medicine residents and fellows competed at the Third Annual Resident and Fellow Exposition on Thursday, May 23, at the Strada Patient Care Center.
Having a strong family support system is vital to the survival of newborns, especially when they are born too soon.
Dr. Jennifer Young Pierce, professor of Interdisciplinary Clinical Oncology and leader of Cancer Control and Prevention at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute, is one of 16 oncologists to be chosen for a leadership development program by the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
As a regional partner for the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, the University of South Alabama College of Medicine is one of five academic institutions in the southeast taking part in three programmatic grants from the National Institutes of Health, totaling nearly $50 million.
Langford Webb, who had never had any suspicious spots or moles, first noticed a knot under his arm while bathing two years ago.
The study, led by USA Health University Hospital’s Trauma Medical Director Jon D. Simmons M.D., suggests that new manufacturing and quality control processes are needed to eliminate previously unrecognized cellular contamination present in stored plasma products.