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The October Med School Café will feature Christopher Keel, D.O., a urologist with University Urology and adjunct assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.
Bassam Bassam, M.D., director of the neuromuscular program at USA Health and professor of neurology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, is the invited speaker at the University of Kansas Medical Center Neuromuscular Review Course to be held in Orange Beach, Alabama, on Oct. 5.
The grant will expand opportunities for the USA College of Medicine students to work with health centers located in underserved areas in southern Alabama.
Phillis’ presentation was titled “Prevalence of Scurvy in Surgical Patients” and was sponsored by William Richards, M.D., professor and chair of surgery. She also worked closely with Madhuri Mulekar, Ph.D., professor and chair of mathematics and statistics.
Sehgal is board certified in pediatrics by the American Academy of Pediatrics. From 2013 to 2016, he was a resident at St. Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
In her role as a nurse practitioner at USA Health University Hospital and Mastin Surgical Specialists, Sykora will work directly with bariatric surgeon William Richards, M.D., professor and chair of surgery at the USA College of Medicine.
The Concussion Awareness Program has the potential to change the lives of athletes for the better by accurately and rapidly diagnosing concussions through a series of cognitive and physical assessment tests.
An anti-cancer compound developed at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute is showing promise in pre-clinical studies – one involving pancreatic cancer and the other involving breast cancer. The compound, MCI-715, was developed by Gary Piazza, Ph.D., and his lab team at the Drug Discovery Research Center at MCI.
University Urology now offers Blue Light Cystoscopy (BLC) with Cysview for use in the detection of non-muscle invasive bladder cancer.
This year, Williams received one of the 19 scholarships awarded to medical students, residents and in-training fellows across the country to attend the annual meeting. Awardees are selected by a committee of well-respected trauma surgeons from within the AAST.
Butts, who recently joined the USA College of Medicine faculty, is a native of Decatur, Alabama. He attended college and graduate school at Mississippi State before returning to Alabama for medical school and residency training at the USA College of Medicine.