Jennifer Russell’s career path to USA Health all started with a question about her favorite football team.
USA Health is the first and only healthcare system on the Gulf Coast with the technology to identify organisms that cause diseases – more commonly known as pathogens – in as little as 40 seconds.
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USA Health University Hospital again welcomed teenagers from the local community to participate in Project Inspire, a mentorship program designed to build relationships and encourage young people in the Mobile community.
Osama Abdul-Rahim, M.D., assistant professor of radiology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and an interventional radiologist with USA Health, presented the July Med School Café lecture.
Patrick Patten, M.D. has been appointed assistant professor of radiology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Patten, an interventional radiologist, will practice at both USA Health University Hospital and USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital.
Jiamin Teng, M.D., Ph.D., came to the United States in 2000 with a dream to advance scientific developments in the field of pathology.
The University of South Alabama College of Medicine’s Summer Research Program culminated with the 46th annual Medical Student Research Day that took place on July 26, 2019, in the Medical Sciences Building.
As a teenager, deciding what you want to do with your life can be a challenge. A program supported by USA Health and other partners across the Gulf Coast aims to help rising high school seniors interested in healthcare gain real-world experiences in hospitals and healthcare settings.
On a hot day in June, Madeline Tucker placed the tip of a stethoscope on a young girl’s chest and listened to what she’d only heard in a recording played in the classroom – the “whoosh, whoosh” of a heart murmur.
USA Health University Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.
As students prepare to head back to school in August, parents and caregivers seeking immunizations for children are advised to make those appointments immediately with their healthcare provider.
In the 1980s, Dr. Robert Gilbert was studying to become a pathologist like his father when he decided to follow a different path. He loved science but wanted something more. “I realized I preferred to see patients and take care of them,” he said.
Alan Whaley, D.B.A., has been named chief operating officer for USA Health. Working in a dyad relationship with Chief Medical Officer Michael Chang, M.D., Whaley will work with leadership throughout the health system to plan and develop operational budgets and strategic initiatives that support USA Health’s mission, vision and values with well-balanced clinical, academic and research programs.