William Richards, M.D., professor and chair of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and director of the USA Surgical Weight Loss Center, will become president of the Southeastern Surgical Congress (SESC) on Feb. 9 at the group’s annual meeting in New Orleans.
To better understand the evolution of mosquito-borne viruses, University of South Alabama College of Medicine researchers are collaborating with members of the Yale School of Public Health and its West Nile 4K Project to reconstruct a picture of how the virus has spread and adapted during the past 20 years in the United States.
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Caroline Smith has been named director of development for USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute. In her new role, she will develop and implement a strategic, comprehensive development program for the Mitchell Cancer Institute.
Griffin Wright, a University of South Alabama Basic Medical Sciences Graduate Program, is the recipient of the USA College of Medicine Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award.
Rotation for emergency medicine residents sends them on calls with paramedics and firefighters in Orange Beach. The goal: sharpen their skills to provide better care.
Malik McMullin, a fourth-year medical student at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, takes us on a journey of his everyday life as he explains the rigors of medical school.
Steve Lim, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, was awarded a one-year $50,000 grant to investigate the pathological contribution of vascular smooth muscle cells (VSMC) in atherosclerosis.
The designation recognizes the care team’s participation in educational requirements on the wise use of antibiotics.
USA Health interventional radiology is now treating vein disease through the use of injections, ablations and phlebectomies or removal of varicose veins.
Cepeda, a 2003 graduate of the USA College of Medicine, is in private practice in Mobile. He gives back to his alma mater by serving as a preceptor in the Clinically Integrated Introductory Course (CLINIC), which provides first- and second-year medical students experiences in career exploration as they rotate through various specialties such as pediatrics.
Jack Friend said his path to one of the most competitive residency programs was not a traditional one. He praised the supportive environment at USA College of Medicine.