Dr. Melody Petty, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and a pediatric hospitalist at USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital, has been selected for the Advanced Pediatrics Educator Excellence (APEX) Teaching Program.
The new facility will increase patient access to advanced healthcare in west Mobile.
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Sarcoma is a rare cancerous tumor that occurs in connective tissues - fat, nerve, muscle, bone – impacting anywhere from 5,000 to 10,000 patients a year in the United States, which is just 1% of all cancers reported annually. The rare nature of these tumors underscores the need for unique expertise and experience for successful treatment.
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.
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 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 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.
Two new classes of anti-cancer compounds discovered by scientists at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute show promise for the treatment or prevention of cancer, researchers told scientists convened for the recent annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research in Atlanta.
Oral cancer is preventable and treatable if detected early. That’s the takeaway from “Watch Your Mouth!” a statewide campaign launched this month to raise awareness about cancers of the mouth including the tongue, soft palate, tonsils or back of the throat.
Twelve studies by the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute were accepted for oral or poster presentations at the national Society of Gynecologic Oncology’s 50th Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer.