As a state pediatric champion, Petty will be tasked with leading local advocacy and educational initiatives related to youth e-cigarette prevention and addiction support.
Louis and Melinda Mapp have announced their intentions to donate approximately eight acres of land in Baldwin County to the University of South Alabama.
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Steven Travers brings 25 years of experience in healthcare information technology to the position.
Eating healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic has its challenges. With families staying home, it’s tempting to purchase more comfort foods and snack more often, especially when anxiety is on the rise.
The physician-scientist recently joined USA Health as medical director of molecular pathology and dermatopathology. She also serves as an associate professor of pathology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.
To disinfect the masks, USA Health is using the Xenex robot, which emits pulsed UV-C light to prevent the pathogens from replicating while also damaging the cell wall, essentially sterilizing masks much in the same way the sun damages skin cells.
The Vigil vaccine is a genetically engineered vaccine made from cancer cells acquired from patients during surgery.
Daniel said that the project also aims to develop a protocol for following up with patients who test positive for COVID-19 to gauge length of symptoms and any recurrence or complications over time.
Two third-year medical students at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine are joining in the effort to ensure that the healthcare heroes at USA Health are fully supported in the fight against COVID-19.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, classes at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine have transitioned to an online learning format.
Benny Stover previously served as chief financial officer for Mercy Health Jefferson, a member of Mercy Health based in St. Louis, Mo.
The virtual visits can be for initial consultations, post-operation follow-ups, and other health needs that don’t require an in-person visit.