USA Health marked a milestone today on the Alabama Gulf Coast, giving its 50,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
USA Health University Hospital Fanny Meisler Trauma Center named in honor of local family.
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Hundreds of area residents received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine from USA Health at the community-based clinic held in partnership with the City of Mobile and area leaders.
The infusion is an injection of antibodies to help patients fight off COVID-19.
Thousands of educators and school support staff signed up for appointments to receive the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine at the one-day clinic. See the gallery of photos.
USA Health will host a mass vaccination event at the Mobile Civic Center from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13, focusing on educators. All vaccine recipients will be required to have appointments.
USA Health Mitchell Cancer Institute is urging women in Alabama to continue their regular screenings for cervical cancer.
USA Health research demonstrating that a vaccine made from patients’ own tumors could extend the lives of women with late-stage ovarian cancer, particularly those without a BRCA gene mutation, has been published in the December 2020 issue of The Lancet Oncology.
Employees at USA Health have begun to receive the newly approved Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine just hours after shipments arrived in Mobile.
Nathaniel Jones, M.D., intends to use findings about DNA damage to see whether there is a correlation between damage and survival rates in endometrial cancer patients. He also wants to determine whether patients with significant DNA damage are more responsive to immunotherapy.
Gary Piazza, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology at the USA College of Medicine and co-lead investigator, discovered and developed a novel RAS inhibitor class.
USA Health hospitals and medical offices continue to follow state guidelines limiting visitors, requiring universal masking and utilizing other safety enhancements to help ensure USA Health continues to provide a safe environment as it meets the community’s healthcare needs.