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.
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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The one-day symposium offers 7.75 hours of continuing medical education.
The students will make recommendations based on medical, social and financial information and follow up throughout the academic year as if they were the patients’ primary care providers.
Students at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine have the opportunity to learn early in their medical education what being a family physician entails as part of the Clinically Integrated Introductory Course (CLINIC).
The article, highlighted on the cover, was also selected as the editor’s choice for the edition.
The first robotic liver resection in south Alabama was performed by Annabelle L. Fonseca, M.D., M.H.S., at USA Health University Hospital earlier this year.
Residents from the USA Health department of pathology recently presented at the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) annual meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, and the College of American Pathologists (CAP) annual meeting in Orlando, Florida.
Natalie Bauer, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, was recently among one of five faculty members to receive the 2019 USA College of Medicine Faculty Intramural Grants Research Award. The award, which provides funds through an annual competition, targets five full-time basic science faculty members.
Students from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine recently attended a simulation lab on neuro lumbar punctures. When the students entered, a mid-section of a manikin was on the examination table. Jose Sanchez, M.D., a second-year neurology resident with USA Health, quizzed the students about the procedure as they entered.
Michael Francis, Ph.D., assistant professor of physiology and cell biology at the USA College of Medicine, recently began integrating the use of virtual reality during the respiratory module taught to second-year medical students.
The grant will expand opportunities for the USA College of Medicine students to work with health centers located in underserved areas in southern Alabama.
The Concussion Awareness Program has the potential to change the lives of athletes for the better by accurately and rapidly diagnosing concussions through a series of cognitive and physical assessment tests.