After practicing law for a few years, Candice Holliday, J.D., M.D., decided to earn a medical degree at the USA College of Medicine to become an OB-GYN.
USA Health gained state approval to build a free-standing ambulatory surgery center on the Mapp Family Campus in Baldwin County. The center will be located at the southeast corner of Alabama 181 and Alabama 104, just outside of Fairhope.
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The project led by Steve Lim, Ph.D., is aimed at reducing plaque-building macrophages by inhibiting focal adhesion kinase activity.
Meghan Hermance, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at the USA College of Medicine, was awarded a $423,500 grant to evaluate the ability of the Asian longhorned tick to maintain and transmit diseases typically found in North America.
Renee Rogers was one of 10 healthcare providers selected out of more than 400 nominations from across the state.
The clinic at the Strada Patient Care Center will serve middle school, high school and collegiate athletes.
Sandra Parker, M.D., new chair of psychiatry at the USA College of Medicine, served as vice-chair and associate professor of the department from January 2009 until July 2021.
USA College of Medicine scientists have been studying fleas – specifically the microscopic salivary glands of cat fleas – as evidence suggests several diseases are transmitted through the parasite’s infected spit.
The U.S. Department of Defense awarded researchers at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine two grants, totaling more than $1.07 million, to study the replication of mitochondrial DNA.
Ann Payne-Johnson, M.D., brings an extensive history in fitness training and wellness coaching to her new position at USA Health.