Healthcare & Wellness

SMC Chef Appointed to Bishop State Board

March 26, 2021
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Springhill Medical Center (SMC) Executive Chef Ellen Jones was recently appointed to the Bishop State Community College Foundation Board. A chef for 18 years, Jones is a Bishop State alumni, graduating with a 4.0 GPA in culinary arts in 2002. She now serves as the culinary arts advisor on the board. Her board responsibilities include…

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USA to Host Lecture on Colorectal Cancer

March 26, 2021
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Dr. Annabelle Fonseca, assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine and a surgical oncologist with USA Health, will present “Colorectal Cancer: The Role of Surgery” on Zoom at noon on March 30. The event will be held virtually via Zoom as part of Med School Café, a free…

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Infirmary Health Launches Clinic For COVID-19 Treatment

Infirmary Health Adds Innovative Breast Screening

March 19, 2021
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Infirmary Health recently announced that the Breast Centers at Mobile Infirmary in Mobile and Thomas Hospital in Daphne now offer the Invenia Automated Breast Ultrasound System (ABUS) 2.0, approved by the Federal Drug Administration for breast cancer screening as an adjunct to mammography for women with dense breast tissue. ABUS provides a survey of the…

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Women’s Resource Center (WRC) Honors Grinstead

March 19, 2021
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At the recent annual WRC gala, Dr. Julie Grinstead was presented with the Debbie Campbell Community Life Award. This “award is given each year to the person who exemplifies dedication and vision to take the ministry to the next level,” the nonprofit explained. Grinstead has served in a volunteer capacity at WRC for 15 years…

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USA Health Adds Sports Medicine Specialist

March 19, 2021
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Dr. Peter Rippey recently joined USA Health in Mobile as a family medicine physician and sports medicine specialist and an assistant professor of family medicine at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine. He said he looks forward to furthering the Concussion Awareness and Treatment Program started at USA Health for athletes in…

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USA Children's And Women's Names Chief Nursing Officer

USA Children’s And Women’s Names Chief Nursing Officer

March 12, 2021
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Deborah Browning, MSN, RN, CENP, has been named chief nursing officer for USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital, effective March 15. Browning most recently served as chief nursing officer at Oklahoma Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City, the only freestanding women’s and children’s hospital in the state. She has been responsible for women’s and/or children’s service…

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Mobile Medical Museum Announces Health Leadership Award Winners

March 12, 2021
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The Mobile Medical Museum recently announced the Mobile Community Health Leadership Awards, which are presented to local leaders in education, awareness and action involving Mobile’s most urgent community health issues. Among those being honored is the Mobile County Health Department’s Dr. Rendi Murphree, epidemiologist and director of the Bureau of Disease Surveillance and Environmental Services;…

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Infirmary Health Launches Clinic For COVID-19 Treatment

Diagnostic And Medical Adds Ophthalmologist

March 12, 2021
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Infirmary Health Diagnostic and Medical Clinic in Mobile announced the addition of ophthalmologist Dr. Michael Wallace, Business View reported. Wallace recently completed a cornea fellowship program at the University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute. He earned a medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed residencies with the Baptist Health System in…

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Foundation DPC Opens In Spanish Fort

March 5, 2021
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Dr. Edward Williams opened Foundation DPC, a new Spanish Fort primary care office using the direct primary care (DPC) model, in January. The model charges a flat monthly fee for availability of “personal, unrushed, focused care to each patient,” Williams explained. “Visits are on time, last as long as necessary (usually between 30 min to…

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Mobile Heart Specialists, USA Health Open Clinic

March 5, 2021
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Mobile Heart Specialists and USA Health recently announced the creation of the Mobile Heart USA Health Cardiology Clinic to expand local access to cardiac services. Providers from both groups will provide outpatient cardiac services at the new clinic, located in the USA Health Building at Dauphin Street and Interstate 65. Those wishing to make an…

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