Healthcare & Wellness

Board Of Health Members Elected

March 5, 2021
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Members were recently elected to the Mobile County Board of Health. Each year, the board includes six physicians serving on the Medical Society of Mobile County’s Board of Censors and the current president of the Mobile County Commission. The Board of Health meets monthly to review Mobile County Health Department activities and to provide guidance…

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New HR Team at Premier Medical

February 26, 2021
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According to the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce’sBusiness View, Premier Medical named Jennifer Davis its director of human resources. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology, Political Science and Law from Spring Hill College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Business Administration from Louisiana State University Shreveport. She also earned a professional in…

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Cepeda Selected As Fellow

Cepeda Selected As Fellow

February 26, 2021
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Dr. Laura T. Cepeda, chief medical officer of the Mobile County Health Department, was chosen as a member of the Region IV Public Health Training Center at Emory University’s inaugural Public Health Leadership Institute (PHLI) cohort. Cepeda competed with 144 other applicants to become one of three PHLI fellows from Alabama. The cohort is a…

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Eastern Shore Children’s Clinic Opens In Spanish Fort

February 26, 2021
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Recently, theEastern Shore Chamber of Commerce helped cut the ribbon on the Eastern Shore Children’s Clinic in Spanish Fort. The office is at 9603 Stagecoach Commercial Park Circle, Spanish Fort, AL 36527 and may be called at 251-928-0624.

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Urgent Care For Children Coming To Daphne

February 19, 2021
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Urgent Care for Children, with four locations already open in Alabama, is opening a Daphne location on March 4 with a noon ribbon cutting. Located at 6883 Highway 90, Suite 108, it will offer pediatric services for non-life-threatening illnesses and injuries; an in-house pharmacy; telemedicine; and laboratory, x-ray and emergency services. The quickly growing chain,…

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Southern Cancer Center Adds Physician

February 19, 2021
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The Southern Cancer Center recently announced the launch of radiation oncology services at its Daphne and Foley locations with the addition of board-certified radiation oncologist Dr. Alex S. Mirakian. Mirakian earned a medical degree from Monash University Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences in Melbourne, Australia, and has more than 20 years of clinical…

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Thomas Hospital Performs Innovative Procedure, First In Area

February 19, 2021
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Dr. Robert Brown, a urogynecologist with Alabama UROGYN, recently performed the first vaginal Natural Orifice Trans Endoscopic Surgery (vNOTES) hysterectomy in Alabama at Infirmary Health’s Thomas Hospital in Fairhope. It is the first such procedure in the Gulf Coast, including Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle. vNOTES is a scarless surgery whereby the physician can…

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Women's Health Alliance Adds Physician

Women’s Health Alliance Adds Physician

February 12, 2021
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Women’s Health Alliance of Mobile recently announced the recent affiliation of Dr. Jessica Jones. Jones has more than five years of experience serving women on the Alabama Gulf Coast, specializing in obstetrics, adult gynecology, adolescent gynecology and gynecological surgery. She is a graduate of the University of Mississippi Medical School and completed her residency with…

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New Date For Victory Health Event

February 5, 2021
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Victory Health Partners, a clinic in Mobile for uninsured adults, rescheduled its annual fundraiser for April 27 at the Mobile Convention Center. Hope for Healing will feature New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees talking on football, faith, community, family and more. In-person and virtual tickets are available for individuals and groups.

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Trauma Surgeon Joins USA Health

Trauma Surgeon Joins USA Health

February 5, 2021
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USA Health has added Dr. Maryann Mbaka as a trauma/critical care and burn surgeon at University Hospital and an assistant professor of surgery at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She completed medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She then completed surgery residencies at the University of…

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