University of South alabama

USA’S Bassam Awarded Top Teaching Award

May 17, 2024
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Dr. Bassam Bassam, a professor of neurology at the Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine at the University of South Alabama (USA) and a neuromuscular neurologist at USA Health, has received another top award that recognizes his commitment and service as an educator. He was presented the 2024 A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award by the…

USA’s Pettway Named A Fulbright Scholar

May 3, 2024
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 University of South Alabama (USA) instructor Matthew Joseph Pettway, an associate professor of Spanish, has been selected as a 2024-2025 Fulbright Scholar. The Fulbright Program is devoted to increasing mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries. Pettway will be one of more than 800 scholars to strive to…

USA Names Economic Development Chief

April 26, 2024
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Dr. Michael Chambers, associate vice president for research and economic development at the University of South Alabama (USA), has been named the university’s chief economic development officer. Chambers previously served as chair of the Mobile Chamber board. He serves or has served as a board member on the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama Foundation, the…

Menger Named To Emerging Leaders List

April 12, 2024
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Dr. Richard Menger, a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon who serves as chief of complex spine surgery and vice chair of the department of neurosurgery at USA Health, was recently named to the Becker’s Hospital Review Emerging Leaders in Healthcare list. The list honors leaders who are 40 years old or younger for their commitment to optimizing healthcare,…

USA Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center Announces Promotions

April 5, 2024
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The University of South Alabama (USA) recently announced two leadership promotions at the Johnson M. Haynes Jr., M.D. Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center: Dr. Antwan Hogue was named the center’s medical director, and Dr. Ardie Pack-Mabien was named director. Both had been serving in interim roles since Haynes’ passing in December 2022. In addition, Hogue is…

USA College Of Medicine Names Associate Dean

April 5, 2024
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The University of South Alabama (USA) Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine has announced that, following a national search, Maya Mirzoeva was named associate dean for finance and administration. Mirzoeva will focus on budget preparation, financial reporting and strategic financial analysis and ensure compliance with all accrediting bodies. She will oversee the college’s business office…

USA Regional Autism Network Names Director

March 29, 2024
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Michelle McDaniel was recently named director of the University of South Alabama Regional Autism Network. Previously, she worked as a program coordinator for Mobile’s The CORE Project, Inc., a nonprofit that provides clinical care, educational opportunities and support for those with special needs, and as director of community resources and marketing for the Autism Society…

South Baldwin Medical Group: New Neurosurgeon, Neuro Spine Program

March 22, 2024
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South Baldwin Medical Group has hired Dr. Juan F. Ronderos, neurosurgeon, and introduced a neuro spine program at the South Baldwin Regional Medical Center (SBRMC). Ronderos brings 30-plus years of knowledge and experience in neurosurgery to SBRMC and Baldwin County. After receiving his doctorate from the University of South Alabama, he continued his education at…

MMofA To Host Children’s Art Discussion

March 22, 2024
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The Mobile Museum of Art (MMofA) is hosting an interactive discussion and activity exploring developmentally appropriate practices to enhance artistic development and the power of arts education from birth to adulthood. The March 28 event is at 6-7:30 p.m. and hosted by Dr. Paige Vitulli, chair of the department of integrative studies and associate professor…

USA Health Names Kirk Director Of Women’s Services

March 8, 2024
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USA Health Children’s & Women’s Hospital has named Mindy Kirk as director of Women’s Services. Kirk will oversee departments involved with women’s health, including general obstetrics and gynecology, high-risk obstetrics, labor and delivery and mother/baby. She will also oversee programs supporting improved patient outcomes. A graduate of the University of South Alabama (USA) and University…

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