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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 Seeks Evaluator For Cannabis License Applications

USA Seeks Evaluator For Cannabis License Applications

December 23, 2022
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The University of South Alabama (USA) is looking for professionals to review, evaluate and score applications for medical cannabis business licenses in Alabama. Evaluators will be compensated. The Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission engaged USA to coordinate the review, evaluation and scoring of applications in financial ability, business/management approach, operations plans and procedures, facility suitability and…

USA Researchers Awarded $1.15-Million Grant

USA Researchers Awarded $1.15-Million Grant

October 7, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Researchers at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine have been awarded a $1.15-million U.S. Department of Defense grant to study the effect of nicotine on prostate health, Business Alabama reported. Among other steps, the researchers will compare prostate tumor tissue from patients who smoke to that of patients who…

USA Professor Wins $2.3-Million Grant

USA Professor Wins $2.3-Million Grant

August 12, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The University of South Alabama (USA) recently announced that Dr. Mike Lin, associate professor of physiology and cell biology at USA’s Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine, has been awarded a $2.3-million, five-year renewal grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He will use the funds to further investigate the link…

Greater Amberjack Study Underway

Greater Amberjack Study Underway

July 1, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Pending a final decision by the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, those who catch greater amberjack and return their tags will have the opportunity to be awarded $250 per fish and an opportunity to contribute to the Greater Amberjack Count, the University of South Alabama (USA) announced. Dr. Sean Powers of…

USA College Of Medicine Researcher Awarded NIH Grant

USA College Of Medicine Researcher Awarded NIH Grant

July 1, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — Dr. Christopher Davies, associate dean for research at the University of South Alabama’s (USA) Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine, recently was awarded a five-year, $3.5-million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to determine the molecular mechanisms that confer antibiotic resistance to Neisseria gonorrhoeae, the bacterial species that causes gonorrhea.…

USA, Baldwin County Students Awarded Scholarships

USA, Baldwin County Students Awarded Scholarships

May 20, 2022
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MOBILE, BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. — The University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine has announced the first recipients of the Samantha Alison Thomas Memorial Scholarship Endowment, named in honor of a member of the college’s Class of 2022 who was killed in a car crash almost two years ago at age 24. The Eastern…

Sabre Market Summit Coming Up

Sabre Market Summit Coming Up

May 20, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The University of South Alabama SABRE Market Summit on June 9 at 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. will provide “a deep dive into regional economic and real estate market trends, coupled with a unique discussion about the many exciting and often confusing emerging blockchain technologies increasingly impacting real estate practice and investment,” the school…

USA College Of Medicine Faculty Member Featured On CDC Podcast

USA College Of Medicine Faculty Member Featured On CDC Podcast

April 29, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — In a quest to better understand the interactions between ticks, viruses and mammals, scientist Dr. Meghan Hermance and her colleagues at the University of South Alabama (USA) College of Medicine recently conducted research to determine if they could successfully infect a specific species of tick with a pathogen known as Heartland virus.…

USA Develops Undergrad Programs

USA Develops Undergrad Programs, Partners With Amazon

April 22, 2022
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MOBILE, Ala. — The University of South Alabama (USA) is developing two new undergraduate programs thanks to support from Abraham “Abe” Mitchell, it recently announced. A BS program in Industrial Management and Technology will be housed in the School of Computing, and a BS program in Organizational Leadership will be housed in the College of…

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