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Mobile, Ala. (May 2, 2011)
Contact: Ashley Givens, (251) 470-1682

May Med School Café
"New Treatments for Hepatitis C"


The May Med School Café lecture will feature Dr. Jorge Herrera, professor of internal medicine and assistant director of the division of gastroenterology at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

Dr. Herrera, an internationally recognized liver expert, will discuss new advances in the treatment of hepatitis C including new drugs that are expected to become available later this year for the treatment of this common disease.

Dr. Herrera earned his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He conducted his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Aurora, Colo. In addition, he completed a fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

The Via! Health, Fitness & Enrichment Center is located at 1717 Dauphin St. in Mobile. To view a map, visit

The Med School Café lecture and lunch are provided free of charge, but reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, please call Kim Partridge at (251) 460-7770 or e-mail

Med School Café is a free community lecture series sponsored by the USA Physicians Group. Each month, faculty from the USA College of Medicine share their expertise on a specific medical condition, providing insight on the latest treatment available.

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