Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Kehinde Adewale Adebisi, M.B.B.S.
Dr. Kehinde Adewale Adebisi, who completed his residency training in the Columbia University Pediatrics Program at Harlem Hospital Center in New York, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics.
He earned his medical degree in 2011 at the University of Ilorin Nigeria. He then proceeded to have his medical internship training at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. Adebisi later served as an emergency medical officer at the Federal Medical Centre, Ido-Ekiti, Nigeria, before deciding to pursue a residency training in pediatrics at the same hospital.
It was during this time that he decided to relocate to the United States. Due to his undying passion for child health, he continued his career path in pediatrics and completed a residency training in June 2020.
The author or coauthor of five research posters presented at scientific meetings in New York and one peer-reviewed article, “Readability Assessment of Internet-based Patient Education Materials on Anticoagulation Therapy,” Adebisi has given two invited presentations. He also received a patient safety recognition award from Harlem Hospital.
Elizabeth Ames Meyer Fryoux, M.D.
Dr. Elizabeth Ames Meyer Fryoux, Department of Internal Medicine chief resident at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of medicine.
After receiving her B.S. in biological sciences magna cum laude from Millsaps College in 2012, Fryoux graduated second in her class at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 2016. She then had internal medicine internship training at Tulane Medicine Center from 2016-17 before having internal medicine residency training at UMMC from 2017-19.
The author of two quality improvement projects at UMMC and an invited speaker for two scientific meetings nationally, Fryoux is an active member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association and the Mississippi State Medical Association.
Binh Vu, M.D.
Dr. Binh Vu, Department of Pediatrics chief resident at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pediatrics.
After receiving his B.S. in biomedical engineering from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2013, Vu earned his M.D. at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2017. He then had pediatrics residency training at UMMC from 2017-20 and was named chief resident for the 2020-21 academic year.
The author or coauthor of an article in the Society of Critical Care Medicine publication, “Accuracy of Discharge Diagnoses for Identifying Sepsis Hospitalizations,” and four presentations at scientific meetings nationally, Vu’s research interests include hematological predictors of mortality in neonates with surgical necrotizing enterocolitis.