Whiddon College of Medicine welcomes new associate dean for finance and administration

Last Updated: March 31, 2024By Tags:

MOBILE, Ala. – Following a national search, Maya Mirzoeva, MBA, was named associate dean for finance and administration at the University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine.

In her new role, Mirzoeva focuses on budget preparation, financial reporting, strategic financial analysis, and ensures compliance with all accrediting bodies. She oversees the Whiddon College of Medicine’s business office and supports the associate deans and department chairs with key financial and operational activities.

Mirzoeva said she was drawn to the University of South Alabama because of its strong institutional presence in the United States and its impact in numerous areas of research and education.

“The Whiddon College of Medicine has made a great impression on my family with its achievements and research in many medical fields,” she said. “But I must say that the Whiddon College of Medicine employs simply amazing people who really care and help everyone in our communities.”

Prior to joining USA, Mirzoeva worked at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida. She served as the assistant director of business operations for the Lutgert College of Business before becoming the assistant director of shared services operations for the university. Previously, she served as the business manager for academic affairs at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia.

Mirzoeva received a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Kabardino Balkarian State University in Nalchik, Russia. She earned a Master of Business Administration from Indiana State University Scott College of Business in Terre Haute, Indiana. She also received certificates in HR essentials and women in leadership from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.

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