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Joining together to announce the $3.8 million Bower Foundation grant April 19 at the School of Nursing are, from left, Dr. Ralph Didlake, UMMC associate vice chancellor for academic affairs; Dr. Kandy Smith, professor of nursing; Dr. Julie Sanford, School of Nursing dean; Anne Travis, Bower Foundation CEO; and Kathy Elliott, dean of health science at Hinds Community College.

Bower Foundation grant funds UMMC-trained nurse educators

Monday, April 19, 2021

The need for more health care administrators and community college nurse educators will be addressed through Building a Strong Future for Nursing in Mississippi, a project funded by the Bower Foundation that will also provide scholarships for the School of Nursing’s RN-to-MSN program. Read More

Rinki Varindani Desai, adult outpatient lead speech-language pathologist, and Dr. Randall Jordan check Dereck Moore's facial function.

Facial reanimation surgery offers something to smile about

Monday, March 29, 2021

Life-saving brain surgery to remove a dangerous tumor was inevitable for Dereck Moore, and complications from such a sensitive procedure were possible. When he awoke from the procedure with some facial paralysis, help was already on the way. Dr. Randall Jordan transferred a nerve from Moore’s calf to his face, making it possible for him to smile again. Read More

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