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Sarah Elizabeth Elkin, nurse practitioner, checks Kali Mitchell's heartbreat as Mitchell's mother, Joneaset Mitchell, looks on.

Half match, whole hope: state’s first pediatric haploidentical transplant patient free from sickle cell

Monday, December 9, 2019

Kali Mitchell of Flowood is a healthy straight-A student who no longer faces potentially deadly pain crises. Her successful haploidentical bone marrow transplant at UMMC was a cure for her sickle cell disease. The procedure uses a new drug protocol that allows a “half-matched” donation, opening a large pool of potential bone marrow donors to patients. Read More

Rhonda Donald, education administrator in the School of Nursing, hands information to incoming student Teresa Moncrief.

Nursing boom: Accelerated B.S.N. enrollment to increase 133 percent

Thursday, December 5, 2019

With an ever-increasing demand for baccalaureate-prepared nurses in Mississippi, the University of Mississippi School of Nursing’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will be accepting 70 students in its 2020 class, up from the current class size of 30. Read More

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