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Some of the faculty and staff members who helped design the new preventive medicine residency program include, from left, Dr. Desiree Pendergrass,  Dr. Peter Pendergrass, Terri Jones, Dr. Joshua Mann and Brea Cole.

'A healthier Mississippi' goal of new residency program

Thursday, January 11, 2018

UMMC’s newest residency program - in preventive medicine - will employ more experts who know how to help people get better before they get sick. Its arrival suggests good things are ahead for the state of Mississippi’s health.

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Dr. Shannon Pittman Moore was appointed the fourth chair of the Department of Family Medicine, as announced Nov. 15 by Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs.

The Summit of success: Moore rises to department chair

Monday, January 8, 2018

The new chair of the Department of Family Medicine was brought up in a small town that remains a large presence in her life. Her faith has taught Dr. Shannon Pittman Moore to be thankful; her family has taught her to be respectful. Every day, these lessons direct her dealings with others, especially her patients.

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In CONSULT, readers will have the opportunity to learn more about the cutting-edge clinical advances, innovative educational programs and groundbreaking research occurring at UMMC. Plus, CONSULT will regularly showcase our experts' best advice for living a healthy and mindful life.

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