The Office of Communications and Marketing is the Medical Center’s institutional connection to audience groups within UMMC, across Mississippi and beyond. Through strategic communications and promotion initiatives, our office tells the Medical Center’s story through print and electronic publications, advertising, creative content and digital communications, including social media.
The office serves as the primary connection to the news media and facilitates all interactions with UMMC experts.
In addition, C&M provides a variety of services to the Medical Center community, including creative design services, marketing strategies, publicity for noteworthy activities, tours and event planning.
Our office can be reached by phone Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at (601) 984-1100, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our office is located on the first floor of the Holmes Learning Resources Center, across from the Office of the Vice Chancellor. The closest public parking lot to our office is in Lot D across from the Nelson Student Union, next to the School of Pharmacy. Walk through the School of Medicine, and we are right inside the LRC to the left.
Members of the professional news media who need assistance covering Medical Center activities or events or would like a UMMC expert to participate in a story should contact Ruth Cummins, assistant director for media relations, at (601) 984-1104 or email@example.com.
All members of the media who visit any UMMC location must be accompanied by an escort from the Office of Communications and Marketing.
Our office takes the privacy of our patients very serious and strictly follows federal HIPAA guidelines - external site.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Patients with severe COVID-19 may require ventilators to stay alive, but hospitals may not have enough units to meet demand. A UMMC anesthesiologist is leading efforts to build ventilators from readily available supplies in the event of a shortage at the Medical Center. Read More
Monday, April 6, 2020
Providing care to patients while working to limit the spread of COVID-19 has UMMC and Children's of Mississippi specialists ramping up their telehealth efforts. Read More
UMMC builds ventilators for COVID-19 pandemic response
Published on Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Telehealth virtual 'house call' for UMMC patients during pandemic
Published on Monday, April 6, 2020
Emotions come home to roost as Mississippians shelter in place
Medical Center deploys UMMC Reserves to aid in COVID-19 battle
UMMC calls on community members to help protect health care heroes
Published on Sunday, April 5, 2020
Published on Friday, April 3, 2020
UMMC experts offer coping tips for children, parents
Published on Wednesday, April 1, 2020
UMMC pandemic expert: Social distancing now will save lives, lessen COVID-19 spread
UMMC maintains a vibrant and active presence on social media include accounts representing UMMC-related schools, departments, programs and various groups across Mississippi.
If you have any questions or concerns about a UMMC-associated social media account, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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