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Cutting the ribbon during the John D. Bower School of Population Health's open house include, from left, Dawn McLendon, SOPH student; Anne Travis, Bower Foundation CEO; Dr. LouAnn Woodward, UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs; Dr. John Bower, professor emeritus of medicine and first leader of the Bower Foundation; Dr. Bettina Beech, founding dean of the SOPH; Dr. Ralph Didlake, UMMC associate vice chancellor for academic affairs; and Courtney Gomilia, SOPH student.

SOPH moves into new home, affirms commitment to healthier state

Thursday, November 7, 2019

UMMC’s first new school in 15 years played host to a ribbon cutting and open house Tuesday. John D. Bower School of Population Health faculty and staff welcomed guests to tour the school's space in the Translational Research Center. Read More

Dr. Jermaine Gray, center, receives his Executive Masters in Population Health Management diploma from Dr. Bettina Beech, dean of the John D. Bower School of Population Health.

Population health management graduates apply skills to practice

Thursday, September 12, 2019

There were no caps or gowns, but there were diplomas and smiles as the John D. Bower School of Population Health honored the first graduates of its Executive Masters in Population Health Management Program. The three alumni have already taken the lessons they learned and translated them into their clinical practice. Read More

Grant funding boosts HIV care access throughout Southeast

Too often, people who live with HIV don’t get the care they need for a number of reasons: a lack of transportation, an inability to miss work or HIV stigma, to name a few. The Merck Foundation’s HIV Care Connect program is helping the Medical Center break down barriers to provider access.

Published on Thursday, September 12, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

The University of Mississippi Medical Center on Friday conferred degrees to 853 students who are beginning their careers in the health sciences, or entering into a new chapter of an existing one in this state and beyond.

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: First SOPH grads dig into data

Master of Science in Biostatistics and Data Science graduates Md. Mohiuddin Adnan, Jenna Zhu and Shamsed Mahmud are the first students to earn degrees from UMMC’s newest school. Next, they will continue their Ph.D. studies and use the powerful tools of data science to create a healthier Mississippi and world.

Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019

Population Health lecture addresses sickness, wellness in U.S.

The founding dean of the second school of population health in the United States visited the Medical Center, home to the country's third SOPH, last week to give valuable insights to faculty and students during the third annual Distinguished Population Health Lecture.

Published on Monday, April 8, 2019

Community, training centers add to Jackson Heart Study's mission

Published on Thursday, February 21, 2019

EversCare food pantry partnership helps feed patients in need

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

People of the U: Alana Bowman, Dr. Jason Griggs

Published on Monday, February 4, 2019

Population Health invites UMMC Family to play BINGO

Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019

School of Population Health dispenses research expertise for charity medication network

Published on Monday, December 3, 2018

New degree helps clinicians master population health management

Published on Thursday, September 13, 2018

NHLBI renews landmark Jackson Heart Study for six more years

Published on Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Lacking concussion system, Mississippi athletes in contact sports at risk

Published on Thursday, August 30, 2018

Lifestyle management, chronic diseases go hand in hand

Published on Monday, April 30, 2018

New treatment collaborative pinpoints pre-diabetics early

Published on Monday, April 16, 2018

Population health expert to talk Mississippi moon shots, diabetes

Published on Monday, April 9, 2018

Photos: UMMC hits the pavement for National Walking Day

Published on Thursday, April 5, 2018

Revamped menu, mindful choices give cafeteria patrons healthy options

Published on Thursday, February 22, 2018

'A healthier Mississippi' goal of new residency program

Published on Thursday, January 11, 2018