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Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences graduate Aurlivia Deshay Bibbs, right, received the Virginia Stansel Tolbert Award from Dr. Jessica Bailey, dean of the School of Health Related Professions.

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Friday, May 24, 2019

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. Read More

The first three graduates from UMMC's newest school, the John D. Bower School of Population Health, Md. Mohiuddin Adnan, Xiaoqian Zhu and Shamsed Mahmud.

#UMMCGrad19: First SOPH grads dig into data

Thursday, May 23, 2019

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. Read More

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

On Feb. 16, the Jackson Heart Study formally launched its Community Engagement Center, a new component that expands the study's ability to translate its findings into better cardiovascular health. The JHS’s new Graduate Training and Education Center at UMMC is also preparing for its first cohort of students.

Published on Thursday, February 21, 2019

EversCare food pantry partnership helps feed patients in need

Mississippi ranks first nationally in food insecurity, with 22 percent of the population lacking reliable, consistent access to affordable and nutritious food. UMMC is partnering with the Mississippi Urban League and the Mississippi Food Network to provide a food pantry for patients who have emergency needs.

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

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

During their days at UMMC, Dr. Jason Griggs and Alana Bowman work in the School of Dentistry and in the School of Population Health, respectively. But on evenings and weekends, the husband-and-wife team travel back hundreds of years through time with the Society for Creative Anachronism.

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