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Heidi Margulis, right, Humana advisor and John D. Bower School of Population Health executive in residence, speaks at a fireside chat facilitated by Dr. Michelle Owens, UMMC professor of obstetrics and gynecology.

SOPH executive in residence shares population health expertise

Monday, February 17, 2020

The John D. Bower School of Population Health welcomed Heidi Margulis, a long-time government and regulatory affairs professional at Humana, to campus as the school’s first executive in residence. She spent last week sharing her experience improving population health throughout the country with a “one size fits none” approach. Read More

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

Population health management graduates apply skills to practice

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.

Published on Thursday, September 12, 2019

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.

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