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New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists

Monday, January 13, 2020

There’s a new degree in town – a Ph.D. in research for radiologists who set out on a biomedical imaging/bioengineering track. According to its advocates, the program reflects well - not just on the Department of Radiology, but also on the Medical Center as a whole. Read More

Celebrating the record-breaking Century Club Charities donation to Friends of Children's Hospital are, from left, Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan B. Thames Chair, professor and chair of Pediatrics; Children's of Mississippi patient Felton Walker; Sanderson Farms Championship Executive Director Steve Jent; Friends of Children's Hospital Board Chair Melanie Morgan; Century Club Charities President Pat Busby; Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine; Sanderson Farms CEO and Chairman of the Board Joe Sanderson; Children's of Mississippi patient Tiana Rollins; Sanderson Farms Director of Marketing Hillary Burroughs; and Children's of Mississippi CEO Guy Giesecke.

Sanderson Farms Championship host breaks record with $1.3M gift to help Children’s Hospital

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Celebrating a sixth record-breaking year in philanthropy, Sanderson Farms Championship host Century Club Charities presented a $1.3 million donation to Friends of Children’s Hospital during a news conference today. Friends, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting Children’s of Mississippi, has pledged $20 million toward UMMC’s seven-story pediatric expansion and is past the halfway point in reaching that goal, said board chair Melanie Morgan. Read More

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