For psychiatrists and other mental health professionals, the impact of losing a patient to suicide is not just a professional matter; it is also personal. The pain can be so profound that it can produce symptoms of stress comparable to the shock felt by those who lose a family member.
When his heart’s mitral valve wouldn’t close properly, Carthage resident Lucious Thomas was left weak, breathless and sometimes unable to make it to his job as a food inspector. The valve often is repaired through open heart surgery, but a minimally invasive procedure offered at UMMC can get patients home the very next day.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center garnered 84 new and continuing grants and awards from October-December 2018, totaling $23,680,504.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.