If they came for peace of mind, they may have left instead with a piece of advice: See a doctor soon. Over the past few months, hundreds of Mississippians learned their blood pressure, blood glucose and other numbers from members of a medical student group offering free health checks to the state’s residents, many of whom may not have been to a doctor recently.
Seven years after the ground-breaking hypertension study showed the benefits of intensive blood pressure treatment and monitoring, a follow-up study found that when participants returned to the real world, their numbers reverted back to normal.
Dr. Jay Thompson and Dr. Josh Cousin, voted Most Intellectual in their Oak Grove High graduating classes, took different paths that led to the same place: the Division of Pediatric Neurology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where they earned their M.D.s.
The University of Mississippi baseball team entertained patients in the state’s only children’s hospital by letting them hold their NCAA College World Series trophy, signing their autographs on posters and baseballs, coloring pictures and playing games during a visit Thursday.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of November 14 - 20.