2016

News Archive from UMMC in 2016

January 2016
UMMC’s first baby of New Year is pretty in pink01/01/2016
Tech advancement, steady leadership trademarks of Reeves' tenure01/04/2016
Top UMMC stories in 201501/04/2016
UMMC emergency caregivers well prepared to handle mass-casualty shooting events01/04/2016
BMT Bucks help patients earn their way to health01/07/2016
People of the U: Christine Hayden01/07/2016
Mayo Clinic president, CEO gives preview of tomorrow’s health care01/07/2016
People of the U: Chip Thomason01/11/2016
Vitiligo treatments help patients get through rough patch01/11/2016
Mayo Clinic’s leader shares building blocks for future of medicine01/11/2016
Sanderson Farms Championship raises record amount for Children's, again01/12/2016
Veteran physician-scientist named leader of renowned Jackson Heart Study01/13/2016
Cancer diagnoses strengthen father-son connection01/13/2016
Foreign dignitaries given 'grand tour of health care' at UMMC01/14/2016
New kidney, new life for SOD graduate01/14/2016
DHA: practical, applicable skills for busy administrators01/21/2016
Don’t fall for a phishing scam01/21/2016
New procedure to gauge fertility less painful, more accurate01/21/2016
UMMC Holmes County refurbishments an investment in patients, community01/21/2016
Orthodontist parlays small town opportunities into big-time practice01/22/2016
Urgent Care Center new option for ob-gyn patients’ emergency needs01/25/2016
Vitamin, virility drug could treat preeclampsia01/25/2016
Parade name changes, commitment to Children's Hospital stays the same01/26/2016
During February, celebrate heart health with those you love01/28/2016
Fox-trot the night away at A Roaring ‘20s Affluent Affair01/28/2016
February 2016
Pictures of (mental) health framed in art therapy02/01/2016
Zika virus concern for pregnant women, but not for others02/01/2016
Vigilance, awareness key to campus safety02/01/2016
UMMC health experts entertain, inform daily on Southern Remedy02/01/2016
New office to track service learning, community outreach02/04/2016
Researchers put heads together, study brain changes in depression02/04/2016
UMMC’s culture of caring, commitment clinches Best Place to Work win02/08/2016
New treatments could save the spinal cord after injury02/08/2016
Corinth native comes home to lead UMMC Grenada, UMMC Holmes County02/11/2016
Psychiatry’s new research office brings medical students, residents to mind02/11/2016
JPS students take a field trip to see the dentist02/12/2016
SGSHS students place second in statewide IHL competition02/15/2016
Brian Wilson brings California Sound to Jackson benefit concert for MIND Center02/16/2016
Physician moms find solace, support from their own Facebook group02/18/2016
Parents’ endowment keeps compassionate doctor’s work alive02/18/2016
SHRP’s Taylor recognized for diversity efforts02/22/2016
Clinical trial turns up the heat on uterine fibroids02/22/2016
Meeting of the minds: UMMC goes to Mississippi Academy of Sciences02/25/2016
Nurses needed to fulfill calling at Medical Center02/25/2016
Pediatric trainees, legislators share information during AAP Capitol Day02/25/2016
Radiothon to tell Children's Hospital stories, encourage donations02/29/2016
UMMC hears hospital patients' voices through survey02/29/2016
'Affluent Affair' is roaring '20s success02/29/2016
March 2016
Dermatology residents 'knock out' plans for patient harm prevention03/03/2016
LED conversion enlightens UMMC campus03/03/2016
State health officer, UMMC alum reaps prominent AMA award03/03/2016
Synergy Science: Intercampus collaboration strengthens discovery enterprise03/03/2016
VC named head of medical school-accrediting body03/07/2016
Research Day brings together campuses, ideas03/07/2016
Radiothon broadcasts #WeAreFamily message, nets more than $440K03/07/2016
Earning an M.D. is their M.O.03/10/2016
Electronic health records exchange win-win for UMMC, Medicaid patients03/10/2016
Day care screenings only a click away with telehealth project03/10/2016
People of the U: Jeff Neal03/10/2016
CMO Henderson’s quality quest leads to national honor03/14/2016
Colorectal screening takes big inflatable turn03/14/2016
Match Day summons moments of inspiration, insight that led students here03/17/2016
Risky business: UMMC, Jackson Heart Study test CVD models03/17/2016
Clinical trials result in more, better cancer therapies03/17/2016
Bucket brigade sweeps city to haul in Batson donations03/21/2016
Gibbons: funding the future makes disease history03/21/2016
UMMC surgeons' goal: limb salvage, not amputation03/24/2016
Exercise helps agencies coordinate thunderous response to WMD threats03/24/2016
Acid reflux procedure eases years of pain03/28/2016
People of the U: Dr. Lishia Lee and Dr. Josie Bidwell03/28/2016
‘Capacity alert’ plan coordinates best use of hospital beds03/28/2016
Gov. Bryant, UMMC mark highpoint in School of Medicine construction03/28/2016
OT assists students in the occupation of learning03/31/2016
Granger garners SEC faculty award03/31/2016
New technology makes it harder for cancer to hide03/31/2016
April 2016
UMMC expands AirCare helicopter service with northern Mississippi base04/01/2016
People of the U: Dr. Satya Packianathan04/04/2016
Zippity Doo Dah Weekend raises funds, fights cancer04/04/2016
UMMC employees step out for National Walking Day04/04/2016
SHRP Alumnus of the Year's passion: good oral health04/07/2016
Story of mended heart calls attention to March of Dimes event04/07/2016
First father, then son: Heart transplants give family second chances04/11/2016
Sherard Shaw Foundation gives inaugural gift to Children’s Cancer Center04/11/2016
Vitter champions inter-campus teamwork in inaugural meeting with faculty04/11/2016
School of Dentistry's future decisively positive with Felton at helm04/14/2016
SON alum Bidwell honored for focus on healthy living, engagement04/14/2016
Winning ways help elevate Jordan Morgan to Champion status04/14/2016
Legacy Lap unites transplant recipients, donor families04/15/2016
Cultivating leaders: Beech chosen ACE Fellow04/18/2016
Friends' Over the Edge goes over the top04/18/2016
Donor families, transplant patients share legacies of life04/18/2016
One patent, many applications04/21/2016
Medical Center denizens enlarge, enrich blogosphere04/21/2016
People of the U: Dr. John Speca04/21/2016
UMMC to create new School of Population Health04/21/2016
In a medical emergency, hospitals urge, dial 911 to avoid Saturday stadium traffic snarl04/21/2016
Expanded UMMC-MSU partnership tackles health disparities04/25/2016
$100M Children’s of Mississippi campaign starts with $10M Sanderson gift04/25/2016
Norman Nelson, longest-serving vice chancellor, dies at 8604/25/2016
Going above, beyond and to the landfill for patient care04/28/2016
Neuroscience Institute: Mind on the brain04/28/2016
Observance honors students’ 'first patients'04/28/2016
May 2016
Brian Wilson plays to ‘Shut Down’ Alzheimer’s05/02/2016
Advocacy a priority for dentistry Alumnus of the Year05/02/2016
National observances salute nurses and all Medical Center employees05/02/2016
Advocacy a priority for dentistry Alumnus of the Year05/02/2016
Jones’ 'Last Lecture': put patients, compassion first05/05/2016
New heights for UMMC research come with 'topping out'05/05/2016
Alumna returns 37 years later to bestow gift for future nurses05/09/2016
Day at the Derby unites transplant community, recipients05/09/2016
Behavioral health gets interprofessional at clinical skills assessment center05/12/2016
When man’s heart stops, pediatric emergency team is adult-friendly05/12/2016
Alumna turned assistant professor brings home TEACH Prize05/12/2016
COMPAREing stories, conquering fibroids05/16/2016
New pediatric neurophysiology lab offers child-centered care05/16/2016
AirCare 3 increases critical care access for north Mississippi05/19/2016
Patients receiving promising melanoma therapy closer to home05/19/2016
#UMMCGrad16: 'Can’t Block This' grad from success05/19/2016
#UMMCGrad16: Lyles, Clifton to be vocal pharmacy advocates05/19/2016
#UMMCGrad16: Nursing graduate moves forward with a purpose05/23/2016
#UMMCGrad16: PT graduate bridges culture, generation gap05/23/2016
Taking account of population health05/23/2016
Tackling sports injuries quickly key to recovery, UMMC experts tell coaches05/23/2016
Cancer patient gets Dream vacation05/26/2016
Clinic provides swift pain relief for sickle cell patients05/26/2016
#UMMCGrad16: Med school grad’s heritage, achievements food for thought05/26/2016
#UMMCGrad16: Third time’s the charm for SOD graduate05/26/2016
UMMC confers record number of degrees four years running05/27/2016
June 2016
Commencement marks end of era for cytotechnology program06/06/2016
Make no mistake, error prevention deadline approaches06/06/2016
New neonatal suite, simulation area give babies best possible start06/06/2016
American Heart Association infant CPR kits a gift of life06/13/2016
‘Mississippi Baby’ case offers clues in battle against HIV06/13/2016
Tan not worth melanoma, survivor says06/13/2016
The Gift of a Generous Heart: Clinton native’s estate benefits Children’s Hospital06/16/2016
Don’t fall prey to slips and trips06/20/2016
Pre-Mat should issue spoiler alert for new dental, medical students06/20/2016
The renal cost of tobacco06/20/2016
#AskTheHIVDoc campaign taps Mena’s STD expertise06/27/2016
FIXing genes: a first at UMMC06/27/2016
New pediatric clinic: Simple solution to coordinate complex cases06/27/2016
People of the U: Nate Hughes06/27/2016
July 2016
New addiction training collaboration benefits patients, psych residents07/05/2016
Summer program serves up food for thought07/05/2016
UMMC among "Most Wired" health-care facilities07/08/2016
"Queen of GME" reduces hours, but not commitment07/11/2016
Survey seeks employee feedback on workplace engagement, culture of safety07/11/2016
DIS nurses get technical about health care07/18/2016
UMMC telemental and behavioral health programs among nation’s best07/18/2016
UMMC to pay penalty related to laptop disappearance07/22/2016
UMMC neurologists harvest low-intensity electric field to fight brain cancer07/25/2016
August 2016
From Mississippi Medicine: Blistering rates of physician burnout ignite search for answers08/01/2016
Research finding: Over-the-water rope tree swings fraught with danger08/01/2016
Walmart gift makes it Christmas in July at Batson08/01/2016
Patient makes UMMC history as oldest TAVR recipient08/08/2016
Prostate screening guideline change overlooks one population's needs08/08/2016
SOD alumna, high school classmates tell desegregation story08/08/2016
Friends of Children's Hospital pledges $20 million to capital campaign08/09/2016
Argentina 'door to Olympics' for UMMC couple08/15/2016
Entering medical students urged to wear their hearts on their coats08/15/2016
SPARK ignites autism research08/15/2016
Big problem, bigger award: NIH funds UMMC obesity research08/18/2016
Prominent physicians feted for their ‘passion,’ ‘spirit’08/18/2016
UMMC’s ‘veteran’ scholars reveal institutional secrets for incoming students08/18/2016
From alphabet to algebra, lessons come to Batson patients08/22/2016
Mission work is medicine for Zika fears08/22/2016
CMN Champion’s big rig ride revs up excitement for Walmart drive08/25/2016
Gift of friendship, gift of life08/25/2016
New wellness center empowers students to take care of mind, body08/25/2016
Enchanted Evening gala celebrates state, raises funds for Children’s Hospital08/29/2016
Patients benefit from GI testing technology enhancements08/29/2016
September 2016
Dale’s goal: Cure childhood cancers09/01/2016
Group meeting provides heartfelt support09/01/2016
Eli, Abby Manning pledge $1M to Children's of Mississippi's 'Growing' capital campaign09/06/2016
Mike Espy, Edelman lecturer: U.S. food policy is not health policy09/08/2016
People of the U: Robyn MacSorley09/08/2016
RESULTS-driven students unite against poverty09/12/2016
UMMC enrollment strong as campus construction surges09/12/2016
Friday football injury clinic a game-changer09/12/2016
LGBTQ rights champion describes victories, defeats, to Gay-Straight Alliance09/15/2016
Student on mend despite six-month coma, mystery disease09/15/2016
People of the U: Clint Sistrunk09/19/2016
New FASD diagnosis guidelines key to early intervention09/19/2016
UMMC Grenada imaging center eases mammography fears09/19/2016
Newest school on UMMC campus named for longtime supporter09/19/2016
$1.9M NIH grant to fund research in children's health at UMMC09/21/2016
$2M grant to fund 'first hands' communication, medical skills training09/22/2016
Fellowship's focus: long-term health-care quality09/26/2016
Prediction tool helps control pressure injuries09/26/2016
CF journey traveled one bead at a time09/29/2016
For some, transplant best liver cancer therapy09/29/2016
Student talks telehealth, nursing in the DPRK09/29/2016
October 2016
People of the U: Nate Davis10/03/2016
UMMC telehealth enters next chapter of remote patient monitoring10/03/2016
Better images, less radiation: Children’s of Mississippi adds EOS10/03/2016
Breast reconstruction technique offers tummy tuck, too10/06/2016
Trauma first target for Neuroscience Institute10/06/2016
Championship spectators to get warm Children’s of Mississippi welcome10/10/2016
Short minutes spent on survey could equal long-term progress10/10/2016
On the midway, pick your poison and plan your portions10/10/2016
Engineering the future of medicine10/13/2016
New program places dental students in rural communities10/13/2016
Being nice, knowledgeable key to giving patients a good experience10/13/2016
AAP president: Pediatric screenings help alleviate poverty10/17/2016
Image-ine that: Married radiologists begin careers at UMMC Grenada10/17/2016
IDEAS, clinical trials come to MIND Center10/20/2016
Medical student makes pledge to new profession, new country10/20/2016
Handmade, heartfelt: Groups stitch with love for Batson patients10/24/2016
VAD program expansion saving more lives10/24/2016
Adult hospitals CEO's goal: Make a difference for those we serve10/27/2016
Comedy, pro golfers, hospital visits all part of championship week10/27/2016
Psychiatry program harbors homeless, uninsured10/27/2016
Patient-athlete among those greeting Sanderson Farms Championship fans10/31/2016
M.D./Ph.D. program trains physician-scientists of tomorrow10/31/2016
Scholarship commemorates 'great surgeon, dear friend'10/31/2016
November 2016
New chief builds framework for diversity, inclusion11/03/2016
Unique surgery gives Mississippi man second chance11/03/2016
Cochlear implant enhances adult patient's quality of life11/07/2016
SGSHS distinguished alum shows public health passion11/07/2016
UMMC, MIND Center announce $10 million Ford Foundation gift11/07/2016
Record numbers earn 2016 Excellence in Research Awards11/10/2016
100-Day Workout fixes issues weighing down health system11/10/2016
IMPLICIT training to boost healthy births by reaching moms before pregnancy11/14/2016
OpenNotes promotes transparency in medical records11/14/2016
Practice makes pitch perfect11/14/2016
Hospitalist’s devotion to patients key to national accolade11/17/2016
Jackson Heart Study dives into genetics of disease11/17/2016
Flipping out for STEMI11/21/2016
Gifts of life stretch definition of "family" at UMMC’s Wall of Heroes11/21/2016
Merry Miracles radiothon to broadcast from Batson Dec. 111/28/2016
People of the U: Jackie Robinson11/28/2016
Dentistry, dental hygiene students create smiles in Belize11/28/2016
December 2016
Champion of rural health promotes farming fresh veggies, fruits12/01/2016
Down to a science: Base Pair turns 2512/01/2016
Thigpen leaves immeasurable impact on cancer patients, research12/05/2016
Dental community remembers couples lost in crash12/05/2016
UMMC scientists, leaders praise 21st Century Cures Act12/07/2016
UMMC experts hold court on health during Medical Monday12/08/2016
Nursing students lend artistic hand to scout's project12/08/2016
Gift of life: Transplants in 2016 at record high12/12/2016
Employee focus groups to ponder meaning of respect12/12/2016
Sex, drugs and brains: probing the origins of addiction12/15/2016
UMMC access to Medicaid patient health records enhances care12/15/2016
MDWFP officers, Santa wrap up Christmas for Batson12/22/2016
Three generations forge family tradition in medicine12/22/2016
Palliative care has new champion for adults facing serious illness12/29/2016
Top UMMC Stories of 201612/29/2016
People of the U: John Clark Packer12/29/2016