2017

News Archive from UMMC in 2017

January 2017
New SHRP faculty digs big data01/05/2017
UMMC makes the most of research money01/05/2017
UMMC earns human research accreditation01/09/2017
New guidelines call for more non-opioid pain relievers01/09/2017
Prognosis good for Gov. William Winter following fall, head injury01/09/2017
Sanderson Farms Championship donation to Friends of Children's Hospital sets record01/10/2017
Ruckdeschel brings problem-solving skills to state’s cancer puzzle01/12/2017
No getting ‘round it: Employee voices need to be heard01/12/2017
Ruckdeschel takes lead role in UMMC’s cancer fight01/17/2017
Specialty care closer to coast families thanks to Children's of Mississippi01/18/2017
New neonatal ambulance commissioned for life-saving work01/19/2017
Federal grant fuels first responder training01/23/2017
Pediatrician’s healing touch transcends miles to war-torn Syrian homeland01/26/2017
New health risk assessment further gauges employee wellness interests01/26/2017
Dental students follow in families' footsteps for 'Best Job'01/30/2017
UMMC, partners unite to screen women for cancer01/30/2017
February 2017
Higher cervical cancer death rates equal bigger need for screening, HPV vaccines02/01/2017
Volunteers help Scouts be 'Always Prepared'02/02/2017
Career fair ignites opportunities for nursing students02/02/2017
‘Little Hats’ raise awareness of big cause: healthy hearts02/06/2017
UMMC gastro, endoscopy services to get new off-campus home02/06/2017
NFL selects Manning as Man of the Year co-winner02/06/2017
Dental Mission Week participants care for state’s underserved02/09/2017
Sickle cell trait could alter diabetes test results02/09/2017
These RNs have nursing careers as doctors02/09/2017
Mentors aid in career advancement, networking opportunities02/13/2017
Researcher’s goal: Find the best chemo for each patient02/16/2017
2003 SOD graduate named Dental Alumnus of the Year02/16/2017
Increased testing, awareness make ground in HIV infection battle02/16/2017
Value Analysis promotes culture of savings, efficiency02/20/2017
Facebook group debuts just for People of the U02/20/2017
Does an 'app' a day keep the medical textbook away? Not yet02/20/2017
Students sink teeth into dental research02/23/2017
End to cancer treatment rings true for Yazoo City native02/23/2017
It's 'all hands on deck' at the UM School of Dentistry for Give Kids A Smile02/24/2017
Dental Hygiene move promotes interprofessional education02/27/2017
New heart surgery leader put gloves on right after Batson arrival02/27/2017
March 2017
Coffee, conversation connect international community03/02/2017
School of Nursing earns Governor's Award for JPS partnership03/02/2017
Home visits help babies transition from NICU03/02/2017
Group wants Mississippians to #GetScreened4Dak03/06/2017
People of the U: Adam Dungey03/06/2017
Students self-prescribe healing language in Spanish, French03/09/2017
Improved family time among CAY interaction therapy goals03/09/2017
Dr. Sasser goes to Washington03/13/2017
Epic’s vital sign capture saves caregiver time03/13/2017
Thankful Triplett siblings make $1 million gift to children's campaign03/16/2017
UMMC financial action plan addresses revenue shortfall03/16/2017
People of the U: Camille Richards03/20/2017
Game, set, Match Day: big finish for med students’ hopes03/20/2017
Researcher’s goal: Putting an end to diabetes epidemic03/23/2017
Texas surgeon breaks silence on racial disparities03/23/2017
Whack a hacker before they sink your security03/23/2017
Bailey is SHRP pick for alumna of the year03/27/2017
UMMC philanthropist among Children’s of Mississippi campaign supporters03/27/2017
Learning through play part of Doctors’ Day celebration03/27/2017
SNDA Impressions Program courts prospective dental students03/27/2017
Advanced nursing programs meet provider shortage head-on03/30/2017
April 2017
AirCare trio is cornerstone of UMMC’s medical air transport04/03/2017
WHO: more drugs, fewer superbugs04/03/2017
New study: More Americans are giving up on losing weight04/06/2017
School of Nursing faculty named alumna of the year04/06/2017
Emotional health, not just physical fitness, necessary for wellness04/06/2017
School of Nursing faculty named alumna of the year04/06/2017
Cancer diagnosis creates challenge for expectant mother04/10/2017
Dermatologist, native son returns to rural roots04/10/2017
Learn resiliency to handle life’s stresses04/13/2017
People of the U: Carrie Dean04/13/2017
Rare procedure splits donor liver between two women04/13/2017
Legacy Lap honors those who gave gift of life04/17/2017
M.D. brings health care perspective to CIO/CMIO roles04/17/2017
Grenada's The Viper Room safe zone for solving problems, conflict04/17/2017
Respect, compassion key to religion in workplace04/20/2017
Study: healthy heart now, healthy brain later04/20/2017
Cancer screening deemed life-changing for Brandon woman04/24/2017
Electrical device eases gastroparesis symptoms04/27/2017
Jackson Heart Study names Sims chief science officer04/27/2017
May 2017
Learn more about UMMC with monthly CONSULT05/01/2017
'100-day Workout' puts employee input into action05/04/2017
Ingram shares life lessons during Last Lecture05/04/2017
National shortage spurs new histotechnology program in SHRP05/04/2017
UNACARE Mobile Clinic to take health care directly to Midtown patients05/05/2017
Longtime Grenada nurse reflects on lifetime of nursing05/08/2017
UMMC evaluates options to memorialize asylum patients buried on campus05/09/2017
Code You: chaplains, colleagues help UMMC's healers find healing05/11/2017
Med school latecomer defies doubters, wins TEACH Prize05/11/2017
Great patient experience requires patient-centered care05/15/2017
Interpreter-patient relationship translates into trust05/15/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Lockhart’s patients can expect compassionate care with a smile05/18/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Sollis goes from cheerleader to leader in School of Pharmacy05/18/2017
EversCare seeks root causes of illness in children05/18/2017
#UMMCGrad17: DeRussy takes M.D./Ph.D. path to pathology05/22/2017
At Batson Hospital’s 20th anniversary, Children’s of Mississippi reaching to future with construction05/22/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Milan overcomes odds through determination05/22/2017
Burnout chatter kindles task force action05/25/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Moore adopts full-court press towards peds career05/25/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Gray brothers carry on family tradition05/25/2017
UMMC confers record number of degrees five years running05/26/2017
Junior League shows support with $400,000 gift to Children's of Mississippi campaign05/30/2017
June 2017
Tools of the trade help mid-career women faculty advance06/01/2017
UMMC surgeons share transplant insight with rural students for international stage06/01/2017
ARIC celebrates 30 years of community, research06/05/2017
State-of-the-art ambulances boost UMMC Grenada’s fleet06/05/2017
Federal grant to support Belzoni after-hours clinic06/08/2017
Farm-fresh fruits and veggies on sale Thursday06/19/2017
Psychologist, neurologist offer state’s only multidisciplinary Tourette’s clinic06/19/2017
Woodward wields national influence as accreditation chief06/19/2017
UMMC staff receive service recognition06/19/2017
NIH taps neurobiology chair for study section post; pathology residents cop research honors06/19/2017
Doobie Brothers to play concert benefitting MIND Center06/26/2017
Rayner's 'wonderful life' inspires $1M scholarship06/26/2017
Surgery uses body's own fat to reconstruct cancer survivor's breasts06/26/2017
GWIMS honors women faculty achievements with new awards06/26/2017
UMMC's revamped website to cancel July 3 eCV06/26/2017
UMMC Recognition 6/2606/26/2017
Retiree ceremony, visiting lectures top upcoming events list06/26/2017
Nursing professor, instructor join UMMC faculty06/26/2017
July 2017
People of the U: Miles Backstrom07/07/2017
Opinion survey puts faculty in poll position07/10/2017
Promotion and tenure07/10/2017
Video: Miss Mississippi gets creative in first visit with Batson patients07/10/2017
Surveys seek frank feedback from employees on workplace, safety07/17/2017
Madison teen puts coloring books, local artist’s work, into patients’ hands07/17/2017
Fitch-Swiney gift establishes Schools of Medicine, Nursing scholarship07/17/2017
Decades go by, yet child hunger and poverty endure in the Delta07/17/2017
School of Nursing delivers care to Delta children most in need07/17/2017
UMMC’s sophisticated lab identifies most baffling opioids, street drugs07/24/2017
Perinatal center to boost basic, clinical research07/24/2017
Health care provider visit just clicks away with UMMC telehealth benefit07/24/2017
Video: Bulldogs, Eagles team up to cheer on Batson patients07/24/2017
Math, medicine converge with HumMod07/31/2017
People of the U: Dr. LaToya Mason Bolden07/31/2017
People of the U: Dr. LaToya Mason Bolden07/31/2017
August 2017
UMMC Telehealth to offer mental health services to McComb district students08/02/2017
Dedication of new medical school building bodes well for health care's future08/04/2017
Medical school's legacy is a roadmap to a healthier Mississippi08/07/2017
Creation of ’55 medical school due to spine-tingling courage08/07/2017
Video: Medical school's legacy is a roadmap to a healthier Mississippi08/07/2017
Dermatology residency partnership addresses rural specialty needs08/14/2017
‘Stubborn,’ ‘grateful,’ ‘humbled:’ Six medical school alumni lionized08/14/2017
Photos: A new year in building a healthier Mississippi08/14/2017
Mena, expert panel champion first-ever MSM care standard08/18/2017
Portraits unveiled for two big-picture leaders08/21/2017
UMMC adopts education innovation with digital credentialing08/21/2017
Trauma training helps rural providers save lives08/24/2017
Junior League of Jackson’s efforts for UMMC span decades08/24/2017
Perfect score has UMMC covered08/24/2017
ASB welcomes first president from the School of Nursing08/28/2017
Enchanted evening boosts Children’s campaign target08/28/2017
Future UMMC campus growth? There's a plan for that08/28/2017
UMMC Community Care Clinic improves health care access in Belzoni area08/29/2017
Belzoni after-hours clinic fills gap in health care access08/31/2017
UMMC patients joining effort to aid health research08/31/2017
September 2017
Discovery awaits with record research funding09/07/2017
Cancer Institute researcher, lab receive international recognition09/07/2017
With all 'D.O.' respect, osteopathy navigates medicine’s mainstream09/07/2017
Children’s of Mississippi Hattiesburg clinic brings specialty care closer to home09/11/2017
Occupational therapy program transitions to doctorate09/11/2017
UMMC joins national All of Us precision medicine study09/11/2017
Pancreas-kidney transplant ends years of suffering for Delta resident09/14/2017
Monthly parenting talks to be served up with dinner, child care09/14/2017
Clinical research advances with UMMC, Mayo Clinic agreement09/14/2017
Doobie Brothers fans ‘Listen to the Music’ for MIND Center09/18/2017
Tradition of strong Friends leadership continues with new board chair09/18/2017
Pipeline, enrichment program plants seeds of clout09/18/2017
People of the U: Anita Vanderford and Paige Robinson09/21/2017
Hope Lodge to help patients focus less on details, more on beating cancer09/21/2017
UMMC, MSU $10.5M grant collaboration takes aim at early childhood health09/21/2017
Clinical Investigation program trains doctors for research09/25/2017
Cross threshold, wash hands to protect patients, caregivers09/25/2017
Photos: Mississippi Children's Museum Day blast off at Batson09/28/2017
UMMC part of national research aimed at eliminating child hunger09/28/2017
AAMC diversity leader champions inclusion excellence09/28/2017
October 2017
Baby-friendly status signals optimal mother-newborn care10/02/2017
Study: Single clinic visit can help thwart HIV infection spread10/02/2017
Occupational therapy students 'rock' NICU volunteer program10/04/2017
Growing up with care at UMMC means smooth transition to adult clinics10/05/2017
UMMC earns national Telehealth Center of Excellence designation10/05/2017
Triathlon study cautions racers of risks10/09/2017
Employment engagement survey: You spoke, and you were heard10/09/2017
Video: Lanier Lady Bulldogs score with UMMC assist10/09/2017
How tenuous is tenure? Takers, non-takers weigh in10/12/2017
AirCare expansion lands at Greenwood base10/12/2017
Nursing student strives for inclusive health10/12/2017
Bone marrow recipient encourages registry donors10/16/2017
Critzes' gift, professorships honor Millers' legacy of care10/16/2017
People of the U: Deepti Patki10/16/2017
'Kid Captains,' MSU, Ole Miss prove winning combination10/19/2017
Video: The sound of Alzheimer's Stories10/19/2017
Biomedical Sciences program experiences rapid growth10/19/2017
Mass casualty exercise tests emergency, MED-COM readiness10/23/2017
Continuing education director no new recruit10/23/2017
Photos: Sanderson Farms Championship celebrities swing by Batson10/26/2017
UMMC gives visiting students clinical experiences key to their training10/26/2017
Video: Pumpkins serve as M1s' next patients10/26/2017
SGSHS Research Day highlights trainees, Distinguished Alumnus10/30/2017
Sanderson Farms Championship scores for Children’s of Mississippi10/30/2017
November 2017
Gamma Knife offers noninvasive care for brain tumors11/02/2017
Grant seeks to shore up dental faculty numbers11/02/2017
UMMC's first Norwood Procedure patient happy, healthy11/02/2017
Streamlined process makes SHRP P&T more transparent11/06/2017
Caregivers provide crucial, intimate element of medical care11/06/2017
Population health: big data, big solutions11/09/2017
Accreditation visit 'Joint' patient safety effort11/09/2017
Screening, early detection make lung cancer ‘highly curable’11/09/2017
New UMMC research building to promote 'discovery to recovery'11/10/2017
Video: New UMMC research building promotes 'discovery to recovery'11/13/2017
Awards recognize faculty achievements in research11/13/2017
From the ER to the lab, Summers' career adds up11/13/2017
UM to debut Flagship Constellations Friday11/15/2017
For UMMC’s top volunteers, it’s all about relationships11/16/2017
Alcohol assessment treatment averts severe drinking problems11/16/2017
Junior League of Jackson commitment to Children's Campaign reaches $1M11/17/2017
Reason for thanks: $1M Junior League commitment to Children’s Campaign11/20/2017
Stars align for Flagship Constellations11/20/2017
Neurobiology chair elected AAAS Fellow11/20/2017