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May 2017
Longtime Grenada nurse reflects on lifetime of nursing05/08/2017
June 2017
State-of-the-art-ambulances-boost-UMMC-Grenada’s-fleet06/05/2017
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
Rayner's 'wonderful life' inspires $1M scholarship06/26/2017
Surgery uses body's own fat to reconstruct cancer survivor's breasts06/26/2017
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
New SHRP faculty digs big data07/03/2017
UMMC earns human research accreditation07/03/2017
New guidelines call for more non-opioid pain relievers07/03/2017
Prognosis good for Gov. William Winter following fall, head injury07/03/2017
Sanderson Farms Championship donation to Friends of Children's Hospital sets record07/03/2017
Ruckdeschel brings problem-solving skills to state’s cancer puzzle07/03/2017
No getting ‘round it: Employee voices need to be heard07/03/2017
Ruckdeschel takes lead role in UMMC’s cancer fight07/03/2017
Specialty care closer to coast families thanks to Children's of Mississippi07/03/2017
New neonatal ambulance commissioned for life-saving work07/03/2017
Federal grant fuels first responder training07/03/2017
Pediatrician’s healing touch transcends miles to war-torn Syrian homeland07/03/2017
Dental students follow in families' footsteps for 'Best Job'07/03/2017
UMMC, partners unite to screen women for cancer07/03/2017
Higher cervical cancer death rates equal bigger need for screening, HPV vaccines07/03/2017
Volunteers help Scouts be 'Always Prepared'07/03/2017
Career fair ignites opportunities for nursing students07/03/2017
‘Little Hats’ raise awareness of big cause: healthy hearts07/03/2017
UMMC gastro, endoscopy services to get new off-campus home07/03/2017
NFL selects Manning as Man of the Year co-winner07/03/2017
Dental Mission Week participants care for state’s underserved07/03/2017
Sickle cell trait could alter diabetes test results07/03/2017
These RNs have nursing careers as doctors07/03/2017
Mentors aid in career advancement, networking opportunities07/03/2017
Researcher’s goal: Find the best chemo for each patient07/03/2017
2003 SOD graduate named Dental Alumnus of the Year07/03/2017
Increased testing, awareness make ground in HIV infection battle07/03/2017
Value Analysis promotes culture of savings, efficiency07/03/2017
Facebook group debuts just for People of the U07/03/2017
Students sink teeth into dental research07/03/2017
End to cancer treatment rings true for Yazoo City native07/03/2017
It's 'all hands on deck' at the UM School of Dentistry for Give Kids A Smile07/03/2017
Dental Hygiene move promotes interprofessional education07/03/2017
New heart surgery leader put gloves on right after Batson arrival07/03/2017
Coffee, conversation connect international community07/03/2017
School of Nursing earns Governor's Award for JPS partnership07/03/2017
Home visits help babies transition from NICU07/03/2017
Group wants Mississippians to #GetScreened4Dak07/03/2017
People of the U: Adam Dungey07/03/2017
Students self-prescribe healing language in Spanish, French07/03/2017
Improved family time among CAY interaction therapy goals07/03/2017
Dr. Sasser goes to Washington07/03/2017
Epic’s vital sign capture saves caregiver time07/03/2017
Thankful Triplett siblings make $1 million gift to children's campaign07/03/2017
UMMC financial action plan addresses revenue shortfall07/03/2017
People of the U: Camille Richards07/03/2017
Game, set, Match Day: big finish for med students’ hopes07/03/2017
Researcher’s goal: Putting an end to diabetes epidemic07/03/2017
Texas surgeon breaks silence on racial disparities07/03/2017
Whack a hacker before they sink your security07/03/2017
Bailey is SHRP pick for alumna of the year07/03/2017
UMMC philanthropist among Children’s of Mississippi campaign supporters07/03/2017
Learning through play part of Doctors’ Day celebration07/03/2017
SNDA Impressions Program courts prospective dental students07/03/2017
Advanced nursing programs meet provider shortage head-on07/03/2017
AirCare trio is cornerstone of UMMC’s medical air transport07/03/2017
WHO: more drugs, fewer superbugs07/03/2017
New study: More Americans are giving up on losing weight07/03/2017
School of Nursing faculty named alumna of the year07/03/2017
Emotional health, not just physical fitness, necessary for wellness07/03/2017
Cancer diagnosis creates challenge for expectant mother07/03/2017
Dermatologist, native son returns to rural roots07/03/2017
Learn resiliency to handle life’s stresses07/03/2017
People of the U: Carrie Dean07/03/2017
Rare procedure splits donor liver between two women07/03/2017
Legacy Lap honors those who gave gift of life07/03/2017
M.D. brings health care perspective to CIO/CMIO roles07/03/2017
Grenada's The Viper Room safe zone for solving problems, conflict07/03/2017
Respect, compassion key to religion in workplace07/03/2017
Study: healthy heart now, healthy brain later07/03/2017
Cancer screening deemed life-changing for Brandon woman07/03/2017
Electrical device eases gastroparesis symptoms07/03/2017
Jackson Heart Study names Sims chief science officer07/03/2017
Learn more about UMMC with monthly CONSULT07/03/2017
'100-day Workout' puts employee input into action07/03/2017
Ingram shares life lessons during Last Lecture07/03/2017
UNACARE Mobile Clinic to take health care directly to Midtown patients07/03/2017
UMMC evaluates options to memorialize asylum patients buried on campus07/03/2017
Code You: chaplains, colleagues help UMMC's healers find healing07/03/2017
Med school latecomer defies doubters, wins TEACH Prize07/03/2017
Great patient experience requires patient-centered care07/03/2017
Interpreter-patient relationship translates into trust07/03/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Lockhart’s patients can expect compassionate care with a smile07/03/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Sollis goes from cheerleader to leader in School of Pharmacy07/03/2017
EversCare seeks root causes of illness in children07/03/2017
#UMMCGrad17: DeRussy takes M.D./Ph.D. path to pathology07/03/2017
At Batson Hospital’s 20th anniversary, Children’s of Mississippi reaching to future with construction07/03/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Milan overcomes odds through determination07/03/2017
Burnout chatter kindles task force action07/03/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Moore adopts full-court press towards peds career07/03/2017
#UMMCGrad17: Gray brothers carry on family tradition07/03/2017
UMMC confers record number of degrees five years running07/03/2017
Junior League shows support with $400,000 gift to Children's of Mississippi campaign07/03/2017
Tools of the trade help mid-career women faculty advance07/03/2017
UMMC surgeons share transplant insight with rural students for international stage07/03/2017
ARIC celebrates 30 years of community, research07/03/2017
Federal grant to support Belzoni after-hours clinic07/03/2017
Farm-fresh fruits and veggies on sale Thursday07/03/2017
Doobie Brothers to play concert benefitting MIND Center07/03/2017
GWIMS honors women faculty achievements with new awards07/03/2017
UMMC makes the most of research money07/03/2017
New health risk assessment further gauges employee wellness interests07/03/2017
Does an 'app' a day keep the medical textbook away? Not yet07/03/2017
School of Nursing faculty named alumna of the year07/03/2017
National shortage spurs new histotechnology program in SHRP07/03/2017
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
New redesign streamlines navigation, combines umc.edu, ummchealth.com07/10/2017
News Articles07/10/2017
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
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
Elkins to head UMMC hematology-oncology division08/15/2017
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
De Delva selected to lead Cancer Institute’s Thoracic team11/01/2017
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
Tang named CI director of clinical and translational research11/21/2017
In face of tragedy, Louisville family chooses organ donation11/27/2017
Video: Friends decks halls in Batson, Wiser hospitals11/27/2017
Clinical service lines: multiple specialists, one clinic visit11/30/2017
Mississippi native Taylor named pediatrics chair11/30/2017
December 2017
Groundbreaking kicks off construction of $180M pediatrics tower at UMMC12/01/2017
Hospital patients at risk when ill friends, family pay visit12/01/2017
Video: Excitement, confetti fill air during groundbreaking festivities12/04/2017
Photos: Smiling faces, music herald start of construction12/04/2017
Employees coming to work sick put patients in jeopardy12/04/2017
Video: Children’s of Mississippi growth, in our own words12/04/2017
Photos: BankPlus Light A Light shines in new location12/06/2017
New guidelines: lower blood pressure for better health12/07/2017
Wigs help women leap one of cancer’s obstacles12/11/2017
Photos: Winter Storm Benji transforms UMMC campus12/11/2017
UMMC one step closer to high reliability in patient care12/11/2017
O'Donnell's $1M gift to benefit new PICU cardiac wing12/14/2017
Name of admired ophthalmologist McCaa lives on with endowment12/14/2017
After denture course makeover, patients are all smiles12/14/2017
Video: MDWFP officers bring gifts, Santa aboard airboat to Batson12/18/2017
Surprising finding distinguishes med student’s research project12/18/2017
UMMC, Anderson Regional affiliation to enhance health care services in E. Miss.12/19/2017
Novel treatment could protect, rescue damaged kidneys12/28/2017
Housing search a breeze with new website12/28/2017
Former patient and Eagle Scout hopeful helps allay MRI fears12/28/2017