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January 2021
Pandemic brings perseverance, praise-worthy patient care01/04/2021
Scholars program uncovers mystery behind MLS profession01/04/2021
Award lets researchers escalate war on ‘disease that whispers’01/11/2021
Meet two new (robot) staffers in UMMC's COVID-19 testing lab01/11/2021
Indianola mother, baby now home after long COVID-19 battle01/11/2021
Century Club Charities breaks record with Children's donation01/19/2021
Even during pandemic, UMMC Research hits record heights01/19/2021
UMMC's largest Accelerated BSN class answers nursing's call01/19/2021
MIND Center, Alzheimer's MS: 'new chapter' in dementia fight01/19/2021
Coggins' gift bolsters Children's cancer, blood disorders renovation01/25/2021
Federal award allows UMMC to reach more telehealth patients01/25/2021
Study: Diabetes, COVID-19 combo riskier for Blacks, Hispanics01/25/2021
AACN honors D.N.P. director; Former ob-gyn prof leads school01/25/2021
People of the U: Tara Madison01/27/2021
February 2021
Dental care can be critical for kids with complex conditions02/01/2021
Black pastors, docs strive to dispel COVID-19 vaccine doubts02/01/2021
DIS scheduling system champions COVID-19 vaccines02/08/2021
Veterans served their country; now, UMMC's SOD serves them02/08/2021
UMMC gets Huntington's designation; chef earns culinary kudo02/08/2021
People of the U: Doug Craft02/10/2021
UMMC's congenital heart warriors spring from all ages, sizes02/14/2021
Growing Excitement: Campaign for Children's of Mississippi grows toward $100 million goal02/15/2021
UP's Merit Health Madison presence real 'win-win' for patients02/15/2021
COVID-19-linked brain disorder compels victim to tell his story02/15/2021
20th MS Miracles Radiothon to safely broadcast March 3-502/22/2021
New heart, new life: Transplant saves man from death's edge02/22/2021
Jackson Free Clinic dental services now have more 'teeth'02/22/2021
People of the U: Vani Vijayakumar02/25/2021
March 2021
UMMC study: COVID-19 more prevalent in children than thought03/01/2021
The seasonal flu was all but MIA this season. Here’s why03/01/2021
Chain reaction: Living donors speed up transplant process03/01/2021
Make no mistake, culture of safety means zero patient harm03/08/2021
MS Miracles Radiothon airs inspiration, tops last year’s total03/08/2021
Experts solve MIS-C mysteries through clinical care, research03/08/2021
ASRT honors MRI program; SOD students earn research prizes03/08/2021
Second chance at life: Surgeons rebuild cancer patient’s jaw03/15/2021
Nelson Order reveals TEACH finalists; Gov. fetes CAY leader03/15/2021
No ‘Idol’ boast – medical student wins Golden Ticket to Hollywood03/19/2021
Fulbright scholar chooses UMMC Microbiology for fellowship03/22/2021
Match Day 2021 ends medical students’ ‘nerve-racking’ wait03/22/2021
News Articles03/25/2021
Homeless patient care focus of UMMC students' lesson03/29/2021
Facial reanimation surgery offers something to smile about03/29/2021
People of the U: Hieu Vuong03/31/2021
April 2021
Allison Foundation gift nurtures nurses, patients' resilience04/05/2021
Dentures crafted by SOD students something to smile about04/05/2021
People of the U: Melody Longino04/07/2021
Horne reaps kudos for classroom ingenuity, problem-solving04/12/2021
Twice as Bright doubles April gifts to Children's campaign04/12/2021
JFC gives vulnerable patients shot at COVID-19 vaccine04/12/2021
GWIMS honors supporters; grad student earns fellowship04/12/2021
People of the U: Amanda McCullough04/15/2021
Viral reflections: Alumni unravel pandemic's impact on them04/19/2021
Bower Foundation grant funds UMMC-trained nurse educators04/19/2021
Groceries aren’t only 'shot in the arm' offered by EversCare04/26/2021
Bennett’s ‘Last Lecture’ gives final word on caring physician04/26/2021
Medical visionary Dr. Blair E. Batson: Pioneer advances Mississippi pediatric care in 20th Century04/27/2021
May 2021
UMMC Grenada cancer services offer options closer to home05/03/2021
New grant makes real IMPACT on state's rural primary care05/03/2021
Haven't received the COVID-19 vaccine? Here’s why you should05/03/2021
Leaders in philanthropy: Concern for children’s health care at heart of couple’s giving05/06/2021
Hip hip hooray! Employee Appreciation Week salutes workers05/10/2021
#UMMCGrad2021: Asthma, COPD research in AstraZeneca fellowship ahead for pharmacy graduate05/10/2021
#UMMCGrad2021: SOD grad has new assignment: Treating patients in the Navy05/10/2021
ACOG taps ob-gyn chair to lead national women’s health org05/10/2021
ICU recovery clinic speeds patients’ physical, emotional healing05/10/2021
People of the U: Sonia Simpson05/11/2021
UMMC experts: COVID-19 shots good for children 12 and older05/13/2021
#UMMCGrad2021: Biostatistics student on Quest for excellence05/17/2021
#UMMCGrad2021: Critical care at heart for SON graduate05/17/2021
Ceremony honors teaching 'powerhouse,' UMMC educators05/17/2021
Memorial honors those who gifted their bodies to science05/17/2021
Interns SEARCH-ing for jobs learn new skills at UMMC05/24/2021
#UMMCGrad2021: SOM grad’s heart for children shaped by faces of pain05/24/2021
#UMMCGrad2021: Record-keeper to tassel-turner: Registrar secures DHA in hand05/24/2021
Gynecological teaching associates key part of medical ed05/24/2021
#UMMCGrad2021: Innovation abounds for SGSHS graduate05/24/2021
The Power of Play: ‘Work of childhood’ key to coping, care05/26/2021
Cardio-Oncology clinic brings care to outpatients05/26/2021
UMMC graduates persevere despite pandemic-driven disruptions05/28/2021
Professor of medicine, trauma services director, professor emeritus earn accolades05/31/2021
June 2021
Iron Kids blends fitness, food and fun to build healthy habits06/01/2021
People of the U: Dr. Savannah Duckworth06/01/2021
Girl Scouts sew up Bronze Awards with NICU quilting project06/07/2021
SON Alum of the Year: Nurses called to meet challenges of tomorrow06/07/2021
Scan-tastic: Pediatric imaging at Children’s of Mississippi makes CTs and MRIs child-friendly06/11/2021
From visitor to student to faculty, SHRP alum comes full circle06/14/2021
UP physician practice at UMMC gains new leadership06/14/2021
Millions in state funds buoy quest to honor former asylum patients06/14/2021
UMMC's TAVR procedure prowess gets national accolade06/14/2021
‘You Give It, We Bring It’ seeks blood donations to boost supplies in rural MS06/16/2021
Distinguished faculty earn title named for medical school savior06/21/2021
Creative works in Sanderson tower offer inspiration, comfort06/21/2021
Diversity Champions' projects spur institutional change06/21/2021
People of the U: Dashunda Bunton Bailey06/23/2021
Endocrinology director, pharm tech, IM residents garner awards06/28/2021
Sky’s the limit for SHRP’s first OTD graduates06/28/2021
SOD development funds honor faculty, community dentists06/28/2021
UMMC scientists are seq-ing variants to fight COVID-1906/28/2021
July 2021
Peds prof emeritus, ob-gyn fellow earn distinctions07/06/2021
Hurricane on the horizon? MCES, AirCare stand ready07/06/2021
Children’s campaign gets boost from $1M The First gift07/06/2021
UMMC accelerates drive for diversity in health care careers07/06/2021
SON associate dean receives academic leadership laurels07/12/2021
Cold platelets vs. room temp – which stops blood loss better?07/12/2021
New dean’s experience, expectations to shape SOD's future07/12/2021
Q&A: Dr. Anderson Collier07/14/2021
New UMMC COVID-19 vaccination policy puts patient, workforce and student safety first07/15/2021
CHPE head aces certification; dermatology chair garners humanitarian award07/19/2021
Final component makes Workday count for UMMC students07/19/2021
COVID-19 vaccination policy puts patients, families' safety first07/19/2021
SOD honors alums for dedication, passion for teaching07/19/2021
Experts debunk misinformation about vaccine, pregnancy07/19/2021
Phronesis Award recognizes SOM assoc. dean's faculty support07/26/2021
UMMC experts now offer neonatal intensive care at NMMC07/26/2021
Pediatric Research Day showcases work of PReCEP scholars07/26/2021
Nasal antiviral response could determine COVID-19 severity07/26/2021
UPSTART symposium shines spotlight on student research07/26/2021