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Children's of Mississippi patient Felton Walker, center, is surrounded by, from left, John Scarborough; Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan B. Thames Chair and professor of pediatrics; father Chip Walker; mother Liz Walker; Children's of Mississippi CEO Dr. Guy Giesecke; child life manager Cara Williams; and Mary Beth Addington, UMMC clinical operations and special projects manager.

Eagle Scout project unites families at Children’s of Mississippi

Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Felton Walker built two wooden benches that will sit by a memorial to the child of John and Jeanne Scarbrough, Hudson. The Walkers and Scarbroughs forged a friendship following their families’ health journeys. Read More

Members of the second cohort of Bower scholars include, standing, from left, Wendy Sasser, Stephanie Langston, James Davion, Jeremy Nowell, Noah Holcomb, Kimberly Roland; and, seated, from left, Shannon Blailock, Jessica Cagle, Stephanie Childress and Angela Cooper.

Bower Foundation MSN graduates educating next generation of nurses

Monday, May 20, 2024

Building a Stronger Future for Nursing in Mississippi, funded by a $3.8 million grant from the Bower Foundation, has graduates who are now nursing educators. The project provided scholarships and stipends for registered nurses to earn their MSN degrees at the UMMC School of Nursing. Read More

Listen and engage: Stray delivers ‘Last Lecture’

Being relatable comes easy for Dr. Stephen Stray – listen to others when they speak and treat them with respect. He shared life lessons tinged with stories of humble beginnings during delivery of the 2024 Last Lecture.

Published on Monday, April 22, 2024

SHRP recognizes Alumnus of the Year, Early Career Achievement award winners

The School of Health Related Professions has named Dr. Shannon Singletary as its 2024 Alumnus of the Year and Dr. Britney Reulet as its Early Career Achievement Award winner.

Published on Monday, April 8, 2024

Mississippi Miracles Radiothon raises $335,981 for state’s only children’s hospital

Two days of marathon radio broadcasts added up to support for Children’s of Mississippi from around the state. For on-air personalities, the Mississippi Miracles Radiothon is a labor of love they look forward to each year.

Published on Monday, March 4, 2024

A leap of faith: Mississippi Miracles Radiothon starts Feb. 29

The 23rd annual Mississippi Miracles Radiothon will feature two 12-hour days of broadcasting from the BankPlus Community Room of the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi. The event has raised more than $8 million for Children’s of Mississippi since 2001.

Published on Monday, February 26, 2024

School of Nursing opens food pantry

Published on Monday, February 5, 2024

2024 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion Ava Clarke Edney celebrating differences

Published on Monday, February 5, 2024

Dental Mission Week brings big smiles to Mississippians

Published on Monday, February 5, 2024

Flight attendant’s final pass down the aisle good for $1.8M for Manning Family fund

Published on Tuesday, January 16, 2024

Student Benevolence Fund to help students in crisis stay on track

Published on Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Photos: UMMC’s holiday season is happy and bright

Published on Tuesday, December 26, 2023

Sanderson Farms Championship host organization donates $1M to benefit Children’s of Mississippi

Published on Tuesday, December 12, 2023

MIND Center launches campaign to fund new centralized clinic

Published on Monday, December 11, 2023

Photos: Holiday surprises brighten season for patients

Published on Monday, December 11, 2023

Weather doesn’t dampen Winter Wonderland

Published on Monday, December 4, 2023

Children’s of Mississippi Annual Holiday Giving Drive is Dec. 13-15

Published on Monday, November 27, 2023

Hogs for the Cause announces $1.5M gift for new oncology space at Children’s of Mississippi

Published on Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Graduate School honors two distinguished alumni for first time

Published on Monday, October 23, 2023

Photos: Sanderson Farms Championship a win for Children’s of Mississippi

Published on Monday, October 9, 2023

$5M hand surgery gift creating the Jabaley-Songcharoen Center, Songcharoen Chair at UMMC

Published on Monday, October 2, 2023

Partnership boosts early childhood development with books

Published on Monday, October 2, 2023

BankPlus program adds up to more than $4M for Children’s of Mississippi

Published on Monday, August 28, 2023

P&W Financial Group Announces a $2 Million Planned Donation

Published on Thursday, August 10, 2023

They ‘made our profession better’: Hall of Fame pays homage to distinguished physicians

Published on Monday, July 31, 2023