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Robinson to lead CCRI clinical trials program

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Dr. William Russel “Rusty” Robinson has joined the University of Mississippi Medical Center Cancer Center and Research Institute as a professor in gynecologic oncology and hematology/oncology and to lead its cancer clinical trials program. Read More

Dr. Jason Griggs, second from right, receives a cash award while, from left, Robert Leard of Regions, Dr. LouAnn Woodward and Dr. David Felton look on during the Regions Bank TEACH Prize presentation.

Biomedical Materials Science chair earns top educator honor

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Even though Dr. Jason Griggs came from a family of educators, teaching wasn't originally his passion. But 22 years in academia and a lot of effort changed that. Read More

UMMC tests 15,000 for COVID-19, expands testing to other groups

As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued, the Medical Center has increased its testing capabilities several-fold in the last two months. Now, UMMC is also testing residents and employees of the state's long-term care facilities.

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Heart failure admissions plummet – is the pandemic to blame?

When the number of heart failure hospitalizations at the Medical Center sank sharply this spring, a cadre of concerned physicians, mostly from UMMC, investigated. Their findings, published in a medical journal this month, finger a likely offender – the one spreading health care havoc here and across the world.

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: New SOPH grad to tackle social health disparities

As a clinical pharmacist, Erika Webster gets to know her patients personally. She sees firsthand the challenges that can undermine their ability to manage chronic diseases. Lessons she's learned from the John D. Bower School of Population Health will give Webster the tools to help her patients live their healthiest lives.

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: Pharmacy grads Fizer, Washington got start at Murrah

Andrea Washington and Brianca Fizer have graduated from the School of Pharmacy just across Woodrow Wilson Drive from where their interest in the profession began: Murrah High School. UMMC and Ole Miss have partnered with Murrah and Jackson Public Schools to mentor students through Murrah's Pharmacy Club, launching them into careers.

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: SGSHS graduate motivates herself, others

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

Obstacles can't keep UMMC's Class of 2020 from crossing the finish line

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: SOD grad, leader, advocate steps up during crisis

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: Health Sciences duo proud to be UMMC’s first C2C grads

Published on Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Pilot project becomes mental health CHAMP during pandemic

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: UMMC employee graduates with long-awaited degree

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020

Health System keeps ship steady despite COVID-19's uncharted waters

Published on Monday, May 18, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: Bailey relies on family, fortitude to prevail

Published on Monday, May 11, 2020

New facility improves emergency response, communication

Published on Monday, May 11, 2020

Humanism chapter receives reward for its golden touch

Published on Monday, May 11, 2020

VIDEO: Honoring UMMC's health care heroes, today and always

Published on Monday, May 11, 2020

COVID-19 impacts black communities more heavily, study shows

Published on Thursday, May 7, 2020

Medical Center credits students’ COVID-19 response – in due course

Published on Monday, May 4, 2020

Leading the charge: Jones, Wilson help steer COVID-19 command team

Published on Monday, May 4, 2020

COVID-19 isolation good for public health, worrisome for mental health

Published on Monday, May 4, 2020

SEC Faculty Achievement Award recognizes Jones' accomplishments

Published on Monday, April 27, 2020

Life during COVID-19: It's your story to tell

Published on Monday, April 27, 2020

Medical Center teams' focus: Staying connected while apart

Published on Monday, April 27, 2020

Infectious diseases, prevention team keeps COVID-19 on the run

Published on Friday, April 24, 2020