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Ivory Bogan proudly displays his nine service pins, representing each successive five years of service to the Medical Center.

Retiring facilities executive accentuates the positive during 47-year career

Monday, June 24, 2019

For the better part of five decades, Ivory Bogan could be found in the Division of Physical Facilities sharing his knowledge and leading by positive example. During his last remaining days on the job, the executive director of facilities management recounted the vast growth of the institution, the motivation behind his legendary "can-do" attitude and the six leaders for whom he has served. Read More

During a recent visit to the Medical Center, Wayne Lee and John Lee examine historical documents related to the asylum that had housed their grandfather, John Benedict Whitfill.

Descendants of asylum patients to share stories at archival event

Monday, June 24, 2019

An asylum once located on the grounds of the University of Mississippi Medical Center has long since vanished, but the stories of the patients committed there will not. “Descendant Outreach and Archival Preservation Days,” a two-day event at UMMC July 19-20, honors those lives by ensuring that their stories endure. Read More

School of Dentistry opens state-of-the-art technology center for students

Students at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry will now be able to treat patients in a high-tech setting with the latest dental equipment on the market. The technology center is made possible by the Center for Research and Education in Technology, Inc., whose members donated the equipment, and Regions, which supported the renovations.

Published on Friday, June 21, 2019

Maternal Fetal Medicine brings care team together for mothers, babies

Mothers and babies facing health risks have UMMC experts by their side. Through the Center for Maternal and Fetal Care, experts across disciplines work as a team to provide mothers with a healthy birthing experience and babies with the care they need to have their best start in life.

Published on Monday, June 17, 2019

First tooth controls where and when the rest come in

What causes teeth to form two neat rows? According to a paper published by a UMMC faculty member, the first tooth sends messages that guide the formation of the rest of the dental row. Conducted in zebrafish, the research may help scientists understand tooth development in other species, including humans.

Published on Monday, June 17, 2019

Capital Ortho to serve as UMMC resident training facility

Orthopaedics residents at UMMC treat many complex cases routinely seen at trauma centers, but after completing their education, the residents often go into private practice. A new relationship between UMMC and Capital Ortho will provide residents the opportunity for private-practice-based residency training that will include surgery to repair more common orthopaedic injuries and disorders.

Published on Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Visual management boards give frontline staff care solutions forum

Published on Monday, June 10, 2019

Photos: Colorful sigs make patients, providers part of peds expansion

Published on Monday, June 10, 2019

New award celebrates UMMC employees’ excellence

Published on Monday, June 3, 2019

New chaplain position helps SOM students develop holistic care approach

Published on Monday, June 3, 2019

‘Before her time:’ Former interim CEO leaves lasting impact on UMMC

Published on Monday, June 3, 2019

Illness keeps rad sciences student from Commencement, not graduation

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019

Study seeks to understand RURAL residents' health challenges

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: Graduates to touch lives through healing arts

Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: From cafeteria worker to dentist, Alper Coban stands out for work ethic and research experience

Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019

Project SEARCH grads ready to work at UMMC, in community

Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: Pharmacy class president to PGY1, Elizabeth Hearn continues growth at UMMC

Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: First SOPH grads dig into data

Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019

Photos: Gurney racers gun for Golden Stethoscope

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: Nigeria-born SON graduate hopes to open pediatric clinic in home country

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: MHS Program bolsters flight nurse’s career opportunities

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

10 years and counting: AirCare2 celebrates anniversary in east-central Mississippi

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: SGSHS student says 'yes' to selfless excellence

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: Powell's resume includes CNN, GMA, ABC – and now, M.D.

Published on Thursday, May 16, 2019