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Friday, August 23, 2019
The son and niece of a former nursing program coordinator at UMMC have ensured a lasting legacy for their loved one by helping outfit the School of Health Related Professions computer laboratory with chairs and monitor arms. The donation will enhance SHRP students' experience in the relocated lab - and teach a lesson or two in ergonomics, to boot. Read More
Thursday, August 22, 2019
UMMC researchers contributed to a pair of papers published in the Aug. 13 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. While their methods and scope differ, both sets of findings add to the growing body of evidence that controlling blood pressure can preserve brain health later in life. Read More
Oral maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Ignacio Velasco Martinez and representatives from the nerve regeneration and repair company Axogen say they have completed a first in medical literature: successfully reconnecting the two cut ends of a nerve in patient Violet Thompson’s face with an allograft. The procedure was done during a surgery to remove a benign but disfiguring tumor.
Published on Thursday, August 22, 2019
A personal experience with organ donation has given Miss Mississippi Mary Margaret Hyer the inspiration to make the gift of life her platform as she prepares for the Miss America competition. Hyer visited with the transplant team and chatted with patients awaiting a transplant or who received an abdominal organ during an Aug. 8 visit to UMMC.
Published on Monday, August 19, 2019
The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences hosted its first white coat ceremony last Thursday. For 21 incoming Ph.D. students, the school's premier event marked the beginning of their careers as biomedical researchers.
A new location for the CAY with four times as much space as in its old facility will allow pediatric experts to provide care to more children with behavioral and developmental conditions. The new clinic site in northeast Jackson’s Highland Bluff Building will enhance endeavors in research and education that leaders say will result in better outcomes for children and their families.
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