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Friday, August 7, 2020
Dr. Lisa Didion, associate chief medical officer for Children’s of Mississippi and a pediatric hospitalist, shares what the state’s only children’s hospital and its clinics are doing to keep patients and families safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
When COVID-19 reached the University of Mississippi Medical Center's academic halls last spring, each of the seven schools on campus quickly transitioned traditional classrooms to online learning opportunities. While the pandemic continues to ravage the state five months later, the Council of Deans has planned a hybrid approach to educating the state's future health care workforce this fall. Read More
Since coming to America from Zimbabwe at age 14, Dr. Praise Matemavi has become a survivor of violence, bias and personal loss – as well as a nurse, a mother, a transplant surgeon and a published author. She’s just getting started.
Published on Monday, August 3, 2020
Mississippi Medicaid recipients in need of lung cancer screenings sometimes avoid them because that form of insurance historically hasn’t covered the cost. Because the Division of Medicaid is now paying for lung cancer screenings, recipients stand a much better chance of getting an early diagnosis that comes with a much higher rate of survival.
UMMC and Children’s of Mississippi leaders thanked Trustmark Monday for its longtime support and its $500,000 gift to the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi, which will help the seven-story children’s hospital expansion open this fall. The campaign has raised 81 percent of its $100 million goal.
Hunter Lindsay, a South Pontotoc Middle School seventh-grader, was born with a left arm that is shorter than his right arm, and both hands that were missing thumbs. He now enjoys holding the reins of his horse, Dakota, and playing video games after orthopaedic, hand and plastic surgeries through Children’s of Mississippi.
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