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Monday, January 27, 2020
Caregivers at the Medical Center’s weight management program offer individualized treatment to patients coping with obesity, evaluating each to determine whether they are a candidate for bariatric surgery or either non-surgical, pediatric and adult weight management services. The goal is a healthier patient with a healthier lifestyle. Read More
It’s in your blood: the solutions to some of our greatest questions on human health and disease. The UMMC Biobank aims to collect specimens from tens of thousands of people in order to create a library that health scientists can use to further their research. Read More
Two years ago, Greenwood resident Michael Jordan slowly began to lose the ability to breathe and to swallow. Doctor after doctor couldn’t diagnose his mystery disease, and he spent his 40th birthday in the ICU. On a ventilator at Methodist Specialty Care Center, Jordan was finally diagnosed by Dr. Saurabh Shukla, a UMMC neurologist, and the rest, as they say, is history.
Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020
UMMC’s AirCare, the state’s most advanced medical helicopter transport program, is enhancing its clinical, research and education expertise through a new collaboration with Med-Trans. That company will focus on the business side, including providing three of four helicopters, pilots, equipment and maintenance services for AirCare, which flies to all corners of the state.
Published on Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Sybil Cumberland of Preston, 7, a Children’s of Mississippi Children’s Heart Center patient, will represent more than 180,000 children who see UMMC specialists for pediatric care each year. She and her family have been strong supporters of the state’s only children’s hospital, leading toy drives and broadcasting their story during the Mississippi Miracles Radiothon.
Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020
There’s a new degree in town – a Ph.D. in research for radiologists who set out on a biomedical imaging/bioengineering track. According to its advocates, the program reflects well - not just on the Department of Radiology, but also on the Medical Center as a whole.
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