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Video: Diversity, inclusion shine constant light on UMMC

Video: Diversity, inclusion shine constant light on UMMC

Thursday, February 14, 2019

To some, diversity is a mix of distinctive traits that define a person’s identity, while inclusion is the act of making sure people of all backgrounds have a sense of belonging. A new video introduced by Dr. Juanyce Taylor, chief diversity and inclusion officer, describes how giving everyone a seat at UMMC's table is good medicine. Read More

Video: ENT students, staff give back to Mississippi Food Network

Video: ENT students, staff give back to Mississippi Food Network

Monday, February 11, 2019

Hunger is a social disparity that impacts the well-being of young and old. It’s a concern for UMMC caregivers whose patients are at risk. In less than three hours Friday, otolaryngology staff and students volunteering at the Mississippi Food Network packed a record-breaking 4,320 meals for delivery to children in need. Read More

SOD alumni board names former MDA president Alumnus of the Year

Friends and colleagues of Dr. Roddy Scarbrough, who has risen to the highest ranks of organized dentistry, describe him as down to earth, humble and incredibly dedicated to the profession. Scarbrough, who has devoted much of his life to making sure dentists’ voices are heard, is the most recent recipient of the Dental Alumnus of the Year Award.

Published on Monday, February 11, 2019

Burgeoning School of Nursing program increases reach in Oxford

The School of Nursing’s Accelerated Nursing Program at the University of Mississippi in Oxford is growing, with its ultimate goal to double the number of students per class. This fall, students will start their paths toward a nursing degree in a brand new location.

Published on Monday, February 11, 2019

SOD serves more than 1,000 during third Dental Mission Week

The School of Dentistry completed a massive service project last week, providing free dental care to 1,444 underserved and uninsured children, adults and veterans, beating last year’s record. The weeklong event gave students and volunteers from several UMMC schools the opportunity to learn and to see patients under faculty supervision.

Published on Monday, February 11, 2019

SPRINT study shows lowering BP may help memory, cognition

The latest findings from the landmark Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial show that aiming for a blood pressure of 120/80 mmHg may help older adults ward off mild cognitive problems as they age.

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

Video: SOD provides care for hundreds of JPS elementary students

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

EversCare food pantry partnership helps feed patients in need

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

As flu spikes in state, experts offer advice on treatment, prevention

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

People of the U: Alana Bowman, Dr. Jason Griggs

Published on Monday, February 4, 2019

A movable feast: Librarian returns artifacts found during lunchtime rambles

Published on Monday, February 4, 2019

UMMC change managers inspire consistent delivery, excellent care

Published on Monday, February 4, 2019

Hattiesburg Clinic, UMMC announce collaboration to boost quality care

Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Population Health invites UMMC Family to play BINGO

Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Nation’s top dentist addresses students at his alma mater

Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019

Jackson Heart, tobacco study link smoking, peripheral artery disease

Published on Monday, January 28, 2019

UMMC Opioid Task Force gives providers tools to manage pain

Published on Monday, January 28, 2019

CMNH selects ‘amazing’ Aubrey Armstrong Mississippi's Champion

Published on Friday, January 25, 2019

Five years of health care progress: UMMC Grenada looks to the future

Published on Thursday, January 24, 2019

People of the U: Gary Reeves

Published on Thursday, January 24, 2019

SOD first to offer anesthesia training to hygiene students

Published on Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thriving after heart transplant, tragic fire, Gabbi Smith turns 1

Published on Thursday, January 17, 2019

Asylum Hill grant boosts mission to record descendants’ stories

Published on Thursday, January 17, 2019

Batson legacy lives on in UMMC, statewide pediatric advancements

Published on Monday, January 14, 2019

Refurbished newspaper machines get new lives as Children's little libraries

Published on Monday, January 14, 2019