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Celebrating Regions Bank's presentation of a $225,000 donation to the Campaign for Children's of Mississippi are, from left, Children's of Mississippi CEO Guy Giesecke; Robert McElhaney, University of Mississippi Medical Center associate comptroller for developmental accounting; Dr. Mary Taylor, Suzan B. Thames Chair, professor and chair of Pediatrics; Regions Bank Brookhaven Branch Manager Owen King and daughter Madeline, a Children's of Mississippi patient; Dr. David Gilliam, a member of Madeline's medical team; Regions Bank Metro Jackson Market Executive Robert Leard; Alon Bee, Regions Bank Jackson Advisory Board chair and a member of the Campaign for Children's of Mississippi Steering Committee; and Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine.

Regions Bank makes $225k donation toward Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Regions Bank presented the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi with the gift to help fund the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower. The expansion, a complement to the Batson Tower of the state’s only children’s hospital, opens for patient care Nov. 2 on the campus of the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Read More

Dr. Michael McMullan is known for several things, not least of all for his faith and running, both of which he practices religiously.

Eat, pray, love: McMullan’s life, career 'crash course' in sharing

Monday, October 19, 2020

After a biking accident several years ago, Dr. Michael McMullan, UMMC professor of medicine and division director of cardiology, was tested by a medical emergency as grave as any many of his patients have faced. “Blessed to be alive,” he said, never mind walking, McMullan made a recovery that was a crash course in faith and courage. Read More

Sanderson Tower readies for November ‘Go Live’

With the opening of the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children's of Mississippi just two weeks away, preparations are being made for patient care in the seven-story Children's Hospital expansion. Hospital leaders whose divisions are moving into the tower share the differences they say the new facility's features will make on their pediatric patients' experiences.

Published on Monday, October 19, 2020

Therapists restore movement, quality of life to patients with COVID-19

When COVID-19 patients spend weeks on their backs, either in the ICU or in a regular hospital bed, their bodies can "decondition," sometimes leaving them unable to walk, swallow or perform simple tasks like brushing their teeth or getting dressed. UMMC's physical, occupational and respiratory therapists, in addition to speech-language pathologists, work with these patients to give them back the function they had before the virus took its toll.

Published on Friday, October 16, 2020

Ribbon cut on Kathy And Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s Of Mississippi

The snip of a ribbon adorned with the colorful Children’s of Mississippi logo this morning signaled the beginning of a new era of pediatric care in the state.

Published on Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Ribbon to be cut tomorrow on Sanderson Tower

A new era in health care for Mississippi’s children will be celebrated with the cutting of a ribbon at the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi. The event, which will be broadcast live on the Children’s of Mississippi Facebook page at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, is a milestone on the road to the seven-story children’s hospital expansion’s opening for care next month.

Published on Monday, October 12, 2020

UMMC begins NIH study on COVID-19, community engagement

Published on Monday, October 12, 2020

CODA study examines appendicitis treatment options

Published on Monday, October 12, 2020

Father-son duo update world’s most important physiology book

Published on Monday, October 5, 2020

Inhale, then exhale: New lung procedure makes it all possible

Published on Monday, October 5, 2020

Hero Awards augment annual research excellence honors

Published on Monday, October 5, 2020

This year's tournament may be different, but Sanderson Farms Championship’s mission remains unchanged

Published on Monday, September 28, 2020

When seconds count, AirCare brings blood to critically ill patients

Published on Monday, September 28, 2020

UMMC receives $1.6 million for COVID-19 community study

Published on Monday, September 28, 2020

Community Bank gift boosts CAY’s ASD program

Published on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Written in stone: UMMC to commemorate pandemic experience

Published on Monday, September 21, 2020

Hearing never sounded so good for Jackson preteen

Published on Monday, September 21, 2020

Jackson Heart Study marks 20 years with virtual conference

Published on Monday, September 21, 2020

Watch the virtual event at noon on Thursday, September 24.

Published on Friday, September 18, 2020

Patient has energy to play, thanks to Ebeid's world-class skills

Published on Monday, September 14, 2020

Masks foil lipreading for those with hearing loss; you can help

Published on Monday, September 14, 2020

Research enterprise reaches new grant, award heights

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

New telehealth chief uses expertise to address health issues

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Children’s of Mississippi names expansion after Sandersons

Published on Friday, September 4, 2020

Epic’s Healthy Planet helps caregivers fill patient care gaps

Published on Monday, August 31, 2020