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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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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