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Thursday, October 10, 2019
Members of Mississippi’s LGBTQ community may avoid getting primary care for a number of reasons: stigma, perceived discrimination or fear that a caregiver will reject them. Going without that care can exacerbate chronic conditions, such as diabetes or hypertension. To help address the issue, UMMC is opening a multidisciplinary clinic to meet their primary care needs. Read More
Students, faculty and staff gathered in the School of Nursing’s new 17,000-square-foot home at the South Oxford Center on Wednesday to celebrate their new state-of-the-art learning space. Read More
A customizable events calendar, a vastly improved search engine and a magical weather widget are just some of the features the Medical Center's new intranet site will offer when it debuts Oct. 16. But its greatest attribute may be its accessibility: Medical Center employees and students will be able to locate the intranet on their laptops, tablets and smartphones.
Published on Monday, October 7, 2019
It’s bad enough to grow up in abject poverty with a mother who doesn’t love you. But when you come from an abusive home and have rotting teeth that make you a target for school bullies, life can seem barely worth living. Sonja Lauren persevered, though, and now educates tomorrow’s dentists about how they can make sure her history doesn't repeat for others.
Until at least the mid-20th century, the system of medical practice in Mississippi and beyond reflected the racial attitudes of the day. The story of how that separate and unequal system changed represents a major chapter in the history of the state, the University of Mississippi Medical Center and the country at large.
Published on Thursday, October 3, 2019
Dr. Julie Sanford, who has been in academic nursing for 26 years, began her new role as dean of the University of Mississippi School of Nursing in late summer. She has her finger on the pulse of big changes coming to nursing education and has specific plans to prepare her new school for the shift.
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