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Harman Kaur, left, a third-year medical student, demonstrates the application of a standard tourniquet with assistance from Judy Gregory, Department of Surgery manager of business operations.

When seconds count, 'Stop the Bleed' can save a life

Thursday, April 18, 2019

When someone suffers a deep wound, he or she could die from blood loss in less than five minutes. But a bystander to a disaster or accident can step in and save the bleeding victim's life. A group of UMMC medical students is educating the public on using standard or makeshift tourniquets as part of the national 'Stop the Bleed' initiative. Read More

Dr. Harlan Krumholz, Harold Hines Professor of Medicine at Yale University, deliver the Thomas Barksdale Memorial Lecture at the Department of Medicine Research Day event April 16.

DOM, Barksdale Lecturer: Data-driven medicine speeds progress

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Department of Medicine’s annual Research Day event featured the Barksdale Memorial Lecture given by Dr. Harlan Krumholz of the Yale School of Medicine. Krumholz encouraged faculty and trainees to think about advances in data science as a tool for progress, but to also remember the human aspect of medicine. Read More

Base Pair earns community engagement kudos from Ole Miss

UMMC and Murrah High School’s Base Pair program has been sparking scientific interest in students for 27 years. Last week, the University of Mississippi recognized the research mentorship program as one of its best partnerships by honoring Base Pair with an Excellence in Community Engagement Award.

Published on Monday, April 15, 2019

In grief, despite tragedy, families generously give gift of life

For some, it’s the worst moment of their lives: A family member dies and leaves a hole in their hearts. But the organs of many live on in the bodies of recipients in need of a transplant. Each spring, UMMC and MORA recognize the families who turn their losses into life by donating their loved one’s organs.

Published on Monday, April 15, 2019

Patients, families' committee service helps shape care, experience at UMMC

Patients and their family members are helping improve care experiences at UMMC by serving with hospital leaders on advisory committees. Starting with Children’s of Mississippi’s FAST and the NICU’s N-FAST, the movement toward these advisory boards continues with UH’s Patient and Family Advisory Council.

Published on Monday, April 15, 2019

SON, NIH team up to reduce cervical cancer in Mississippi

Women in Mississippi have more than triple the risk of dying from cervical cancer compared to women living in Vermont, according to the CDC. The mortality rate is even higher for black women. The School of Nursing and the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute are partnering to reduce the number of cervical cancer deaths in Mississippi, and hopefully everywhere.

Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019

Integrative Health gives quality of life to patients with chronic diseases

Published on Thursday, April 11, 2019

Medical school dream no longer haunts ground-breaking student

Published on Monday, April 8, 2019

Population Health lecture addresses sickness, wellness in U.S.

Published on Monday, April 8, 2019

Adult congenital heart program receives coveted national accolade

Published on Thursday, April 4, 2019

Photos: UMMC celebrates Public Health Week

Published on Thursday, April 4, 2019

Children’s Heart growth, leadership attract second pediatric heart surgeon

Published on Monday, April 1, 2019

Hope Lodge goal: Patients more focused on their cancer fight

Published on Thursday, March 28, 2019

Talent Development Series helps UMMC employees Prepare for Success

Published on Wednesday, March 27, 2019

You Be the Chemist: SOD hosts middle school chemistry competition

Published on Monday, March 25, 2019

Touching base daily by telehealth helps BMT patients recover more quickly

Published on Monday, March 25, 2019

New collaboration will give first responders technology tools to save lives

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

SON recognized for outstanding work in medically underserved Delta school district

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

UMMC researcher’s pioneering work gives rise to new severe depression drug

Published on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Video: Med students meet their Match on one of 'best days of the year’

Published on Monday, March 18, 2019

Be-HIP focuses on mental health services for high-risk infants, preschoolers

Published on Monday, March 18, 2019

Non-invasive procedure averts open heart surgery for mitral valve issue

Published on Thursday, March 14, 2019

Emotional toll of patient suicides strikes those who treat them, too

Published on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

After battling infections, Grenada boy 'back in the game'

Published on Monday, March 11, 2019

Run-and-gun mentor: In academic medicine, Brodell runs full-court press

Published on Monday, March 11, 2019