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Dr. William Black, left, UMMC associate professor of dermatology, prepares to remove two skin cancers from Joseph Martin with help from Dr. Ritika Bhandari, dermatology resident.

Skin Cancer Center offers expert care for common cancers

Monday, July 6, 2020

Mississippians now have access to a center dedicated to offering cutting-edge treatment for skin cancer-related conditions. The University Physicians Skin Cancer Center at Face and Skin, housed directly below the Face and Skin Center in Ridgeland, offers more accessibility to specialists and a more efficient workspace for skin cancer and general dermatology services. Read More

AirCare, the state’s most advanced medical air transport, serves Anderson Regional Medical Center as part of an affiliation between ARMC and UMMC.

AirCare, Anderson Regional Medical Center enhance affiliation

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The Medical Center’s affiliation with Anderson Regional Medical Center is flying high. UMMC’s AirCare medical air transport, the most advanced in the state, is enhancing its regional partnership with Anderson so more patients in need of trauma care can receive it locally from Anderson’s critical care team. UMMC is providing clinical support, protocols and policies to afford patients the highest level of care possible. Read More

Bancroft Fund gifts $1 million to create Bird Discharge Lobby

The Bob Bird Discharge Lobby, part of the seven-story expansion of the state’s only children’s hospital, will be a space where families of Children's of Mississippi patients can comfortably prepare to take their children home. Bird, a Joseph C. Bancroft Charitable and Educational Fund leader, is being honored for his service to the Bancroft Fund and to Croft, LLC, a manufacturer of vinyl and aluminum windows and doors.

Published on Monday, June 29, 2020

University Dentists resumes practice with safety in mind

After several months of seeing only emergency cases, the 28 dental providers that make up University Dentists have resumed seeing all patients for a range of procedures.

Published on Monday, June 29, 2020

Antibodies and COVID-19: What you should know

Serology testing can detect the antibodies the immune system makes in response to the virus that causes COVID-19. However, these tests do not show if the antibodies can protect you from getting sick. UMMC physicians and scientists are studying these antibodies to learn how effective they are against COVID-19.

Published on Monday, June 29, 2020

Caring for COVID-19 patients: Teamwork, time make difference

A day in the Medical Center’s intensive care units and floors dedicated to COVID-19 patients brings many things. In the ICU, adults fight to live. On the floor, there’s more hope of recovery. The common ties are front line and support staff who stride toward the threat and the cautious promise of new treatments that could make a difference between life and death.

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

UMMC places Oxford SON students in Jackson amid pandemic

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

OCH Regional Medical Center, UMMC open OCH Cardiology with University Heart

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020

Most cancer drug trials need better design, study shows

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020

SOD grant to help remove dental barriers to life-saving care

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020

Tick, tick, tick – time is short when these arachnids attack

Published on Monday, June 15, 2020

Clinical trial tests plasma as possible COVID-19 treatment

Published on Friday, June 12, 2020

Nursing students benefit from Mississippi Board of Nursing scholarships

Published on Monday, June 8, 2020

FCC grant gives boost to Center for Telehealth's COVID-19 care

Published on Monday, June 8, 2020

As COVID-19 numbers grow, so does creative patient placement

Published on Monday, June 1, 2020

These heart rhythm experts don’t miss a beat

Published on Monday, June 1, 2020

SON's evidence-based practice group achieves international affiliation

Published on Monday, June 1, 2020

Robinson to lead CCRI clinical trials program

Published on Thursday, May 28, 2020

Biomedical Materials Science chair earns top educator honor

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

UMMC tests 15,000 for COVID-19, expands testing to other groups

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Heart failure admissions plummet – is the pandemic to blame?

Published on Tuesday, May 26, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: New SOPH grad to tackle social health disparities

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: Pharmacy grads Fizer, Washington got start at Murrah

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: SGSHS graduate motivates herself, others

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

Obstacles can't keep UMMC's Class of 2020 from crossing the finish line

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020