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Dr. Nilda Williams, left, UMMC assistant professor of radiology, and Dr. Alyson Stacks Carraway, UMMC radiology resident, scan Da Imesia Adams of Jackson, a patient being evaluated at the Jackson Free Clinic.

Jackson Free Clinic patients 'get the picture' with ultrasounds

Monday, October 26, 2020

Jackson-area patients who cannot afford health insurance have often depended on volunteers at the Jackson Free Clinic for their non-emergency medical care. Now, through the Department of Radiology's efforts, the clinic’s providers can get an even closer look at their patients’ health. Read More

Front-line caregivers at the Medical Center cheer on Raleigh resident Timothy Hudson, the 1,000th patient with COVID treated at UMMC, as he departs following a one-week stay.

Medical Center’s 1,000th hospitalized patient with COVID-19 safely discharged home

Monday, October 26, 2020

Timothy Hudson, a 34-year-old Raleigh resident, on Oct. 26 became the Medical Center's 1,000th hospitalized patient with COVID-19 to be safely discharged. Another 619 patients with COVID-19 have been treated in UMMC's adult and pediatric emergency rooms. And sadly, 200 others cared for here died from the virus. Read More

Regions Bank makes $225k donation to Sanderson Tower

Regions Bank presented the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi with a $225,000 gift to help fund the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower. The expansion, a complement to the Blair E. Batson Tower of the state’s only children’s hospital, will open for patient care Nov. 2 at UMMC.

Published on Thursday, October 22, 2020

People of the U: Drs. Dave and Laura Vearrier

A concoction of finely crushed aspirin and caffeine, poured into a paper slip for easy application to the tongue, is a go-to headache elixir for Southerners.

Published on Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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

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.

Published on Monday, October 19, 2020

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

Published on Friday, October 16, 2020

Important Update on Children’s Expansion Wayfinding Sessions

Published on Wednesday, October 14, 2020

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

Published on Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Ribbon to be cut tomorrow on Sanderson Tower

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

People of the U: Rosalind Williams

Published on Wednesday, October 7, 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

People of the U: Josh Warren

Published on Wednesday, September 23, 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