For a complete list of our news articles, please use the site navigation to the left. Past news articles can be found according to their publication month and in the order of their publication date, starting with earliest to latest in that particular month.
We hope you find what you are looking for regarding achievements, accomplishments and advancements at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. For more information, contact the Office of Public Affairs.
Click here to subscribe to our RSS News Feed
Monday, July 15, 2019
Headaches in children are more common than asthma and seizures. By offering pediatric headache care in the Children's of Mississippi Specialty Clinic, Dr. Riddhiben Patel is helping to ease patients’ pain. Patel is the state’s only certified headache medicine specialist in pediatrics. Read More
Dr. Jason Parham and his antimicrobial stewardship team are educating providers on optimizing the use of antibiotics driven by the right diagnosis, the right drug, the right dose, the right route of delivery and the right duration. The group's tireless efforts have been recognized by a national society as among the best of those with a Center of Excellence designation. Read More
The Alzheimer's Support Group at UMMC – one of the oldest in the state – is unique in that a geriatric medical professional is present at every meeting. The group offers comfort and practical guidance for those caring for a loved one with this overwhelming and unpredictable disease.
Published on Monday, July 15, 2019
Barbara Westerfield's tenure as UMMC's registrar spanned sun splashed Commencement Sundays outside the City Auditorium to Friday morning graduation ceremonies inside the cavernous Mississippi Coliseum. She now hands the baton to her longtime understudy, Emily Cole, whose work ethic and affinity for 21st century technological tools promises a bright future.
Published on Monday, July 8, 2019
A new business venture is allowing the Medical Center to expand its adult hospital capacity and operating room availability. Surgeons are performing a number of short-stay procedures at Merit Health Madison, increasing patient access to specialty services in central Mississippi and providing another training ground for the next generation of health care providers.
Published on Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Today marks a change in the path of medical education for UMMC's almost 200 new residents and fellows. It’s a milestone in their presence at clinic visits, surgeries and other medical procedures; except this time around, they are more responsible for patients than in their previous learning phases. After a welcome party and hopefully a little sleep, they’re ready to begin.
Published on Monday, July 1, 2019
Published on Friday, June 28, 2019
Published on Thursday, June 27, 2019
Published on Monday, June 24, 2019
Published on Friday, June 21, 2019
Published on Monday, June 17, 2019
Published on Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Published on Monday, June 10, 2019
Published on Monday, June 3, 2019
Published on Thursday, May 30, 2019
Published on Friday, May 24, 2019
Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019