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Monday, May 9, 2022
Sixteen years after changing her major from chemistry to psychology and ultimately becoming an attorney, Clare “Alex” Lowman is finally achieving her dream of becoming a scientist. Read More
Monday, April 11, 2022
A critical care flight paramedic and professional volleyball player was honored as Alumnus of the Year, while a physical therapist and assistant professor received the Early Career Achievement Award during SHRP Alumni Day to a virtual room of colleagues, faculty, and fellow alumni. Read More
For the third year in a row, Medical Center schools as a whole have boosted the number of students who have decided to make health care careers their goal as the state’s future nurses, scientists, doctors, dentists, speech pathologists, occupational or physical therapists, among many more. In the face of the pandemic and personal crises, they have prevailed.
Published on Monday, November 15, 2021
Those who learn, teach and lead among the Medical Center’s rollcall of schools are, of course, also up against the pandemic’s growing list of deficits and demands – in the clinic and the classroom. At UMMC, COVID-19 has already had a profound impact on education, most certainly for all time.
Published on Monday, August 16, 2021
When members of the first Doctor of Occupational Therapy class in the School for Health Related Professions graduated in May, they entered the workforce with a much deeper education than master’s level graduates. The OTD students delved into patient care, and also concepts related to leadership, management, specialty practice and scholarly activities, which armed them to explore both traditional and non-traditional OT settings.
Published on Monday, June 28, 2021
Dr. Penny Rogers vividly remembers coming to the Medical Center as a teenager to visit her brother, who was a patient in the old Children's Circle area long before Batson Children's Hospital had been built. The comforting interaction with the pediatric health care team drew her back to the Jackson campus to study occupational therapy. Now the newly minted professor of occupational therapy has been named the 2021 SHRP Alum of the Year.
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