Student and Employee Health

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Student Health Services

Clinic location and phone numbers

Student Employee Health (SEH) is in Room N-136, between Physical Therapy and Volunteer Services offices.

  • Front desk
    (601) 984-1185
  • Joy Akanji, DNP, Nurse manager
    (601) 984-1192
  • Joyce Olutade, MD, FAAFP
    (601) 984-1193

Services for Students

Hours: 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

  • Vaccinations
  • Urine drug screens
  • TB screening (blood and skin tests)
  • Management of blood-borne pathogen exposure
  • Management of tuberculosis exposure
  • Away rotation paperwork completion
  • Immunity tests (titers), other blood tests
  • Initial assessment and management¬†of non-urgent workplace injuries and Blood borne pathogen exposures (Up to 3:45pm on weekdays)
    • Care may be obtained after hours or weekends from the UMMC Emergency Department

Vaccination fees

Advice for Away Rotations

  • Start the process early
  • Check Hepatitis B titer at least 6 months prior to start date, preferably during your 1st year
  • Polio and rabies vaccines are not available in SEH

Lab Tests for Students

  • Blood tests, including titers to confirm immunity may be done at SEH or any other UMMC clinic/lab
  • The cost of the blood test(s) is charged to your medical insurance
  • Urine drug screens for elective rotations have a variable fee depending on substances detected ($16-$100)

Quick Care Clinic, Family Medicine

As of October 5, 2020, Student and Employee Health will no longer provide sick care services for students. Students may access primary care services through UMMC's Quick Care Clinic. 764 Lakeland Drive, Jackson, 2nd Floor (601) 984-6800. Hours are 7am-5pm Monday-Friday.

UMMC Telehealth services

  • If insured through the State of MS Medical Insurance, you may use "UMMC 2 You" from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Friday.
  • Check your personal medical insurance website for other telehealth service providers
  • United Healthcare - sign up for Virtual Visits at myuhc.com account

Student Counseling and Wellness Center (SCWC)

For all mental health issues, including ADHD assessment and management, visit the SCWC.

Other UMMC Clinic Numbers

  • UMMC Clinics: (888) 815-2005
  • UMMC Family Medicine: (601) 984-6800
  • The Student's hometown physician may call UMMC Specialist directly: (866) 862-3627