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Thriving after heart transplant, tragic fire, Gabbi Smith turns 1

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Gabrielle Smith became UMMC’s youngest patient to undergo a heart transplant less than a month after a tragic house fire claimed the lives of her parents and one of her sisters. Now a year old, she’s thriving thanks to the care of the Children’s Heart Center and her great aunt and guardian, Cindy Thompson of Bassfield. Read More

Jasmine Ware, left, and Mariam Ebeid start packing up leftovers they'll drive from the cafeteria loading dock to the kitchen at Stewpot.

Student-led food drive diverts surplus to soup kitchen

Thursday, January 10, 2019

If you’ve ever feared that leftover food from Medical Center cafeterias always goes to waste, you may be interested to learn that, because of one student’s initiative, tons of it is now going to some of the people who need it most. Read More

UMMC growing its robotic surgery program and necessary expertise

Robotic surgery isn’t a new procedure, but advances in the technology are allowing surgeons to expand its use. Medical Center surgeons not only use the more minimally invasive procedure to give patients a quicker recovery and fewer complications, but they’re also preparing the next generation of surgeons to use it through hands-on experience and simulation training.

Published on Monday, January 7, 2019

The best things in life – liver transplants included - are worth the wait

When Kimberly Cooley found out that her liver was diseased, her UMMC caregivers helped her get healthy enough for a transplant. She received her new organ Dec. 8, but not without some bumps along the way. Today, the independent public relations adviser is quickly recovering and getting back to her energetic self.

Published on Thursday, January 3, 2019

Sepsis study’s design “future” of clinical trials

UMMC's Department of Emergency Medicine led a national study to test a new treatment for septic shock. The results were published in JAMA Network Open on Dec. 21. The clinical trial is among the first to use an adaptive design, a new strategy endorsed by the Food and Drug Administration.

Published on Thursday, December 27, 2018

New program teaches kids to stop, think before making risky decisions

Dr. Kate Fouquier, director of the Lanier High School Teen Wellness Clinic, has developed a program to help students receive decision-making services. Members of the inaugural class at Lanier share what they learned from STICking to the course.

Published on Thursday, December 20, 2018

Primary defection: Young adults choose convenience over commitment

Published on Monday, December 17, 2018

Two frames of mind: State Hall of Fame dedicates Guyton, Hardy portraits

Published on Thursday, December 13, 2018

Surgery offers new outlook for children facing head, face deformities

Published on Monday, December 10, 2018

Poise in the wilderness: Students scout out rescue, life-saving skills

Published on Monday, December 10, 2018

Photos: Test-laden med students lighten mood with Hawaiian shirt contest

Published on Thursday, November 29, 2018

#WomenWhoCurie highlights female radiation oncologists

Published on Monday, November 19, 2018

Anatomy of a survey: As ‘Grey’s’ turns 15, medicos dissect TV shows

Published on Monday, November 12, 2018

Microbiology meeting embraces more disciplines, young scientists

Published on Thursday, November 8, 2018

Annual awards ceremony recognizes research achievements

Published on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Addiction psychiatrist expanding treatment for opioid use disorder

Published on Thursday, October 11, 2018

People of the U: JoJo Dodd and Joe Pongetti

Published on Thursday, September 20, 2018

ICU tower shifts to team-building, quality, safety culture

Published on Thursday, September 20, 2018

A class apart: Medical school breaks admissions record

Published on Monday, September 17, 2018

STEMI receiving center ensures swift care for heart attack patients

Published on Monday, September 17, 2018

When is an antibiotic the right medicine? New team giving advice

Published on Thursday, September 13, 2018

Family medicine difference makers' lives bridge barriers of distance, time

Published on Monday, September 10, 2018

As good as it gets: Hall of Fame Alumni Award immortalizes storied careers

Published on Monday, August 27, 2018

Procedure eases complications related to fluid around lungs

Published on Thursday, August 23, 2018

Sim Center drills residents, others, on values of communication

Published on Monday, August 6, 2018