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The Mississippi State Legislature authorized the establishment of the Department of Nursing on the campus of the University of Mississippi in Oxford. This was Mississippi's first baccalaureate nursing program.
The Department of Nursing moved to the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus in Jackson.
The Department of Nursing became the School of Nursing.
The UMMC School of Nursing established Mississippi's first graduate nursing program.
The University of Mississippi School of Nursing, in collaboration with the University of Southern Mississippi, established a Ph.D. in Nursing program.
The School of Nursing opened its first nurse-managed primary-care clinic, UNACARE. Since its opening, the clinic has provided health-care services and education to more than 25,000 patients.
University Nursing Associates began operating its first school-based clinic at Johnson Elementary. This was the first nurse-managed school health center in Mississippi.
Funded by the Vicksburg Sisters of Mercy, the Mercy Delta Express mobile clinic rolled out to provide health care and health education to counties of the Mississippi Delta.
Two additional school-based clinics opened at Brown Elementary School and Rowan Middle School.
The School of Nursing began offering the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program.
The School of Nursing established a BSN-DNP program.
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