McMullan rejoins UMMC's medicine faculty
Dr. Michael R. McMullan, former clinical chief of cardiology and director of the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program at UMMC, has rejoined the Medical Center faculty as a professor of medicine and director of the Adult Congenital Heart Program.
A native of Decatur, McMullan received the B.S. in chemistry summa cum laude in 1987 from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, where he also was a summa cum laude Honors College Graduate. He earned the M.D. cum laude from UMMC in 1991 and had an internal medicine internship and residency here from 1991-94. He also served as chief resident, internal medicine, from 1994-95 and did a cardiology fellowship from 1995-97 at UMMC. He did an interventional, valvular and adult congenital heart disease cardiology fellowship at Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C., from 1997-98.
He originally joined the Medical Center faculty in 1998 as an assistant professor of medicine, where he started the Adult Congenital and Valvular Heart Disease Clinic. He became an associate professor of medicine and director of the Heart Station in 2002. He served as associate director of the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program from 2000-03, director of the Cardiology Fellowship Training Program and associate director of the Internal Medicine Residency Training Program from 2000-07, and clinical chief of the Division of Cardiology from 2005-07. Since 2007 he has been a partner in the Jackson Heart Clinic, P.A.
A Best Doctors in America selection, McMullan is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the Mississippi State Medical Association and the American Heart Association, A fellow in the American College of Cardiology, he served as governor of Mississippi for that organization from 2005-08. He has served as course director for the Introduction to Clinical Medicine course, and was selected as the Department of Medicine Teacher of the Year and UMMC Clinical Professor of the Year. He also was selected to the Nelson Order and to the Blake Academy for Excellence in Teaching.