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September
9/2/2014UMMC to unveil new Heart Center | (PDF)
WHAT: Grand opening ceremony for University Heart
August
8/21/2014Will Rogers Institute, Variety Children's Charity award $25,000 to UMMC NICU | (PDF)
WHAT: The Will Rogers Institute and Variety - the Children’s Charity of the United States will award a $25,000 grant to the state’s only Level IV...
8/15/2014Celebrity Chef Cat Cora to tour school of nursing, visit students | (PDF)
WHAT: Celebrity chef and Jackson native Cat Cora of Food Network’s Iron Chef America, along with her mother, Dr. Virginia Lee Cora, UMMC professor...
8/13/2014Dairy Queen's Miracle Treat Day Benefits Children's Hospital | (PDF)
WHAT: During the 9th annual Miracle Treat Day, participating Dairy Queen locations will donate $1 or more from every Blizzard Treat sold at...
July
7/21/2014Friends of Children’s Hospital Breaks Ground on MiracleHome
WHAT: Friends of Children’s Hospital will break ground on the 2014 Batson Children’s Hospital MiracleHome, presented by Trustmark National Bank.
7/21/2014Mannings, UMMC to launch health initiative | (PDF)
WHAT: Archie Manning; Dr. Dan Jones, chancellor of the University of Mississippi; and Dr. James Keeton, UMMC vice chancellor for health affairs,...
7/11/2014Newly-crowned Miss Mississippi to visit Children's Hospital | (PDF)
WHAT: The newly-crowned 2014 Miss Mississippi will visit with Batson Children’s Hospital patients. She will be joined by Miss Mississippi’s...
7/1/2014Fireworks safety press availability | (PDF)
WHAT: Dr. Alan Jones, professor and chair of the UMMC Department of Emergency Medicine, is available for media interviews on fireworks safety as the...
June
6/12/2014UMMC establishes Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities | (PDF)
WHAT: UMMC celebrates the establishment of the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities, with attendance by Myrlie...
6/9/2014Media Alert: AirCare Tupelo | (PDF)
WHAT: AirCare helicopter, crew to take part in the Great American Safety Drive’s Safety Stop in Tupelo
6/9/2014SpringHill Suites To Showcase children’s hospital patient artwork | (PDF)
WHAT: SpringHill Suites Jackson North/Ridgeland will host An Evening of Inspiration, a night of creativity and inspiration for the local community....
May
5/22/2014In largest commencement ever, UMMC to confer 846 degrees to health-care and science professionals | (PDF)
WHAT: The 58th Annual UMMC Commencement 


5/13/2014Three of the Fugate quadruplets going home | (PDF)
WHAT: Three of the Fugate quads born in February are scheduled to be released. 
April
4/22/2014Anatomical Donors Ceremony of Thanksgiving | (PDF)
WHAT: Ceremony of Thanksgiving for Anatomical Donors
4/21/2014Rep. Harper, House Majority Whip McCarthy, former Sen. Lott at UMMC to discuss legislative, business support for telehealth technology | (PDF)
WHAT: U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper, House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy and former Sen. Trent Lott will discuss future roles for telehealth technology in...
March
3/19/2014Jackson Prep Seniors to donate Pounding the Pavement race proceeds for cancer research at UMMC | (PDF)
WHAT: Jackson Preparatory School Class of 2014 to donate Pounding the Pavement for a Cure 5k run proceeds for research at the UMMC Cancer Institute
3/5/2014MIND Center at UMMC to open new clinic location with reception | (PDF)
WHAT: The Memory Impairment and Neurodegenerative Dementia (MIND) Center will officially open the MIND Center Clinic with a gauze cutting and...
3/4/2014USDA, ARC select UMMC for telemedicine grant to serve Mississippi's appalachian counties | (PDF)
WHAT: Representatives from the United States Department of Agriculture, the Appalachian Regional Commission and the University of Mississippi...
3/3/2014IHOP Pancake fundraiser to benefit Children's Hospital | (PDF)
WHAT: For the ninth consecutive year, IHOP restaurants® nationwide will offer each guest a free short stack of its famous buttermilk pancakes on...
February
2/25/2014Annual Radiothon Benefiting Children’s Hospital To Be Held THIS WEEK | (PDF)
WHAT: Radio stations from across central Mississippi are joining forces for the 13th annual Mississippi Miracles Radiothon. The event benefits...
2/21/2014Taste of the U to brings food, fun, fundraising to Jackson Medical Mall on Saturday | (PDF)
WHAT: Taste of the U, the Medical Center’s annual extravaganza of food, themes, music and costumes will fill the Jackson Medical Mall to raises...
2/6/2014For heart-health awareness, UMMC visitors, faculty, staff, students can post a Go Red selfie | (PDF)
WHAT: To raise awareness for heart health, media are welcome to shoot video of a "selfie" booth set up in the University Hospital upper lobby. At...
2/6/2014Volunteers to clean, assess teeth of nearly 1,200 Jackson children during Give Kids a Smile day at UMMC | (PDF)
WHAT: Nearly 1,200 Jackson children will receive dental cleanings and exams from volunteers including UMMC School of Dentistry faculty members and...
2/6/2014UMMC Grenada Grand Opening February 7 | (PDF)
WHAT: Grand opening of the University of Mississippi Medical Center Grenada

January
1/22/2014Governor Phil Bryant will visit UMMC to help launch the Diabetes Telehealth Network | (PDF)
WHAT: Gov. Phil Bryant will visit UMMC to help launch the Diabetes Telehealth Network. In addition to remarks by Dr. James Keeton, vice chancellor...
1/14/2014Health insurance marketplace information event | (PDF)
JACKSON, Miss. – Metro area residents looking for affordable health insurance coverage, or who are just seeing answers about the Affordable Care...
1/13/2014Former Gov. Winter to speak at MLK Day celebration at UMMC | (PDF)
WHAT: Former Mississippi Gov. William Winter to speak during UMMC celebration of diversity in memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.