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CenterView: October 13, 2014

CenterView is published every other week, and is the internal publication of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Content features news of interest for and about Medical Center faculty, staff, and students. Content may be reprinted with appropriate credit.

Ideas for stories are welcome and may be submitted by email to Bruce Coleman.


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Employees contribute to UMMC's missions through giving campaign

University of Mississippi Medical Center employees will have the opportunity to support any institutional enterprise of their choice during the Office of Development’s annual “Giving Starts Here” campaign, which will officially launch Oct. 20-24.-

Despite cutbacks, discovery enterprise nearly doubles last year’s funding

During one of the most competitive times to access funding from one of the nation’s largest research sponsors, the University of Mississippi Medical Center has received more awards and more money than the previous year.

Health-care leaders find complex answers to life-shaping question

Career or calling: Is your job just a way to make a living, or also a way to make a difference?

UMMC deploys new measures to reduce hospital-acquired conditions

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles on HACS. It follows the cover story in the August 2014 issue of CenterView.

Mayo Clinic, UMMC join forces to expand research, medical education

Mayo Clinic, looking to expand its research options and partner with other medical facilities across the globe, began a decades-long collaboration in the 1990s with the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Bacon puts sizzle in UMMC’s anesthesiology department

A case of bad timing a few years ago stopped Dr. Douglas Bacon from interviewing for the top position in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. But when UMMC called again earlier this year to inform him the spot was open again, Bacon knew he couldn’t pass on the serendipitous moment.

Top nursing officer named at Batson Children’s Hospital

Michelle Welander, a long-time nurse and leader at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, has been named chief nursing and clinical services officer of Batson Children’s Hospital and its statewide network of clinics, Children’s of Mississippi.