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CenterView: January 30, 2012

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Dr. Kristina Rehm runs along the Ross Barnett Reservoir
Dr. Kristina Rehm runs along the Ross Barnett Reservoir

UMMC fellow studies impact of distance running on immunity

Inspiration for Dr. Kristina Rehm's postdoctoral research developed from her love of running and the conversations she had with fellow running enthusiasts.

New initiative brings 'rounding with a purpose' to Children's Hospital

When the nursing staff at Batson Children's Hospital noticed a slight dip in their perennially above-average patient satisfaction scores, they began looking for ways to turn things around.

Devotion to community health brings nurse back to research roots in rural Mississippi

Kayla Logan's passion for working in the Mississippi Delta was born in the townships of South Africa.

Food and nutrition staff take cafeteria renovation in stride to deliver high-quality performance

Before the main cafeteria at University Hospital closed for renovation last Nov. 8, Trena Magee, food preparation specialist, might have gone weeks without ever changing her work environment.

New population study seeks to reveal underlying causes of cancer

Beating cancer takes an army. It's why the American Cancer Society is organizing a massive population study that will follow the lives and health of up to a half-million U.S. and Puerto Rico residents for the coming decades.

Campbell concert to benefit MIND Center

Country Music Hall of Famer Glen Campbell will give a benefit performance as part of his final concert tour, "The Goodbye Tour," at 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 26, at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson.

Hot rodders rev up donations for Children's Hospital

John Clark Packer, left, Children's Miracle Network coordinator, receives a $1,500 donation to the Batson Children's Hospital from Ronnie Reid, a member of the Meridian-based Dixie Rodders, Jan. 26. The car club raised the money at its annual show.