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CenterView: October 21, 2013

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.

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Dr. Kenneth Vick discusses bariatric surgery with Elizabeth Beasley.
Dr. Kenneth Vick discusses bariatric surgery with Elizabeth Beasley.

Rejuvenated surgery program offers hope for greater health

The 50 pounds she gained after she had lost 40, her type 2 diabetes, her blood pressure, her countless diets, her 40th birthday.

SHRP faculty launch state’s first MRI post-baccalaureate certificate program

Asher Street was a music major at the University of Southern Mississippi until a timely career change almost 10 years ago led her to consider a career in radiologic sciences.

Web team breathes new life into UMMC’s online information portal

The intranet, one of the most popular ways to share information throughout the University of Mississippi Medical Center, is getting a facelift.

UMMC’s clinical emergency communications system gets help where it’s needed – fast

Batson Children’s Hospital employees are well versed on how to call for emergency support when a patient is in need of immediate resuscitation.

All signs point to rejuvenated economic outlook for UMMC’s discovery enterprise

Researchers at UMMC brought in $44.5 million in grant funding in fiscal year 2013 – down from the $60.2 million received the year before – but several factors point to enterprise growth in the years ahead.

Flu ‘Blitz’ seeks 90 percent participation among UMMC staff

Strongly urging employees to protect their patients and themselves, University of Mississippi Medical Center leaders are shooting for at least a 90 percent campus-wide participation rate during the annual flu vaccination push this month.