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CenterView: November 05, 2012

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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Dr. Denise Pouncey with son, Carson
Dr. Denise Pouncey with son, Carson

Repurposed device helps UMMC audiologists measure impact of traumatic brain injuries

Carson Pouncey of Brandon was “trapped” inside an earthquake-in-a-box.

UMMC’s 30-day readmission rates meet CMS’ ‘cost-neutral’ standards, reflect quality efforts

Recent media scrutiny of the potential impact of the federal government’s Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program on Mississippi hospitals has shined a spotlight on 30-day readmission rates for Medicare patients throughout the state.

SHRP expands reach through online degree programs

Brooke Matherne had just enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Program at Delgado Community College in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina raged ashore in August 2005, displacing Matherne and her family.

UMMC neurologist’s research may help to eradicate multiple sclerosis in the future

The Friday afternoon multiple sclerosis clinics that Dr. Robert Herndon and two postdoctoral fellows ran during the late 1970s and early ‘80s grated them like a rasp.

Autmn events around UMMC

Mary Ellis Cravey, 10, checks out her freshly painted face during the Batson Children’s Hospital annual Fall Carnival Oct. 31 at the Batson/Wiser courtyard.


Cast your ‘vote’ for UMMCares Campaign for the community

UMMC’s annual service organization donation drive is November 5-16.