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CenterView: May 29, 2012

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Keisha Bell, left, with mother, Leesha Bell
Keisha Bell, left, with mother, Leesha Bell

Commencement signifies new beginnings’ for many UMMC graduates, relatives

For some students, the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Commencement on May 25 signified a new beginning.

Vice Chancellor’s View: The Way We Are

A little over a week ago Sunday, there was a riot at a federal prison near Natchez.  Four hundred inmates took control of a section of the prison and held guards hostage for several hours in a tense standoff with authorities. 

Epic: Abundant resources available to handle all go live queries

Epic team members have a last-minute request for University of Mississippi Health Care employees on the verge of the comprehensive electronic health records’ system-wide launch early Friday morning:  Don’t panic.

Bone marrow registry seeks perfect match for those with life-threatening conditions

To discover how 22-year-old Jessica Howard got to the bone marrow donor unit this month to give stem cells, rewind four years.

School of Nursing helps to provide in situ training for anesthesiology, OB residents

The patient fighting a post-partum hemorrhage was in theoperating room, ventilated and ready for emergency surgery, when anesthesiologyresident Dr. Lillian Zamora realized her CO2 monitor wasn’t working, meaningshe couldn’t evaluate the patient’s breathing.

Sponsored projects director leaves resourceful legacy in Office of Research

From a decentralized universe of grants, contracts and proposals in the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s research enterprise, Pam Tazik created order.