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CenterView: January 24, 2011

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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Farlow and daughter Zoey
Farlow and daughter Zoey

New center transforms infant emergencies into 'controlled situations'

Two-week old Zoey Hitchcock rested peacefully in her mother's arms during a recent follow-up visit to see Dr. Kenneth Liechty, a sharp contrast to an intense series of events surrounding her debut in the world.

UMMC: sound investment, common vision

Greetings to all of you in the UMMC family. I want to wish each of you a happy, healthy and prosperous 2011!

Hiser, Lobert create rich research environment in SON

Dr. Laree Hiser has been a School of Nursing faculty member since 2002, but she's not a nurse.

Center gives 'best possible chance' at life

In fixing heart defects, abdominal wall malformations, tumors and a range of other issues in the youngest of babies, a new multidisciplinary center at UMMC offers in-depth procedures previously unavailable in Mississippi, helping keep patients close to home.

Assistant professor's atlas takes academia by storm

In just five months since Dongmei Cui, assistant professor of anatomy, saw her first textbook published, more than a dozen U.S. schools have adopted it for their histology instruction.

Employee growth strengthens UMMC's service, economic impact

Buoyed primarily by its burgeoning clinical enterprise, the University of Mississippi Medical Center experienced a dramatic increase in active employees during 2010, according to figures provided by the UMMC Department of Human Resources.

Diversity celebration honors King legacy

Christopher Taylor, left, administrative assistant in the Division of Multicultural Affairs, directs the UMMC Choir during a performance at the Celebration of Diversity and Inclusion: An Observance of the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 19 at the Norman C. Nelson Student Union.

Recycling organization fetes UMMC

Members of the Mississippi Recycling Coalition present one of the organization's 2010 Environmental Hero Awards to the University of Mississippi Medical Center at a formal ceremony Jan. 12 in the vice chancellor's office. The MRC honored UMMC with the award as its State/Federal Government Recycler of the Year for the Medical Center's efforts in recycling and energy conservation.