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CenterView: November 04, 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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Whittington with Shannon Dodd, physical therapist
Whittington with Shannon Dodd, physical therapist

UMMC caregivers help patients recover self-worth after drastic bodily injuries

It wasn’t just his leg; it was also his strength, his freedom, his fitness as a husband and as a man.

MCOR scores major grant package to battle state’s foremost health crisis

Sprouting from the fattest state in the U.S., the Mississippi Center for Obesity Research recently scored a half-million dollar gift and a major grant package that will help make the state’s most-obese label work to its advantage.

School of Nursing veteran receives inaugural faculty honor

As a nursing student at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., in the late 1960s, Dr. Barbara Boss had an intuition that she would need to earn a master’s degree after finishing her B.S.N.

New OMPW director seeks to awaken physicians’ primary care, small-town zeal

Dr. John Mitchell’s career started on a dare.

New campaign helps UMMC employees support institutional programs

University of Mississippi Medical Center employees now have an opportunity to give back to the institution like never before, thanks to a new initiative from the Office of Development.

Gift planning specialist joins Medical Center

The Office of Development has established the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s first director of gift planning with the arrival of Natalie S. Hutto in August.

Functionally cured HIV baby still virus free

A 3-year-old Mississippi child born with HIV and treated with a combination of antiviral drugs unusually early continues to do well and remains free of active infection 18 months after all treatment ceased, according to an updated case report published Oct. 23 in the New England Journal of Medicine.