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CenterView: November 08, 2010

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Worldwide metabolic summit tackles obesity at ground zero

A summit this week that's both scientific conference and business policy forum aims to place Mississippi on the front lines of fighting obesity and related metabolic diseases such as diabetes.

Guice nurtures award-winning program that grows local docs from 'little seedlings'

In the nation's poorest state in the middle of a recession, the 3-year-old Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program (MRPSP) has provided nearly $1 million in medical school scholarships.

Multicultural committee emphasizes top-down approach to promoting diversity

The way Dr. Jasmine Taylor sees it, the "U" in UMMC might stand for "University," but it symbolizes "unity."

Campus Police twins snag back-to-back Officer of the Quarter Awards

In many ways, Lashawn and Lashanda Hall appear to be typical identical twins.

Dental hygiene students help CNAs develop oral health skills

For dental hygienists, teaching people proper oral care is as much a part of the profession as actually cleaning teeth.

Korpiel lands COO position with UHHS

The new chief operating officer for University Hospitals and Health System expects his new job to be both challenging and rewarding.

Batson Hospital names new CEO

Fresh off the plane from his native Texas, Guy Giesecke, the new chief executive officer of the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, already understands the importance the facility has in Mississippi.

UHHS CEO in PERS board runoff

The Public Employees' Retirement System of Mississippi has announced that David Putt, CEO of UHHS, will be in a runoff for the governing board's state university employees representative.