CenterView: December 16, 2013
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Paul Davis, left, and Dr. Mark Earl
The red tattooed medical star emblazoned with the word “DIABETIC” on the back of Paul Davis’ left hand indicates he’s no ordinary guy.
At major medical centers like the University of Mississippi Medical Center, there are disasters – bus wrecks, tornadoes, plant explosions and the like – that test the preparedness and grit of these institutions and their staffs.
In Rochester, Minn., where Dr. Peter Arnold grew up, you could hardly shake a tree without a surgeon falling out.
The time has come to begin thinking about what goals to set for 2014, and no doubt everyone is familiar with the disappointment of a fizzled-out New Year’s resolution.
New findings in often overlooked brain cells called microglia could lead to better understanding of – and possibly treatments for – neurological disorders, including autism, ALS, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease.
First-year dentistry student Kyle Neely already had been thinking about opening a private practice one day in his “old stomping grounds” of Star, but the prospect of student loans was a major cause for concern.
Various events around the UMMC Campus displaying our Holiday Spirit.