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CenterView: February 13, 2012

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Pharmacy students, from left, Lamar Jackson, Sabrina McGee, Betsy Morgan, Stephen Porter and Michael McGuire
Pharmacy students, from left, Lamar Jackson, Sabrina McGee, Betsy Morgan, Stephen Porter and Michael McGuire

New education, research building brings students, faculty under one roof

Students in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy tend to lose touch with each other when they relocate to Jackson to complete their education, according to Stephen Porter, a fourth professional year (PY4) student.

SHRP's health informatics program transforms into graduate-level training

The Health Informatics and Information Management program in the School of Health Related Professions is undergoing a transformation to adapt to the future.

Annual culinary throwdown benefits UMMC Alliance

Reports leaking from the Medical Center say the 2012 Taste of the U is stacking up as the snazziest, swingingest event yet.

Medical team provides multidisciplinary approach to sleep apnea therapy

Physicians and dentists at the University of Mississippi Medical Center have developed a multidisciplinary team approach to treating sleep apnea, which they hope will provide patients with an improved quality of life.

Training team preps UMMC staff before EHR system launch

Physicians, nurses, and other health-care workers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center who aren't yet familiar with the new EPIC system are about to receive a crash course.

JHS study discovers less blood pressure 'dipping' among poor

Blood pressures during sleep drop farther in people of higher socioeconomic status than in the poorer and less educated, according to a recent publication from the Jackson Heart Study.