CenterView: February 21, 2011
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The rodeo is in town, and the action's not limited to the thundering spectacle of the Dixie National. Saddled up on a makeshift horse, 2-year-old Audrey Cargile yells "Whoa horsey!" while auditory/oral teacher Cheree Rembert wheels her around a classroom at Magnolia Speech School in Jackson.
Dr. Winfred L. Wiser's mark on this campus is plain. A hospital, an academic society, a fundraising group for patient needs and now a fully endowed chair bear his name.
UMMC Alliance's annual culinary competition raises approximately $63,000 for patient needs, art acquisition.
Dr. Ralph Vance never tires of ringing the warning bell about the dangers of tobacco smoke. He relays statistics and the latest research findings from memory with the ease and passion of a man on a mission.
As the Lawson Integrated Network Connection team enters the stretch run of LINC implementation at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the most critical contributors to the success of the Lawson system upgrade are about to come into play: UMMC faculty and staff.
The subject of obesity fell into Dr. Rick deShazo's lap when he came to the Medical Center 12 years ago. The professor of medicine and former chair noticed that nearly every patient on the internal medicine service was overweight.
Like the characters in "The Wizard of Oz," Terri Gillespie, new chief nursing officer for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children, is planning a little trip down the yellow brick road.