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CenterView: April 04, 2011

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Kellen Jex matches to Internal Medicine.
Kellen Jex matches to Internal Medicine.

UMMC students find out their education's next destination

In medical education's own version of March Madness, UMMC medical students found out March 18 where they will continue their training in residency programs across the nation.

Professor of medicine to receive American College of Physicians' highest honor

Dr. Joe Files, professor of medicine and director of the Division of Hematology, will travel to San Diego this week to receive his mastership from the American College of Physicians, joining a select group of Mississippi physicians who have received the national organization's highest recognition.

Children's cancer clinic volunteer to receive Governor's award for benevolent service

It has been said that one strong, unselfish soul in every community could actually redeem the world. Charles Haddad, a volunteer in the Mississippi Children's Cancer Clinic, just might be that soul.

Med students gain new outlet to support community

In January, 30-year-old Onterrio Jones was shot while leaving a party in Jackson after a feud turned violent. Struck in the side, the bullet damaged his spinal cord. After spending weeks recovering at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and University Rehabilitation Center, Jones returned home to adjust to a life of new challenges.

Biochemistry professor finds national renown in enzyme chain reactions

From inside the molecularly tiny world of enzymology, Dr. Victor Davidson, UMMC professor of biochemistry, is generating stand-out accomplishments.

UMMC receives glowing SACS report

UMMC's accreditation site visit by representatives of SACS, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, concluded Thursday morning with a glowing report.

In Memoriam: Dr. Fred William McEwen

Dr. Fred McEwen, first director of the pharmacy at UMMC, died on March 27. He was 83.

Horse show benefits CH

Children's Hospital patient Griffin Threatt, 5, of Jackson, takes a ride around the Kirk Fordice Equine Center during the Mississippi Charity Horse Show April 1. The three-day event raised more than $40,000 for the Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.