CenterView: May 10, 2010
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As president-elect of the 10,500-member American Physiological Society, Dr. Joey Granger occupies a place in the rarified stratosphere of American science.
On a recent spring day at the University Rehabilitation Center, Matt Phillips arrived for his morning physical therapy session wearing a neck brace and walking gingerly. His therapist, Lanny, greeted the 21-year-old enthusiastically, eager to begin working
The series of tornados that cut a deadly swath through six central Mississippi counties April 24 called for the largest mobilization of emergency health-care workers throughout the state since Hurricane Katrina.
Before the deadly tornado reached Yazoo County April 24, AirCare1 flight nurse Dan Turner and paramedic Stacy Gill began packing supplies. Equipment for penetrating wounds? Check. Provisions for crush injuries? Check.
Mississippi Med-Com is assisting the U.S. Coast Guard-New Orleans Command Center in coordinating a multi-agency response to the April 20 Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig explosion and subsequent oil spill currently effecting the Gulf of Mexico.
It is an enigma that has confounded Mississippi historians for more than a century. Five of the 15 children born to affluent 19th century Jackson couple Charles Henry and Adaline Manship died in infancy. Although infant mortality was relatively common at the time, the exact causes of the Manship children's deaths had gone unrecorded. As the decades passed, no one could determine exactly what had happened to the tiniest offspring of one of the city's most notable civil servants.
In 2004, the School of Health Related Professions enrolled the first students in health sciences, a baccalaureate program designed to promote career advancement for health-care workers and administrative personnel by equipping them with a professional degree.
The first two residents of the Department of Radiation Oncology's newly accredited program will begin training July 1.
More than 200 medical reference books donated by School of Medicine students and faculty were received by Kabul Medical University staff in Afghanistan April 21. The books cover a variety of studies within the field of medicine.