CenterView: July 15, 2013
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Dr John Phillips and Dr. Edward Hill
The world of dentistry is changing, Dr. Edward Hill says.
The professor of care planning and restorative sciences
in the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Dentistry
can remember when students poured all dental impressions by hand the old-fashioned way some 30 years ago.
When she entered Mississippi State University two decades ago, more people lived in her residence hall than in her hometown.
In some ways, the racial makeup of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s student body hasn’t changed much since the 1970s, according to Dr. Juanyce Taylor.
Physicians, nurses and other clinical staff at the University of Mississippi Medical Center are about to learn a new “language.”
During a meeting on a topic only marginally related, Dr. Janice Lage intercepted an issue like a cat swatting down a porch-lit moth.
Dr. Elizabeth Franklin doesn’t teach medical students, nor does she treat patients.
But in her new role at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, she will be able to make a crucial impact on health care in a state where residents struggle with obesity, hypertension, diabetes and more.