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CenterView: August 27, 2012

CenterView is published every other week, and is the internal publication of the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Content features news of interest for and about Medical Center faculty, staff, and students. Content may be reprinted with appropriate credit.

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UMMC leadership promotes respectful culture of professionalism

Dr. Jan Cooper remembers starting her career as a nurse many years ago at a Florida hospital and how the staff was instructed to stand whenever a physician came to the nurses’ station.

Restructuring severs National Children’s Study’s ties to UMMC

Federal-level restructuring of the National Children’s Study will end the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s involvement, meaning the loss of 53 local jobs and non-renewal of a five-year $12.8 million research contract that ends next month.

Family medicine chair tapped to lead nation’s second-largest medical specialty board

To her colleagues, students and patients, Dr. Diane K. Beebe, professor and chair of family medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, is known as a down-to-earth professional who’s as discreet and reassuring as her white lab coat.

Cafeteria renovations, beefed-up menus provide unparalleled dining experience at UMMC

After the ribbon is cut and the newly renovated main hospital cafeteria is dedicated on Thursday, Sept. 6, employees, students, patients and visitors will be treated to a dining experience unlike any ever offered at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Jones guides UMMC’s wound management program towards statewide flagship goal

Dr. Harriet L. Jones, associate professor of medicine, eagerly awaits the day when she will begin seeing patients in a planned renovation of space in the University Physicians Pavilion that will become the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s first comprehensive wound management clinic.

Medical Center takes proactive stance with mandatory influenza vaccinations in 2013

Dr. Rathel “Skip” Nolan is serious about protecting the health of patients at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.