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February
2/26/2015Hospital expansion will 'transform' health care for Mississippi's children
Children's of Mississippi is planning a building project that includes extensive renovations to Batson Children's Hospital and  an expansive new...

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2/26/2015Endowed psychiatry fund supports lectureship, residents
A generous gift from retired University of Mississippi Medical Center professor and physician Dr. Edgar Draper of Jackson has now become a fully...
2/24/2015Planned Jackson technology center to include new home for UMMC telehealth
A Baton Rouge, La.-based data company set its sights on Jackson and announced on Tuesday  it will build a technology center that, in part, will...

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2/23/2015Brunson tapped for IHL diversity educator award
Dr. Claude Brunson, a long-time University of Mississippi Medical Center faculty member, advisor to the Vice Chancellor and the first African...
2/23/2015Patient falls: First predict, then prevent
Patients on registered nurse Flora Green's floor have something to look at when they're lying in bed: A sign on the ceiling that tells them not to...
2/19/2015Woodward, in driver’s seat, plans to step on the gas
Dr. LouAnn Woodward, the Medical Center's newly selected vice chancellor, will take over from a man old enough to be her father but not too old to...
2/19/2015Not ready for retirement? Here's how to get on track
Whether they've been working at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for more than two decades or for less than two days, all UMMC employees...
2/19/2015Taste milestone marked by miracles, healing
The Taste of the U, the UMMC Alliance's culinary extravaganza, is scheduled for the 25th - and final - time from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, at...
2/18/2015Mississippi native chosen to lead Medical Center
Dr. LouAnn Heath Woodward, an emergency medicine physician and academic administrator who has served as second-in-command of the University of...

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2/16/2015American Physiological Society elects 9th president with UMMC ties
The next shift in leadership at the American Physiological Society will see another University of Mississippi Medical Center scientist preparing to...

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2/16/2015Give Kids A Smile puts grins on JPS students’ faces
More than 700 Jackson-area elementary school students went on a field trip to get their teeth cleaned – some for the first time – during Give Kids a...

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2/12/2015UMMC, researcher awarded U.S. patent for eye treatment
During the six decades that the University of Mississippi Medical Center has been in business, only a select few of these have materialized. But as...