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October
10/30/2014Dzielak is Graduate School top alumnus
Dr. David Dzielak’s career path has zigged and zagged since he received his doctorate in pharmacology in 1982 from UMMC’s School of Graduate Studies...

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10/30/20142014 Volunteers of the Year put focus on UMMC patients, families
From offering directions to giving a kind word or smile to patients and visitors, volunteers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center have...

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10/30/2014For April Mann, new alumni director, UMMC feels more like home
Throughout her career in higher education, April Mann has sought jobs that keep her close to students.At UMMC, she found one that also keeps her...

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10/27/2014Campus Police makeover makes UMMC's finest stand out
After 13 years in Campus Police at UMMC, Marcus Blanton was ready for a change.Not in careers, mind you – he’s perfectly content as a Campus Police...
10/27/2014Stories of Hope: Breast cancer patients share their journeys
Two women, two different breast cancers, two different journeys to survival.For Madison resident Monica Massey, the diagnosis came out of the blue....

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10/23/2014Ebola at UMMC: risk low, readiness high
UMMC’s Ebola response plan sharply focuses on protection of patients and employees while preserving the Medical Center’s ability to continue...
10/23/2014Colorectal cancer prevention earns UMMC accolades
The University of Mississippi Medical Center is a new member of a national organization dedicated to lowering deaths from colorectal cancer.
10/20/2014New 'ears' for hearing-impaired son give Brandon family a jump-start
Instead of soaking in the sweetness of her newborn son, Marlee Weir was praying he would suffer only hearing loss.That’s because sometime before...

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10/20/2014Waist size tops BMI as obesity measure, experts say
One of the biggest health issues facing Mississippi and the nation is obesity, yet the way the problem is measured remains debated.While the Centers...

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10/14/2014Diabetic no more: Patient gets state's first isolated pancreas transplant | (PDF)
Ask brittle diabetic Nancy Smith why she opted for a pancreas transplant, a rare procedure not without risk or potentially devastating...

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10/13/2014Guest presentations highlight UMMC calendar
A number of interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
10/13/2014UMMC staff receive service recognition
The Medical Center is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries this week: