Gov. Phil Bryant, center, listens as Mississippi's First Lady Deborah Bryant, left, reads to Niyah Miller of Jackson, who holds her two-day-old daughter, at UMMC's Wiser Hospital for Women and Children on Thursday, Oct. 16.
Mrs. Bryant visited several new moms and presented them with the new "Love.Read.Learn" Baby Journal she helped unveil through the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. The book will be distributed to new parents for free at hospitals throughout the state as a way to encourage them to read to their kids at an early age.
Oct 18, 2014
Research funding at UMMC on the rise, bucking national trend.
FY 2014 - $52,185,653 in research funding (127 awards)
FY 2013 - $28,488,789 in research funding (119 awards)
Oct 17, 2014
Brandon Boyd, UMMC pharmacy tech, receives his #flu shot from 3rd year University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy student Ellison Brown.
For the first time, all UMMC employees and students are required to get the flu vaccine.
Dr. Rathel “Skip” Nolan, professor and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases, said the new policy is important to the health of our patients.
“We recognize we have a moral obligation to protect the patients with whom we have been entrusted,” Nolan said. “Making this policy mandatory is just good common sense.”
Oct 18, 2014