Ebola at UMMC: risk low, readiness high

Ebola 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 functioning as the state’s leading provider of tertiary and quaternary care should a case turn up in...

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Congressional Briefing Highlights Role of AMC's

Oct 14, 2014
Association of American Medical Colleges

When you're put in hospital isolation

Sep 30, 2014
U.S. News and World Report

UMMC, Mayo Clinic collaborate to help patients

Oct 5, 2014
The Clarion-Ledger
New 'ears' for hearing-impaired son give Brandon family a jump-start

New '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 birth, her son Reece became infected with cytomegalovirus (CMV). After a normal pregnancy, he was born...

Waist size tops BMI as obesity measure, experts say

Waist 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 for Disease Control and Prevention has popularized the Body Mass Index, a formula using a person’s...

Diabetic no more: Patient gets state's first isolated pancreas transplant

Diabetic no more: Patient gets state's first isolated pancreas transplant

Ask brittle diabetic Nancy Smith why she opted for a pancreas transplant, a rare procedure not without risk or potentially devastating complications, and she’ll tell you about her heart.

Despite cutbacks, discovery enterprise nearly doubles last year’s funding

Despite cutbacks, discovery enterprise nearly doubles last year’s funding

During one of the most competitive times to access funding from one of the nation’s largest research sponsors, the University of Mississippi Medical Center has received more awards and more money than the previous year.


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Mass casualty drill helps sharpen disaster response skills

Mass casualty drill helps sharpen disaster response skills

The event staged by UMMC’s Mississippi Center for Emergency Services caps a three-day training course for professionals from fire protection services, law enforcement, disaster management, emergency medical services, public health, medical and nursing staff. It’s a component of the core curriculum of the Advanced Disaster Life Support training course provided by UMMC.

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School of Graduate Studies Research Day 2014

School of Graduate Studies Research Day 2014

At least 200 faculty and students in UMMC’s School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences learn what others do in their laboratories during annual Research Day. This year’s Oct. 24 event drove home the reality that some graduates will take an...


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BMI, body mass index, is the most popular method of measuring obesity, but not the most effective. In BMI, location of fat isn't taken into consideration.

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