Community screening program spreads gospel of healthy habits

Community screening program spreads gospel of healthy habits

As usual, dozens of men and women were lining up at Galloway United Methodist Church’s soup kitchen last Thursday morning, but most were hungry for more than food.About an hour later, many in this mostly homeless group had filled up on a serving of...

Two finalists named for vice chancellor post

Two finalists named for vice chancellor post

It’s down to two.  Two final candidates under consideration to become UMMC’s next vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine. They include an internal candidate, Dr. LouAnn Woodward, who has served as associate vice...

Tupelo pediatric clinic offers subspecialty care near home

Tupelo pediatric clinic offers subspecialty care near home

The community collaboration that has made possible a new specialty pediatric clinic in North Mississippi will allow the region’s children to stay close to home for higher levels of care.The clinic at Tupelo’s Journal Business Park, which formally...

Elton John AIDS Foundation renews grant with UMMC physician

Elton John AIDS Foundation renews grant with UMMC physician

The Elton John AIDS Foundation will renew its financial support for building access to HIV-health services through a program based out of the University of Mississippi Medical Center. In an award letter to UMMC officials, the foundation stated one...

2020 Vision: New strategic plan emphasizes mission integration, individual performance

2020 Vision: New strategic plan emphasizes mission integration, individual performance

For many, a strategic plan is like a GPS hidden away in your glove compartment: sure, it can tell you how to get where you want to go, but first you’ve got to dig it out and switch it on.


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Video: Jingle Bell Jog benefits Children's Cancer Center

Video: Jingle Bell Jog benefits Children's Cancer Center

Southern AgCredit’s Fit for Agriculture and Jingle Bell Jog, a unique racing event featuring a half-marathon, 10K, and 5K was a huge success for the Children’s Cancer Center at Batson Children’s Hospital. More than 1,000 registrants and volunteers participated in the event Saturday, December 6 at Madison Central High School.

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Photos: Students, staff quench thirst of runners

Photos: Students, staff quench thirst of runners

When runners in Saturday’s Mississippi Blues Half Marathon reached mile marker 6.5 on Lakeland Drive, many were ready for a cool drink despite below-freezing temperatures. Waiting for them with drinks in hand were members of the Division of Public...


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Sometimes children of School of Dentistry graduates are so fond of their parents' profession, they choose to follow in their footsteps. Sometimes for about 30 graduates or current students, that path leads them through the same academic doors as their mother or father. It’s a testament to the #dentistry profession and a nod to the time and attention those parents were able to give their kids because of the flexibility afforded by their practices.

M2's Wood and Ashley and former Grad School Dean Dr. Ing Kang Ho would love to sell you a #raffle ticket to win some yummy noms. Visit them on the SOM first floor. Proceeds go to the Pricilla Li Scholarship.

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Our online Master of Science in Nursing program has been named among the best in the nation. See where we rank here: bit.ly/1wBRsvY

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Dr. Rick is in on @SoRemMPB with special guests @msdh's Dr. Mary Currier and @UMMCnews' Dr. Jimmy Keeton. @MPBOnline

Progeny of some School of Dentistry grads follow parents' path - profession and school choice: bit.ly/1wz8hHT

Free sports physicals clinic by UMMC Orthopaedic, Sat., Jan. 31 from 8-11am at UP Pavillion on UMMC's campus.