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Maranda Guess, a nurse in the pediatric Emergency Department, makes notes on incoming

Mass casualty exercise tests emergency, MED-COM readiness

Monday, October 23, 2017

It could have been an 18-wheeler jumping the I-55 median near the Madison exit, hitting a charter bus and sending dozens to area hospitals. Any mass casualty event, no matter the circumstances, requires UMMC’s emergency medicine and communications staff to be the first ones on their toes. An exercise led by the Center for Emergency Services last Friday tested the Medical Center’s readiness, helping staff identify strong and weak points.

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Students in the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences program attend physiology lecture with Dr. Barbara Alexander, professor of physiology and biophysics. New classroom space and increased interest in master's and post-baccalaureate training prior to medical and dental school have spurred UMMC to increase class sizes in the degree program.

Biomedical Sciences program experiences rapid growth

Thursday, October 19, 2017

The opening of the new School of Medicine academic building has already facilitated growth for other UMMC schools. The M.S. in Biomedical Sciences, which prepares potential medical, dental and Ph.D. students for the next stage of their education, has a record number of students this year.

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