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Dr. Dustin Sarver, left, and Dr. Philip Merideth are co-investigators in the HRSA-funded study.

Mental health access hotline gets $2.3M HRSA grant

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Mental health care for children will be just a few clicks away once CHAMP, an acronym for Child Access to Mental Health and Psychiatry, is operational. The federally funded study will bring mental health professionals, though telehealth, to a family’s primary care provider. Read More

School works to fill Mississippi's dental gap

School works to fill Mississippi's dental gap

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The School of Dentistry is working to address the severe shortage of dental providers across the state as highlighted by a recent national report. But the SOD has its challenges: The school can’t accept more than 40 students per class, not nearly enough to keep pace with the number of dentists who retire each year. Read More

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