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UMMC and the Office of Research send their congratulations to the 2021 Excellence in Research Awards recipients. This year’s honorees all contributed to the Medical Center’s record-breaking funding year.

Research awards mark faculty, staff funding achievements

Monday, October 25, 2021

The Office of Research recognized 17 UMMC personnel for reaching new heights in extramural funding for their original scientific ideas. This year’s Excellence in Research Awards honorees represent four schools and nine departments. Read More

Among the Medical Center's diversity, equity and inclusion leaders are, from left, Dr. Hanna Broome, GWIMS president; Mandy Scott, Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI); Shirley Pendolfi, ODI; Dr. Kristin Nalls, School of Dentistry dean of student affairs and inclusion; Dr. Erin Dehon, DEI vice chair, Emergency Medicine; Dr. Roberto Santos, DEI vice chair, Pediatrics; Dr. Juanyce Taylor, UMMC chief diversity and inclusion officer and ODI leader; Vikki Gholar, School of Population Health; Ivanna Adams-Nelson, School of Medicine student; Dashunda Bailey, ODI; and Dr. Marilyn Harrington, DEI director, School of Nursing.

Diversity, equity, inclusion: It’s part of the culture at UMMC

Monday, October 25, 2021

Across the Medical Center campus, from academic departments to student organizations, a culture of diversity and inclusion is growing. It might be interfaith services at the hospital chapel, a fresh eye to hiring practices, or supporting women and minorities in their quest to excel in research. The efforts of many are being recognized on state and national levels as this important work continues. Read More

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In CONSULT, readers will have the opportunity to learn more about the cutting-edge clinical advances, innovative educational programs and groundbreaking research occurring at UMMC. Plus, CONSULT will regularly showcase our experts' best advice for living a healthy and mindful life. Read More