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Rosemary Williamson, 14, a Clinton resident, winces as Kate Morgan, ambulatory nurse, administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

UMMC experts: COVID-19 shots good for children 12 and older

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Mississippi youths ages 12 to 15 are now eligible to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the Medical Center’s vaccination clinic in the Jackson Medical Mall Thad Cochran Center. Pediatric experts say the expansion of the vaccine distribution to a younger age group will keep children and communities safer. Read More

Joining together to announce the $3.8 million Bower Foundation grant April 19 at the School of Nursing are, from left, Dr. Ralph Didlake, UMMC associate vice chancellor for academic affairs; Dr. Kandy Smith, professor of nursing; Dr. Julie Sanford, School of Nursing dean; Anne Travis, Bower Foundation CEO; and Kathy Elliott, dean of health science at Hinds Community College.

Bower Foundation grant funds UMMC-trained nurse educators

Monday, April 19, 2021

The need for more health care administrators and community college nurse educators will be addressed through Building a Strong Future for Nursing in Mississippi, a project funded by the Bower Foundation that will also provide scholarships for the School of Nursing’s RN-to-MSN program. Read More

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