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US. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, right, instructs Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant on how to administrate the opioid-reversal drug naloxone to Dr. John Caleb Grenn, internal medicine and pediatrics resident.

Surgeon General: Agency cooperation, use of opioid-reversal drug can stem epidemic

Thursday, May 17, 2018

The nation is gripped in an opioid abuse epidemic, and so is Mississippi. How to turn the tide is a quandary for local, state and federal officials alike. On Thursday, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams visited the Medical Center to give a progress report and his unique perspective on a public health emergency that kills someone’s family member in the United States every 12 ½ minutes.

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Displaying the check awarded to the pitch competition winner are, from left, Terrence Hibbert, director of innovation; Julia Belaya of event cosponsor Plug and Play; and Dr. Richard L. Summers, associate vice chancellor for research.

Forum a HIT for UMMC's innovation efforts

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

From a fireside chat to a look into the future of technology, UMMC's inaugural Health Innovation and Transformation Forum offered plenty of interactive content. But the highlight of last Tuesday's gathering of health care innovation and industry leaders was a pitch competition that raised the bar for technological ideas.

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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.

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