The Office of Communications and Marketing is the Medical Center’s institutional connection to audience groups within UMMC, across Mississippi and beyond. Through strategic communications and promotion initiatives, our office tells the Medical Center’s story through print and electronic publications, advertising, creative content and digital communications, including social media.
The office serves as the primary connection to the news media and facilitates all interactions with UMMC experts.
In addition, C&M provides a variety of services to the Medical Center community, including creative design services, marketing strategies, publicity for noteworthy activities, tours and event planning.
Our office can be reached by phone Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at (601) 984-1100, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our office is located on the first floor of the Holmes Learning Resources Center, across from the Office of the Vice Chancellor. The closest public parking lot to our office is in Lot D across from the Nelson Student Union, next to the School of Pharmacy. Walk through the School of Medicine, and we are right inside the LRC to the left.
Members of the professional news media who need assistance covering Medical Center activities or events or would like a UMMC expert to participate in a story should contact Patrice Guilfoyle, director of communications, at (601) 984-2841 or email@example.com.
All members of the media who visit any UMMC location must be accompanied by an escort from the Office of Communications and Marketing.
Our office takes the privacy of our patients very serious and strictly follows federal HIPAA guidelines - external site.
Monday, November 27, 2023
Santa’s helpers can drop off items to brighten the holidays for Children’s of Mississippi patients during the children’s hospital’s annual Holiday Giving Drive in December, or they can choose items on Children’s of Mississippi wish lists online. Read More
Much of the Medical Center’s nearly 70-year-old story inhabits boxes, old files, film canisters, recordings and more – materials that need to be organized, cataloged and preserved. UMMC is committed to mining this trove in order to better illuminate its impact on the history of medicine in Mississippi – an ambition that has received a welcome boost. Read More
Children’s of Mississippi Annual Holiday Giving Drive is Dec. 13-15
Published on Monday, November 27, 2023
For the record: National Archives spurs online medical history project
NIH grants account for more than half of all research funding at UMMC
Physician-scientist returns to UMMC pipeline
Published on Monday, November 20, 2023
UMMC surgeons conduct the first single port robot-assisted surgeries in the state
2024 Run the Rainbow for Children’s adds marathon
Hogs for the Cause announces $1.5M gift for new oncology space at Children’s of Mississippi
Published on Wednesday, November 15, 2023
The Marshall plan: A stronger partnership between community, academic allergists is new ACAAI president’s goal
Published on Monday, November 13, 2023
UMMC maintains a vibrant and active presence on social media include accounts representing UMMC-related schools, departments, programs and various groups across Mississippi.
If you have any questions or concerns about a UMMC-associated social media account, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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