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 Ruth Cummins, assistant director for media relations, at (601) 984-1104 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.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Keeping up to date with various policies, procedures and guidelines at an academic medical center can be a real challenge - especially at an institution the size of UMMC. Riding to the rescue is Amanda Gentry, who leads the newly created Office of Policy. Read More
Monday, November 23, 2020
UMMC clinician-scientists played a significant role in a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute study that concluded hydroxychloroquine does not significantly improve clinical outcomes for COVID-19 patients. The published findings are valuable because they will allow clinicians to make evidence-based best choices for the treatment of those with the novel coronavirus. Read More
New office 'ultimate resource' for UMMC policy management
Published on Wednesday, November 25, 2020
UMMC staff support HCQ COVID-19 ineffectiveness findings
Published on Monday, November 23, 2020
Justice Dept. grants $6M to confront opioid abuse, save lives
Is your home COVID-19 ready? If you're unsure, use these tips
People of the U: Laron Trigg
Published on Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Xavier’s heart, hands mended by Children’s of Mississippi
Published on Monday, November 16, 2020
Children’s of Mississippi holiday toy drives go virtual this year
Meredith Aldridge named new leader of Medical Center’s Office of Development
Published on Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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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