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.
Monday, September 20, 2021
A liaison between caregivers and patients, Shukundala “Connie” Champion is a licensed clinical social worker at Children’s of Mississippi’s inpatient psychiatric unit. Surrounded by her growing Hello Kitty collection, Champion helps connect patients with the outpatient care they’ll need to thrive. Read More
Following a national search, the National Institutes of Health announced that Dr. April Carson will be the next leader of the 20-year study of cardiovascular health and disease in African Americans. Carson, previously faculty at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, will be at the helm of the study’s research, education and community engagement missions. Read More
People of the U: Shukundala "Connie" Champion
Published on Monday, September 20, 2021
Jackson Heart Study announces new director
Bowing out of bias: Project aims to foster trust in doctors
Children’s of Mississippi team removes tumor hidden in Gulfport child’s heart
They’ve been framed: Medical students expose artistic side
Published on Monday, September 13, 2021
People of the U: Paul Sabbatini
Koller recognized with women’s surgery honor
Paradis continues trailblazing career as first female UMMC police chief, executive director of public safety
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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