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People of the U

Every institution is rich with personal stories. We want to know ours, and to share them with you.

Do you know a student, staff member, volunteer or faculty member at the University of Mississippi Medical Center whose story would make an interesting feature, or who deserves to be recognized?

Someone who you think more people should know about because of his or her commitment to their job and/or the people they work with or for? Who has a fascinating hobby? Who takes part in a remarkable group? Who has accomplished something amazing?

We want to share what makes them special and unique. To nominate someone to be considered for a People of the U feature, submit this short form. If your nominee is chosen, Communications and Marketing staff will be in contact to learn more about his or her personal story.

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Dr. Scott Berry, chief of breast surgery and surgical director of the Comprehensive Breast Center, shows his commitment to patients by taking part in Real Men Wear Pink.

People of the U: Scott Berry

Monday, October 3, 2022

Dr. Scott Berry is passionate about giving breast cancer patients life-saving care. He’s showing his support for those fighting the disease by taking part in the American Cancer Society’s Real Men Wear Pink fundraiser, along with Dr. Thomas Dobbs, dean of the John D. Bower School of Population Health. Read More

Najhawan Billingsley is a critical care nurse at UMMC Grenada.

People of the U: Najhawan Billingsley

Monday, September 26, 2022

When Najhawan Billingsley cares for patients in UMMC Grenada’s critical care unit, he knows some of them because they’ve been there before. They develop a family relationship as Billingsley does all he can to improve their conditions so that they can be transferred to a regular floor and regain their health. Read More