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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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Amanda McCullough is lead laboratory technologist at UMMC Grenada.

People of the U: Amanda McCullough

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Amanda McCullough is a fixture in UMMC Grenada’s laboratory working at a job she loves. Her ties to the hospital are deep. She received pre- and post-transplant care at UMMC Grenada’s abdominal transplant clinic in her quest for a new kidney to replace her diseased ones. Her surgery was performed on the Jackson campus. April is Donate Life Month, and McCullough is celebrating the observance as she marks the six-month anniversary of her transplant. Read More

Melody Longino is manager of ambulatory operations at the UMMC School of Dentistry.

People of the U: Melody Longino

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Whether they’re getting new set of dentures or a regular teeth-cleaning, patients in the School of Dentistry clinics stand a good chance of seeing Melody Longino, manager of SOD clinics. She’s a constant presence, helping patients to navigate the system and trouble-shooting to make sure that their needs are met. Read More