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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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Benson Hill is information security and privacy officer for the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

People of the U: Benson Hill

Monday, September 25, 2023

With education and experience in health care, technology and law, Benson Hill is uniquely qualified to serve as UMMC’s information security and privacy officer. The Tupelo native joined the Medical Center’s team in August 2020. Read More

When Lauren Winters takes aim at a project, she's liable to succeed, whether it's at her job or out in the field, where she excels as a hunter.

People of the U: Lauren Winters

Monday, August 21, 2023

Lauren Winters, a project manager in the Office of Well-being, has found at least one sure-fire way to achieve her own well-being, far from her work at the Medical Center. But, in her approach to that personal pursuit – hunting – there are many parallels with the way she does her job. Read More