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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.

Latest News

A cancer battle didn't stop RN Lauren Burch. She completed her School of Nursing studies and is an RN on the fourth floor of the Batson Tower of Children's of Mississippi.

People of The U: Lauren Burch

Monday, May 2, 2022

When Lauren Burch cares for her patients, she knows how they feel during a medical crisis. The School of Nursing graduate became an RN while battling cancer. Read More

Dr. Tawana Tucker, Health Promotion Disease Prevention (HPDP) program manager at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, is studying at the School of Nursing to become a family nurse practitioner.

People of The U: Dr. Tawana Tucker

Monday, April 4, 2022

Serving America and our country’s veterans is woven into the fabric of Dr. Tawana Tucker’s career. These days, she is balancing her post as Health Promotion Disease Prevention program manager at Veterans Affairs Medical Center, serving as a major in the U.S. Army Reserve, and studying at UMMC to become a family nurse practitioner. Read More