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Published in Press Releases on September 24, 2009 (PDF)

Jackson native receives full-tuition scholarship to UMMC

By Patrice Guilfoyle

Peter Mittwede of Jackson, an MD/PhD student at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, received the A. Wallace Conerly, MD Scholarship.


The Conerly Scholarship provides a stipend and full tuition for medical students enrolled in the MD/PhD Program. This program is designed to train the next generation of physician-scientists.

Mittwede earned his bachelor's degree at Belhaven College, and he is currently enrolled as a first-year medical student. After his second year in the School of Medicine, he will complete three years of research in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences. Then, he will return to medical school to complete the final two years.