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Centers and Institutes Leadership

UMMC Centers and Institutes
Institute/CenterTypeDirector or Designee
Basic and Advanced Resuscitation Training CenterCenterJereme King, Paramedic, RN, MS
Cancer Center and Research InstituteInstituteAlan Jones, MD (interim)
Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases Research CenterExternal DesignationJohn Hall, PhD
Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center (CRRC)CenterJoey Granger, PhD
Center for Advancement of Youth (CAY)Clinical CenterDavid Elkin, PhD; Barbara Saunders, DO
Center for Bioethics and Medical HumanitiesCenterRalph Didlake, MD
Center for Children with Medical ComplexityCenterC. Christian Payne, MD; Chris Collado, DHA
Center for Clinical and Translational ScienceCenterLeigh Ann Ross, PharmD
Center for Comparative ResearchCenterAndrew W. Grady, DVM
Center for Gender and Sexual Minority HealthClinical CenterAlex Mills, PharmD; Seth Kalin, MD
Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Policy (within Myrlie Evers Williams Institute)CenterThomas E. Dobbs, MD, MPH
Center for Immunology and Microbal SciencesCenterLarry McDaniel, PhD
Center for Informatics and AnalyticsCenterRamona Sandlin, Interim Director
Center for Innovation and Discovery in AddictionsCenterJames Rowlett, PhD; Jefferson Parker, PhD
Center for Integrative HealthClinical CenterDanny Burgess, PhD
Center for Maternal and Fetal CareClinical CenterSarah Novotny, MD
Center for Neuromuscular DisordersClinical CenterAmanda Witt, MD
Center for Sialendoscopy and Salivary Gland DisordersClinical CenterJ. Randall Jordan, MD
Center for Tobacco Treatment, Education, and Research (ACT) CenterKaren Crews, DMD
Center of Excellence in Developmental Outcomes Research (CEDOR)CenterBarbara Saunders, DO
Children's Heart CenterCenterWilliam B. Moskowitz, MD
Children's of Mississippi Center for Cancer and Blood DisordersCenterAnderson Collier, MD
Children's Safe Center External DesignationScott Benton, MD
Comprehensive Epilepsy CenterClinical CenterMecheri Sundaram, MD
COVID-19 Center of ExcellenceExternal DesignationJonathan Wilson, PhD
Cystic Fibrosis Care Center(Pediatric) (Adult)External DesignationJoseph Majure, MD; John Spurzem, MD
Face and Skin CenterClinical CenterJeremy Jackson, MD; Kim Ward, MD
Judith Gore Gearhart Clinical Skills CenterClinical CenteAlaina Herrington, DNP, RN, FSSH, ANEF, CHSE-A, CNOR
Memory Impairment and Neurodegenerative Dementia Center (MIND)CenterThomas Mosley, PhD
Mississippi AIDS Education Training CenterExternal DesignationJames B. Brock, MD; Sherry Stephens-Gibson, DrPH, MPH, MCHES
Mississippi Center for Clinical and Translational ResearchExternal DesignationJoey Granger, PhD
Mississippi Center for Emergency ServicesClinical CenterStephen Houck, MS, FP-C, CCP, NRP, RN
Mississippi Center for Heart Research (MCHR)CenterMichael Hall, MD; Yingjie Chen, PhD
Mississippi Center for Obesity Research (MCOR)CenterJohn E. Hall, PhD
Mississippi Center of Excellence in Perinatal ResearchExternal DesignationJane F. Reckelhoff, PhD
Mississippi Centre for Evidence-Based Practice: A Joanna Briggs Institute Centre of ExcellenceExternal DesignationRobin Christian, DNP; Michelle Palokas, DNP, RN-CPN
Mississippi Clinical Research and Trials CenterCenterGailen Marshall, MD, PhD
Mississippi Poison Control CenterExternal DesignationMichael Martin, MD
Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health DisparitiesInstituteThomas E. Dobbs, MD, MPH
Simulation and Interprofessional Education CenterCenterAnna Lerant, MD
Skin Cancer CenterClinical CenterWilliam Black, MD
Stephanie & Mitchell Morris Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Research and InnovationClinical CenterIan Hoppe, MD
UMMC BiobankCenterGouri Mahajan, PhD
UMMC Neuro InstituteInstituteMary A. Willis, MD
Comprehensive Stroke CenterExternal DesignationChad Washington, MD
UMMC Telehealth Center of ExcellenceExternal DesignationSaurabh Chandra, MD, PhD
Center for Voice and SwallowingExternal DesignationJohn Schweinfurth, MD
University Heart CenterClinical CenterMichael McMullan, MD
Women's Health Research CenterCenterJane F. Recklelhoff, PhD