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UMMC Centers and Institutes
Institute/CenterTypeDirector or Designee
Basic and Advanced Resuscitation Training CenterCenterJereme King, Paramedic, RN, MS
Cancer Center and Research InstituteInstituteDr. Rodney P. Rocconi
Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases Research CenterExternal DesignationJohn Hall, PhD
Cardiovascular-Renal Research Center (CRRC)CenterDavid E. Stec, 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 ScienceCenterMeagan Brown, PharmD
Center for Comparative ResearchCenterAndrew W. Grady, DVM
Center for HIV/AIDS Research, Education and Policy (within Myrlie Evers Williams Institute)CenterThomas E. Dobbs, MD, MPH
Center for Informatics and AnalyticsCenterSandeep Rustagi
Center for Immunology and Microbial ResearchCenterLarry S. McDaniel, Ph.D.
Center for Innovation and Discovery in AddictionsCenterJames Rowlett, PhD; Andrew Voluse, PhD
Center for Integrative HealthClinical CenterDanny Burgess, PhD
Center for Maternal and Fetal CareClinical CenterSarah Novotny, MD; Angelle Klar, 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)CenterJonathan Hontzas, DNP
Children's Heart CenterCenterWilliam B. Moskowitz, MD
Children's of Mississippi Center for Cancer and Blood DisordersCenterTBD
Children's Safe Center External DesignationScott Benton, MD; Courtney Helfrich, MBA
Comprehensive Epilepsy CenterClinical Center Olga Selioutski, DO 
Cystic Fibrosis Care Center (Pediatric & Adult)External DesignationJoseph Majure, MD; Andrew Wilhelm, MD
Esophageal Health and Reflux Center Clinical Center Jacob R. Moremen, MD 
Face and Skin CenterClinical CenterJeremy Jackson, MD; Kim Ward, MD
Judith Gore Gearhart Clinical Skills CenterClinical CenterTBD
Memory Impairment and Neurodegenerative Dementia Center (MIND)CenterThomas Mosley, PhD
Mississippi AIDS Education Training CenterExternal DesignationSherry Stephens-Gibson, DrPH, MPH, MCHES
Mississippi Burn Center Clinical Center Peter Arnold, MD 
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; Ji Li, PhD
Mississippi Center for Obesity Research (MCOR)CenterJohn E. Hall, PhD
Mississippi Center of Excellence in Perinatal ResearchExternal DesignationJane F. Reckelhoff, PhD; Denise Cornelius, 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
Molecular Center of Health and Disease (MCHD) External Designation Michael R. Garrett, PhD 
Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health DisparitiesInstituteThomas E. Dobbs, MD, MPH
Simulation and Interprofessional Education CenterCenterNorma Ojeda, MD
Skin Cancer CenterClinical CenterWilliam Black, MD
Stephanie & Mitchell Morris Center for Cleft and Craniofacial Research and InnovationClinical CenterIan Hoppe, MD
UMMC Biobank Center Birdie B. Lamarca, PhD; Sheila Belk, MD; Evangeline Deer, PhD
UMMC Neuro InstituteInstituteMary A. Willis, MD
UMMC Stroke CenterExternal DesignationChad Washington, MD
UMMC Telehealth Center of ExcellenceExternal DesignationSaurabh Chandra, MD, PhD
UMMC Voice and Swallowing CenterExternal DesignationJohn Schweinfurth, MD; Josephine Alston, SLP
University Heart CenterClinical CenterMichael McMullan, MD; Abbey Street, FACHE
Women's Health Research CenterCenterLicy Yanes Cardozo, MD