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Huong Pham, foreground right, an occupational therapy student in the School of Health Related Professions, adjusts her classmate Mallory Smith's head while Smith acts as an opioid overdose victim during naloxone administration training last Friday in the medical education building. Bailey McPhail, left, a School of Pharmacy student, instructs the group that includes, from left, Elizabeth Bridges, OT student; Keely Mitchell, OT student; Sherlee Chandler, OT student; and Davis Kelly, medical student.

Task force targets opioid crisis with information barrage

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Since its creation almost two years ago, the UMMC Opioid Task Force has taken the fight against opioid addiction and abuse to the classroom, the clinic and the community. Its education blitz is arming caregivers, students and many Mississippi residents with information they can use to help check a menace that has cost the state and nation thousands of lives. Read More

Casey Keith, left, Mindray sales representative, enlightens his audience about the features of the new anesthesia machine. From left are Patrick Parker, Simulation Center coordinator; medical student John Robison; Dr. William Hulett, associate professor of anesthesiology; and medical students Candise Johnson and Alexander Meyer.

With state-of-the-art anesthesia machine, everyone’s sleeping better

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Future physicians, nurse practitioners, first responders and others will now be exposed to more cutting-edge training at the Medical Center, thanks to a global company’s gift of an advanced anesthesia machine. Simulation and Interprofessional Education Center staff say the machine is destined to pump new life into the campus’ learning environment. Read More

ID staff explain what UMMC employees need to know about COVID-19

As cases of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 continue to be diagnosed worldwide, Medical Center experts are equipping employees and staff with the vital information they need to be prepared should UMMC receive a patient with the new strain, first detected in late 2019 in Wuhan City, China.

Published on Thursday, February 20, 2020

People of the U: Mary Geneva Lindsey

Mary Geneva Lindsey knows the ins and outs of the surgical intensive care unit well. She’s been the unit secretary there for 15 years, and when asked about her favorite part of the job, she doesn’t hesitate.

Published on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

SOPH executive in residence shares population health expertise

The John D. Bower School of Population Health welcomed Heidi Margulis, a long-time government and regulatory affairs professional at Humana, to campus as the school’s first executive in residence. She spent last week sharing her experience improving population health throughout the country with a “one size fits none” approach.

Published on Monday, February 17, 2020

M.D./Ph.D. students promote representation with physician scientist event

To promote diversity in the biomedical sciences, UMMC’s M.D./Ph.D. Program is partnering with the American Physician Scientists Association to host a Physician Scientist Interest Day for underrepresented students on Feb. 29.

Published on Monday, February 17, 2020

People of the U: James White

Published on Friday, February 14, 2020

2020 Dental Alumna of the Year passionate about dentistry, community

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020

AARP report: Heart health can lead to brain health

Published on Thursday, February 13, 2020

Photos: 340 JPS students receive free dental care during Give Kids a Smile

Published on Monday, February 10, 2020

Keeton Chair represents professional pinnacle for pediatric urology chief

Published on Monday, February 10, 2020

Eye care providers can often spot the unexpected during routine exams

Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020

SOD faculty, students' weeklong mission: Offer free care to more than 1,000

Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020

Mississippi museum brings the arts to adult cancer patients at UMMC

Published on Thursday, February 6, 2020

People of the U: Caroline Compretta

Published on Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Nursing alum receives national award for diabetic peds work

Published on Friday, January 31, 2020

People of the U: Jim Miller

Published on Friday, January 31, 2020

UMMC salutes Barksdales for diversity, inclusion contributions

Published on Friday, January 31, 2020

New UMMC Grenada, Holmes County CEO focuses on quality health care

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2020

After 42 years, Imogene Clark still loyal dental school patient

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2020

At 5, Tupelo pediatric specialty clinic shows steady growth

Published on Thursday, January 30, 2020

Managing your weight: UMMC program offers individualized approach

Published on Monday, January 27, 2020

Biobank builds up new leadership, research efforts

Published on Monday, January 27, 2020

Patient’s mysterious neurological disease no match for UMMC specialist

Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020

People of the U: Jenny Herron

Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2020