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Monday, May 23, 2022
This Friday, the John D. Bower School of Population will grant six doctoral degrees, the first in the school’s history. Two students, one from each PhD program, show how their degrees will help them grow a healthier Mississippi. Read More
Monday, May 9, 2022
The John D. Bower School of Population Health uses state government as a teaching tool through its semester-long health policy fellowship. Since 2019, the program has taught students, residents and faculty about bills, bonds and bicameral bodies so they may use the knowledge to help build a healthier Mississippi. Read More
For the third year in a row, Medical Center schools as a whole have boosted the number of students who have decided to make health care careers their goal as the state’s future nurses, scientists, doctors, dentists, speech pathologists, occupational or physical therapists, among many more. In the face of the pandemic and personal crises, they have prevailed.
Published on Monday, November 15, 2021
Those who learn, teach and lead among the Medical Center’s rollcall of schools are, of course, also up against the pandemic’s growing list of deficits and demands – in the clinic and the classroom. At UMMC, COVID-19 has already had a profound impact on education, most certainly for all time.
Published on Monday, August 16, 2021
Quest Whalen came back to Mississippi to earn her master’s in biostatistics and data science at the John D. Bower School of Population Health. The next stage of her journey will take her far professionally, if not geographically: the school’s PhD program in the same field.
Published on Monday, May 17, 2021
Chronic illnesses and comorbidities in Mississippi mean the state's prevalence of diabetes is very high. Not only can diabetes be life-threatening, but for Black and Hispanic patients infected with COVID-19, it can increase their chances of hospitalization and even death.
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