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School of Nursing student Maya Anderson inserts a peripheral IV into a manikin arm as part of the school’s skills relay exercise, held in August at UMMC’s Simulation and Interprofessional Education Center in the Medical Education Building. The school recorded an enrollment rise of 4 percent for the fall, second-highest rate among campus schools.

Serial numbers: Enrollment pattern is unbroken, thanks to another bounce

Monday, November 7, 2022

In numbers that continue to grow, people are choosing the Medical Center as their academic home. For the campus as a whole, fall enrollment climbed again, registering sharp rises in at least two schools. Read More

School of Medicine graduates Hunter Altman, left, and Adam Goodman fist bump prior to commencement.

Photo Gallery: Graduates smile after reaching educational milestone

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Family and friends were on hand to cheer on UMMC’s 2022 graduates for earning degrees ranging from baccalaureate to doctorates. Ceremonies Friday at Mississippi Coliseum were the first to include six health sciences schools since 2019. Read More

UMMC celebrates 959 May 2022 graduates across six health sciences schools

Hundreds of UMMC graduates earned degrees in the health sciences Friday during a ceremony at Mississippi Coliseum. The number of degrees conferred this year showed an increase of 97 from 2021, reflecting the Medical Center’s efforts to meet the state’s health care needs.

Published on Friday, May 27, 2022

UMMCGrad2022: SOPH’s first PhD recipients shine

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.

Published on Monday, May 23, 2022

Schoolhouse docs: Health policy fellows learn legislative process

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.

Published on Monday, May 9, 2022

The size is right: Campus enrollment climbs

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

Seven schools and six ways from Sunday: Students, faculty brazen out COVID surge

Published on Monday, August 16, 2021

#UMMCGrad2021: Biostatistics student on Quest for excellence

Published on Monday, May 17, 2021

Study: Diabetes, COVID-19 combo riskier for Blacks, Hispanics

Published on Monday, January 25, 2021

UMMC begins NIH study on COVID-19, community engagement

Published on Monday, October 12, 2020

As Mississippians with HIV age, their health risks increase

Published on Monday, July 13, 2020

#UMMCGrad2020: New SOPH grad to tackle social health disparities

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

SOPH executive in residence shares population health expertise

Published on Monday, February 17, 2020

SOPH moves into new home, affirms commitment to healthier state

Published on Thursday, November 7, 2019

Grant funding boosts HIV care access throughout Southeast

Published on Monday, September 16, 2019

Population health management graduates apply skills to practice

Published on Thursday, September 12, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019

#UMMCGrad19: First SOPH grads dig into data

Published on Thursday, May 23, 2019

Population Health lecture addresses sickness, wellness in U.S.

Published on Monday, April 8, 2019

Community, training centers add to Jackson Heart Study's mission

Published on Thursday, February 21, 2019

EversCare food pantry partnership helps feed patients in need

Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019

People of the U: Alana Bowman, Dr. Jason Griggs

Published on Monday, February 4, 2019

Population Health invites UMMC Family to play BINGO

Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019

School of Population Health dispenses research expertise for charity medication network

Published on Monday, December 3, 2018

New degree helps clinicians master population health management

Published on Thursday, September 13, 2018