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Monday, April 8, 2019
The founding dean of the second school of population health in the United States visited the Medical Center, home to the country's third SOPH, last week to give valuable insights to faculty and students during the third annual Distinguished Population Health Lecture. Read More
Thursday, February 21, 2019
On Feb. 16, the Jackson Heart Study formally launched its Community Engagement Center, a new component that expands the study's ability to translate its findings into better cardiovascular health. The JHS’s new Graduate Training and Education Center at UMMC is also preparing for its first cohort of students. Read More
Mississippi ranks first nationally in food insecurity, with 22 percent of the population lacking reliable, consistent access to affordable and nutritious food. UMMC is partnering with the Mississippi Urban League and the Mississippi Food Network to provide a food pantry for patients who have emergency needs.
Published on Thursday, February 7, 2019
During their days at UMMC, Dr. Jason Griggs and Alana Bowman work in the School of Dentistry and in the School of Population Health, respectively. But on evenings and weekends, the husband-and-wife team travel back hundreds of years through time with the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Published on Monday, February 4, 2019
Population health is a multifaceted approach to improving health outcomes. Likewise, multiple squares must be filled to win at BINGO. John D. Bower School of Population Health faculty will host a campus-wide game in February that will provide information about the mission of UMMC’s newest school.
Published on Thursday, January 31, 2019
The John D. Bower School of Population Health has partnered with Dispensary of Hope, a nonprofit organization that distributes medications free of cost to pharmacies serving low-income and uninsured populations, to study Dispensary’s activities to determine best practices for improving health outcomes and decreasing health care costs.
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