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Nena Hawkins uses a dental light curing unit to activate a dual-cured resin cement through an all-ceramic sample that later will be laser irradiated and tested to determine bond strength.

The size is right: Campus enrollment climbs

Monday, November 15, 2021

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. Read More

Dr. Lee Brown, assistant professor, talks with incoming radiological science students during orientation Thursday.

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

Monday, August 16, 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. Read More

#UMMCGrad2021: Innovation abounds for SGSHS graduate

Jared Cobb harnessed the power of polymers for his PhD research in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, studying ways to design new drug delivery technology for humans -- and for honeybees.

Published on Monday, May 24, 2021

#UMMCGrad2020: SGSHS graduate motivates herself, others

Meagan Wier said she's had a number of stops and starts on her journey to graduate school at UMMC. After earning her master of science in biomedical sciences this spring, she's prepared to enter the School of Medicine as a member of the Class of 2024.

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists

There’s a new degree in town – a Ph.D. in research for radiologists who set out on a biomedical imaging/bioengineering track. According to its advocates, the program reflects well - not just on the Department of Radiology, but also on the Medical Center as a whole.

Published on Monday, January 13, 2020

Distinguished alumna recounts mentors' roles at SGSHS Research Day

As part of the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences' annual Research Day last Thursday, trainees heard from 2019 Distinguished Alumna Dr. Barbara Alexander, UMMC professor of physiology and biophysics. During the event, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows also presented their research as part of poster and oral poster presentations.

Published on Monday, November 4, 2019

Postdocs drive research, training at UMMC

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Lab coats symbolize pride, professionalism in SGSHS

Published on Monday, August 19, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 24, 2019

Physiologist claims UMMC's top educator honor

Published on Thursday, May 9, 2019

SGSHS REACHes elementary students for science education

Published on Thursday, March 7, 2019

Grad school names clinical pharmacist Alumnus of the Year

Published on Monday, October 29, 2018

Annual awards ceremony recognizes research achievements

Published on Thursday, October 25, 2018

Medical Center among ELP research, patent leaders

Published on Monday, October 1, 2018

Graduate School showcase aims to recruit future scientists

Published on Monday, September 24, 2018

Video: UMMC's 2018 Commencement confers 930 degrees

Published on Thursday, May 31, 2018

UMMC confers 930 degrees in health sciences professions

Published on Friday, May 25, 2018

#UMMCGrad18: Pharmacology graduate values science, service

Published on Thursday, May 24, 2018

He didn’t know if he could teach. Look at him now

Published on Thursday, May 10, 2018

Hands-on learning with Discovery U

Published on Monday, April 30, 2018

Reckelhoff earns SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Published on Thursday, March 29, 2018

SGSHS Research Day highlights trainees, Distinguished Alumnus

Published on Monday, October 30, 2017

Biomedical Sciences program experiences rapid growth

Published on Thursday, October 19, 2017