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Meagan Wier, who just earned her master of science in biomedical sciences from UMMC, is working in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology this summer. She plans to enter the School of Medicine.

#UMMCGrad2020: SGSHS graduate motivates herself, others

Friday, May 22, 2020

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. Read More

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New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists

Monday, January 13, 2020

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. Read More

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

UMMC has more than two dozen postdoctoral fellows focused on honing their skills inside and outside of the lab as they transition into independent scientists. In honor of National Postdoc Appreciation Week, meet a few of our postdocs and learn how they are improving training for their peers.

Published on Thursday, September 19, 2019

Lab coats symbolize pride, professionalism in SGSHS

The School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences hosted its first white coat ceremony last Thursday. For 21 incoming Ph.D. students, the school's premier event marked the beginning of their careers as biomedical researchers.

Published on Monday, August 19, 2019

UMMC confers 853 degrees in health sciences professions

The University of Mississippi Medical Center on Friday conferred degrees to 853 students who are beginning their careers in the health sciences, or entering into a new chapter of an existing one in this state and beyond.

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