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Dr. Joey Granger, associate vice chancellor for research and dean of the SGSHS, stands with Dr. Kim Hoover after presenting her with the Distinguished Alumna of the Year Award.

Dr. Kim Hoover: Graduate Studies Distinguished Alumna of the Year

Monday, November 7, 2022

Though retired from UMMC, Dr. Kim Hoover continues to mentor nursing doctoral students, serve on dissertation committees and contribute to the SGSHS. Read More

SURE student Maggie Stanford performs research involving the effect of the drug Prozac on the brain.

Students find out if they’re SURE about research careers

Monday, July 18, 2022

The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience sponsored through UMMC’s School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences gives undergraduate college students rich experiences in laboratories, pairing them with mentor researchers for 10 weeks. It’s an opportunity for them to learn new skills, gain confidence and figure out: Is research for me? Read More

#UMMCGrad2022: Double-doctor has heart for science, medicine, service

Instead of choosing between pursuing a PhD or an MD, Jamarius Waller went with both. After seven years in classrooms, clinics, laboratories, and the community, he’s headed to Emory University with the ultimate goal of becoming a cardiologist and a scientist.

Published on Monday, April 25, 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

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

#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

Published on Friday, May 22, 2020

New Ph.D. in research program resonates with radiologists

Published on Monday, January 13, 2020

Distinguished alumna recounts mentors' roles at SGSHS Research Day

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