Deidre Johnson brought in a slow cooker full of cheese dip, and family members had bags of chips, a stack of pizzas and a punch bowl.
Tablecloths were spread, and before long, the Children's Cancer Clinic waiting room at Batson Children's Hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center became a celebration of Aiden Johnson winning the battle against the rhabdomyosarcoma that took his eye.
In the race to get required flu immunizations at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, the employees are winning.
The students are running second, but they're poised for a strong finish.
As the Dec. 1 deadline for meeting the requirement looms, the Student and Employee Health office is reminding the Medical Center family that even though flu isn't rampant in the state, being protected now is critical.
It's a printer without paper, without toner or cartridge or ink; when the print job is finished, you can't read it, because there's no print to read.
But you can wear it, make music with it, drink from it, eat with it, chew with it or swallow it with a glass of water, or even replace a missing limb with it. And there's much more to come.
The Medical Center is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff:
The Association of American Medical Colleges recently recognized a UMMC center for its pioneering research, while radiologic scientists of the future earned statewide recognition last month.