What does it take to advance precision medicine? Health data from at least one million volunteers, according to the National Institutes of Health. UMMC has been selected as an enrollment site for the NIH's "All of Us" research program, an ambitious study of genetic, lifestyle and environmental health factors. Starting in 2018, the Medical Center plans to recruit thousands of Mississippians for All of Us.
Following the recommendations of the American Occupational Therapy Association's board of directors, the OT program in the School of Health Related Professions is transitioning to a doctoral program, offering students a competitive entry-level degree.
For families like the Bergerons, having specialty care for children with medically complex issues located close to home is important. That’s why Children’s of Mississippi has opened its newest specialty clinic in Hattiesburg. The clinic draws patients from the Hub City and from surrounding cities, including Laurel, Waynesboro and Petal.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Sept. 11-17.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.