After five years of teamwork and effort across disciplines and departments, UMMC has earned status as a "Baby-friendly Birth Facility." It is the only health care facility in the Jackson metro area to carry the distinction from Baby-Friendly USA.
Both nationally and locally, the rate of HIV infection is considered epidemic. A study of 600 young black men in Jackson who have sex with men, co-investigated by a UMMC professor, finds a single clinic visit can significantly reduce the chances of contracting or spreading HIV.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Oct. 2-8.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.