The UMMC John D. Bower School of Population Health already is making history as only the third school of its kind in the United States. Dedicated to finding ways to improve health care delivery and eliminate health disparities, the school’s first students are learning how to use vast amounts of data to make changes in Mississippi and the world.
Medical Center faculty, staff and students are invited to an open house of the new Translational Research Center from 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9.
A Pelahatchie man is encouraging others who are long-time smokers to investigate low-dose CT screening for possible lung cancer. Lung cancer, usually diagnosed after symptoms become apparent, often is too advanced to offer a high chance of success. Screening helps reverse those odds.
In the coming weeks, a group of visitors will arrive at the Medical Center to assess the safety of UMMC's patients and facilities. The Joint Commission, a nonprofit organization that accredits and certifies nearly 21,000 U.S. health care organizations, will conduct the survey of all settings at the Medical Center. It’s part of UMMC’s journey toward zero patient harm – and everyone plays a role.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
The Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute names a family nurse practitioner as its rural health "champion," while students in the UMMC School of Dentistry earn research recognition.