Federal grant fuels first responder training

Federal grant fuels first responder training

If two people had back-to-back heart attacks in rural Warren County, the first emergency responders on the scene would need fast and effective communication with the nearest medical transport - and that's just for starters.

That was a real-life scenario last year, when two men on Davis Island off the Mississippi River in south Warren County had life-threatening episodes two hours apart. The isolated island, used primarily by hunters, isn't accessible by ambulance.

The first responders reached out to Mississippi MED-COM, the statewide emergency communications center at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Damon Darsey, an emergency medicine physician and medical director for UMMC's Mississippi Center for Emergency Services, contacted John Elfer, Warren County's emergency management director.

Continue Reading...

New neonatal ambulance commissioned for life-saving work

As a registered nurse, Morgan Strickland of Meridian knew having medical transport available was important. But when her son Jack needed life-saving care, she realized how vital an ambulance specializing in newborn care could be.

Continue Reading...
New neonatal ambulance commissioned for life-saving work

In memoriam: Dr. Sherry Felder

In memoriam: Dr. Sherry Felder

UMMC leadership extends its sympathy to the family of a former member of the Medical Center faculty in appreciation of their loved one's contributions to the academic health sciences center.

Continue Reading...

Invited lectures, GWIMS seminar top week's agenda

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.

Continue Reading...
Invited lectures, GWIMS seminar top week's agenda
Campus News
Calendar
New Faculty
New Faculty
Campus Menus
Bulletin Board
Archives
Submit Items
UMMC
Bulletin Board