Children’s health may be the main focus for Children’s of Mississippi, but our succeeding generations' well-being also contributes to the health of Mississippi’s economy. By 2022, after the new children’s tower opens, the estimated economic impact - now near $349 million - is expected to top $371 million.
Need a medical physicist? Have expertise to share with others? Members of the University of Mississippi and Medical Center campuses had the opportunity to explore and form new collaborations yesterday at the annual UM/UMMC Research Day in Jackson.
The American Heart Association sponsors National Walking Day during the first Wednesday in April as a reminder of the health benefits of walking. Yesterday, UMMC employees took a brisk, 30-minute walk for A Healthier Mississippi.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Perioperative and performance improvement staff garner awards for clinical innovation; a neonatal flight nurse receives an associate degree nurse in practice honor; several UMMC residents earn academic spotlights, and a neurobiology professor takes the SHEA chair.