Mental health access hotline gets $2.3M HRSA grant

Mental health access hotline gets $2.3M HRSA grant

Mental health care for children will be just a few clicks away once CHAMP, an acronym for Child Access to Mental Health and Psychiatry, is operational. The federally funded study will bring mental health professionals, though telehealth, to a family’s primary care provider.

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School works to fill Mississippi's dental gap

The School of Dentistry is working to address the severe shortage of dental providers across the state as highlighted by a recent national report. But the SOD has its challenges: The school can’t accept more than 40 students per class, not nearly enough to keep pace with the number of dentists who retire each year.

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School works to fill Mississippi's dental gap

UMMC experts: Raising recommended HPV vaccine age range could save lives

UMMC experts: Raising recommended HPV vaccine age range could save lives

When the Food and Drug Administration first approved Gardasil as a vaccine against human papillomavirus, it targeted preteens through age 26. The FDA has raised that ceiling to 45 for both men and women, giving many thousands more who receive the immunization a much greater chance of averting a number of cancers, especially cervical cancer in women.

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Franklin U chair, SON dean's talks highlight week's events

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

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Franklin U chair, SON dean's talks highlight week's events

Exercise science, pharmacy practice experts join new faculty

Exercise science, pharmacy practice experts join new faculty

Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.

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