Suffering from congestive heart failure and on the brink of death, Tim Lewis received a heart transplant in January 2014. He resolved to "pay it forward" in tribute to his donor and the donor's family. Lewis is a faithful volunteer in the Medical Center’s Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, sharing his story with patients and encouraging them not to give up.
Two UMMC researchers were part of an international team that won HackSeq 2018, an event focused on creating software for biological research. Their project, "beRi," allows users to slither through the program R environment using a Python-based script.
Like most boys, 11-year-old Stennis Miller’s aims are set square on the football field. Unlike most, however, sickle cell disease and the shunt in his head keep that contact sport out of reach. But the Kosciusko Cardinals community football team may have a slot available to channel that spirit.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Nov. 5-11.