Hoover calls SON dean role the ‘greatest privilege of my life’

Hoover calls SON dean role the ‘greatest privilege of my life’

Dr. Kim Hoover, dean of the School of Nursing, will retire Dec. 17. The list of her accomplishments is long and varied, including doubling enrollment from 427 to 850 students and adding three nurse-practitioner managed clinics in underserved areas of Jackson and Sharkey and Issaquena counties.

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Video: Holiday season at Batson starts with Light-A-Light

A tradition for 30 years now, BankPlus Presents Light-A-Light brought the magic of the season to patients at Batson Children’s Hospital Tuesday. The event included the lighting of the Rainbow Garden tree and decorations by Mississippi's First Lady and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Champion and a ballet performance of scenes from “The Nutcracker”.

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Video: Holiday season at Batson starts with Light-A-Light

Averting the HIV infection can depend on how well you PrEP

Averting the HIV infection can depend on how well you PrEP

When men who have sex with men begin the PrEP HIV preventive medicine and take it as directed, their risk of infection is dramatically lower. Regular clinic visits to manage their health also are a factor in staying HIV-negative, studies show. Researchers at UMMC are exploring the “real world” data on how many people get true PrEP care, as opposed to a perfect-world situation.

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Blood drive finale, Corbett Lecture on tap for upcoming events slate

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

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Blood drive finale, Corbett Lecture on tap for upcoming events slate

Addiction psychiatry, craniofacial fellows, plastic surgey resident among new UMMC faculty

Addiction psychiatry, craniofacial fellows, plastic surgey resident among new UMMC faculty

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

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