Correcting cleft lips and palates are among the surgical options Dr. Ian Hoppe’s pediatric practice offers at Batson Children’s Hospital. The addition of pediatric craniofacial plastic surgery means children needing these procedures can get care in Mississippi rather than having to travel out of state.
UNACARE mobile clinic staff take health care services to the Jackson patients who need them most - from Head Start centers to an apartment complex for the elderly. The clinic makes routine care convenient – and may have even helped save a life.
During a recent weekend, a group of medical students took a break from their studies – more or less – to set out in kayaks and a canoe on a scenic stretch of the Pearl River. There was a bit of business mixed in with their pleasure: mini-courses in life support maneuvers – handy, not only for future doctors, but also for hikers, hunters, backpackers and anyone else who’s tested by Mother Nature.
UMMC leadership extends its sympathy to the family of a legendary member of the Medical Center community for their loved one's unparalleled contributions to the academic health sciences center.
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 Dec. 10-16.