When Dr. Claude Brunson came to UMMC as a resident in 1988, he wasn’t necessarily planning to launch his career in Mississippi. But he stayed at UMMC for three decades and effected many changes, especially to the surgical services culture. In April, he will tackle his next role: leader of the Mississippi State Medical Association.
Ever since the Medical Center was just a mere teenager, the Murmur has been around. For close to five decades, this chronicler of student life has survived and often thrived – but never more so than now, under an editor whose love of magazines and storytelling enlivens every issue.
Halting tobacco use, regular screening and better treatment led to the drop in cancer death rates nationwide and could decrease cancer deaths even more, the ACS survey says. Mississippi cancer mortality rates remain higher than the average for the nation, especially in the state’s rural areas.
A pair of Medical Center clinicians complete certified wound specialist certification requirements.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.