If a first responder at the scene of an emergency in rural Mississippi can’t get signal to make a call or use WiFi, the life of an injured person could be in peril. A new collaboration between UMMC and the federal First Responder Network Authority aims to address that communication challenge through innovation and the statewide buildup of mobile broadband.
The School of Nursing and the South Delta School District received a 2019 Governor’s Award for the work being done in the district's school-based clinics. In an area with no pediatrician and few health professionals, the care from SON nurse practitioners and nurses may be the only quality medical care some children receive.
Thirty years ago, Dr. Ian Paul and a group of fellow young researchers had a hypothesis: that major depression has a connection with the brain neurotransmitter glutamate, and that drugs that block glutamate receptors would have an anti-depressive effect. It proved true, making possible the highly acclaimed drug esketamine, the first truly new depression treatment in three decades.
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.