Mothers and babies facing health risks have UMMC experts by their side. Through the Center for Maternal and Fetal Care, experts across disciplines work as a team to provide mothers with a healthy birthing experience and babies with the care they need to have their best start in life.
What causes teeth to form two neat rows? According to a paper published by a UMMC faculty member, the first tooth sends messages that guide the formation of the rest of the dental row. Conducted in zebrafish, the research may help scientists understand tooth development in other species, including humans.
Orthopaedics residents at UMMC treat many complex cases routinely seen at trauma centers, but after completing their education, the residents often go into private practice. A new relationship between UMMC and Capital Ortho will provide residents the opportunity for private-practice-based residency training that will include surgery to repair more common orthopaedic injuries and disorders.
Quick thinking by a pair of pediatric nurses erased two near misses, prompting the Awards Team to hand them a Good Catch honor; while UMMC's stroke program implemented excellent evidence-based care for stroke patients, earning a significant American Heart Association/American Stroke Association award.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following addition to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of June 17-23.