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‘My Favorite Doctor:’ Nine-year-old loves going to the dentist

‘My Favorite Doctor:’ Nine-year-old loves going to the dentist

Nine-year-old Marsha Jones is unique in her love for visiting the dentist. Even after having terrible pain that led to eight baby teeth being pulled during the course of a few months, Jones said she loves everything about going to see Dr. Susmitha Koti, chief pediatric dentistry resident in the pediatric dentistry clinic.

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What do we know about vaping? Not enough.

As the first death from vaping is reported today in Mississippi, UMMC experts want the public to know the risks associated with e-cigarette use. However, they say we are just beginning to understand its effects on the heart and lungs, its use as a smoking-cessation tool and its popularity among youth.

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What do we know about vaping? Not enough.

SOM graduate is orthopaedic surgery trailblazer

SOM graduate is orthopaedic surgery trailblazer

Dr. Karen Hand knew early in her academic career that she wanted to become a surgeon. She was encouraged to go into orthopaedic surgery, a male-dominated field in this region, from one of her mentors, Dr. George Russell. As she pursues a hand fellowship, the married mother of three loves her profession and the flexibility it can allow for family time.

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Blood drive, Work in Progress Talks finish busy week's slate

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

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Blood drive, Work in Progress Talks finish busy week's slate

CAY postdoctoral fellow joins UMMC faculty

CAY postdoctoral fellow joins UMMC faculty

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

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