Although the W. K. Kellogg Foundation-funded grant expired two years ago, the Health Equity and Leadership Initiative continues to benefit Mississippi's health care community. Many of those who participated in the program that encouraged African-American males' participation in health science education and service are now making their mark at UMMC.
LaDonna Northington, a pediatric nurse with 42 years of experience at the bedside and in management, academia and administration, will assume the presidency of the Society of Pediatric Nurses in April.
When most people plan to go on a fishing trip during the summer, it usually involves breaking out a few of their favorite lures, grabbing a trusty pole and enjoying the serenity of a placid lake or stream. That's far from Courtney Smith's experience: The Alaska native grew up battling icy winds and treacherous conditions to work in her family's commercial fishing camp.
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.