Nobody's perfect - unless they're members of UMMC Research. The quality of the Medical Center's research mentorship training programs received top billing from the NIH, which issued "Perfect 10" scores to the Hypertension and Cardiorenal Diseases Research Training Program and the Mississippi Diversity in Hypertension and Cardiorenal Research Program.
Who would have thought a good track record in teeth-brushing and other oral hygiene activities could make a difference in how well someone does following surgery? A multidisciplinary study at the Medical Center has shown the link, including how they avert infections that can cause pneumonia.
A Jackson elementary school originally named for a Confederate icon has a new identity, one that acknowledges the contributions of Medical Center pioneer Dr. Aaron Shirley and his wife, Dr. Ollye Shirley, two legendary figures who risked their lives to improve the lot of others. Their son, Terrence Shirley, is among those who commend the change, and their memory.
Having a strong immune system, or what some might call “natural defenses,” helps protect from diseases brought on by harmful bacteria, viruses and toxins. But how do you get there? UMMC experts suggest focusing on the basics: good nutrition, good physical health and good mental and spiritual balance.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming year at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of Dec. 28-Jan. 3.