A series of Ponseti casts followed by bracing can correct clubfeet in young children, allowing them to walk, run and play without the need of major reconstructive surgery. Visits to pediatric orthopaedists can begin before birth, setting the stage for treatment.
Diabetes patients who live in Mississippi’s rural corners often have barriers to regular care: traveling long distances, or lack of transportation. Little access to primary care providers, let alone specialists such as an endocrinologist. A remote patient monitoring program created by UMMC’s Center for Telehealth, however, allows them to manage their disease and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
There are those at the Medical Center who have worked here even longer than Jay Ferchaud, but few who are so instantly recognizable by sight and by name in practically every office, school, division, department, clinic and lab. For a quarter-century, he has trained his photographer’s eye on the Medical Center, helping tell its story while making many good friends along the way.
UMMC 129 new, continuing, transferred and revised grants and awards from April-June 2021. The following personnel received the largest new and competitive renewal awards during the quarter. Dollar values are shown as annual figures for the first year of funding, unless otherwise indicated.
The Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency annually honors hospital and community heroes who advocate organ donation and transplant. Medical Center employees are among those who promote the gift of life.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week 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 Aug. 2-8.