The host organization of the Sanderson Farms Championship announced a $1.5 million gift to Friends of Children’s Hospital from proceeds of the PGA TOUR event. Topping the $1.45 million gift made last year, the gift will go toward the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi, the philanthropic drive that made the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower possible.
It takes a village of caregivers - among them hepatologists, transplant coordinators, nurses, pharmacists, primary care providers and the OR team - to keep liver transplant recipients healthy before and after their surgery. UMMC's liver transplant program is being recognized nationally for the care that results in high rates of patient survival and a quick road to getting their new organ.
A Children's Heart Center patient at Children's of Mississippi, Nolee will represent the state's only children's hospital, its patients and their families this year. The 8-year-old honor roll student is healthy today thanks to heart surgery and checkups with her cardiologist, Dr. Onyekachukwu Osakwe.
After a career that started in high school, spanning more than two decades of nursing in a myriad of roles, including teaching student nurses, Derek Holt is being recognized for his contributions to the nurse practitioner field by an organization of his peers that strives to promote the profession’s visibility.
Considered an indispensable member of her team by colleagues, Keisha Prestwood is driven by a simple standard: treating her patients with the same level of compassionate care with which she'd want someone to treat her own family, when no one else is watching. Her surgical tech job keeps her busy and mobile, but she loves the challenge.
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 January 31- February 6.