The Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi raised $101.5 million to make dreams of a seven-story children’s hospital expansion a reality. The six-year campaign, brought to a successful conclusion with a $2.5 million gift from the Gertrude C. Ford Foundation, included donations from thousands of Mississippians from all walks of life.
When Darrell Freeman needed specialty care to help with his abdominal cancer fight, a Medical Center surgeon had an innovative solution: HIPEC, or hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy. What makes it different is that the cancer is attacked by flooding the patient’s abdominal cavity with a heated saline and chemotherapy solution – a treatment much more powerful than traditional chemo.
When Karla Dukes takes on a responsibility or task, she's all in. Dukes is committed to giving 100 percent to what she does in her work area, and when she trains new employees at the University Physicians Surgical Specialties Clinic, she makes sure they know that's their expectation, too.
With hurricane season underway, severe weather and its effects can threaten your life. The experts at UMMC’s Mississippi Center for Emergency Services share advice to help keep you and your family healthy when the power goes out and the water rises.
A check presentation, news conference and gathering of donors and steering committee members made June 7 memorable for Children’s of Mississippi and its supporters.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of June 13 – 19.