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UMMC’s landmark 3,000th transplant: Only child gives mom a kidney

UMMC’s landmark 3,000th transplant: Only child gives mom a kidney

When Tawanna Davis a quarter-century ago bore her son, Quinten Hogan, she gave him the gift of life. On June 28, Hogan returned the favor, giving his mom, who coped with end-stage renal failure, his left kidney. Hogan explains his selfless gift this way: My kidneys are her kidneys. Their “living donor” surgery made UMMC’s history books as the Medical Center’s 3,000th transplant since Dr. James Hardy in 1963 performed the world’s first lung transplant.

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Study urges careful use of kidney calculations

Study urges careful use of kidney calculations

New research from UMMC shows that two methods of determining kidney function can provide substantially different results for patients in about half of cases.

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Employees, students explore benefits of mindfulness meditation, gratitude journaling

The Office of Well-being is hosting a four-part mindfulness meditation series, which research says can reduce anxiety, stress and risk for burnout. The workshops are the first in a number of resources the office is spearheading for employees and students, thanks to a three-year $3 million grant.

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Employees, students explore benefits of mindfulness meditation, gratitude journaling

Photos: UMMC’s landmark 3,000th transplant

Photos: UMMC’s landmark 3,000th transplant

The live donor surgery reaching the UMMC landmark was performed June 28 at the state’s only academic medical center and transplant program. The first transplant performed at the Medical Center was in 1963, when Dr. James Hardy performed the world’s first human lung transplant.

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2021-2022 UMMC Promotions and Tenure

More than 80 current Medical Center faculty will begin the new academic year with a promo-tion in rank, newly granted tenure, or both. Faculty are listed alphabetically, by school, in rank order of professor with tenure, associate professor with tenure, professor, and associate professor.

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2021-2022 UMMC Promotions and Tenure

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming week at the Medical Center.

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UMMC staff receive service recognition

Medical Center leadership is proud to acknowledge those employees who will celebrate service anniversaries during the week of July 4 – July 10.

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UMMC staff receive service recognition
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