For children and adolescents with chronic pain, the pediatric pain clinic at Children’s of Mississippi can provide relief through multidisciplinary care. Strategies such as cognitive behavioral therapy and physical therapy can help children miss fewer days of school and lead more active lives.
The rate of syphilis transmitted from mother to baby during pregnancy has risen by more than 900 percent in the past six years, according to Dr. Thomas Dobbs, dean of the John D. Bower School of Population Health at UMMC, and Dr. Charlotte Hobbs, professor of pediatric infectious diseases.
A short stint teaching high school opened Broome’s eyes to a love for working with students. Now, as associate dean of student affairs in the School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, she is the go-to mentor, advisor, cheerleader, counselor and course-corrector.
A common procedure for young children, ear tube surgery can reduce recurrent ear infections. The surgery, known as a myringotomy, can be a solution for persistent infections that don’t respond to antibiotics, meningitis secondary to an ear infection and infection involving the mastoid area behind the ear, among other conditions.
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 February 20 - 26.