It may have been the first time that students visiting the Medical Center were welcomed in two different languages. The inaugural outreach event called Hispanic Day drew scores of mostly high school students from across the state, many of whom are bilingual. Thanks to UMMC faculty, students and administrators, the visitors learned the language of health care as well.
If a dentist asks you if you’re brushing and flossing, then follows by inquiring if you have restless legs syndrome, they’re not joking around. Students and residents at the School of Dentistry are being taught to screen patients for sleep apnea and other sleep disorder symptoms. Those diseases can be potentially fatal if left untreated, and who better to screen than providers who spend time looking into the mouth of a patient whose airway may be blocked?
The 5-year, $3.3 million study will help researchers understand how social and biobehavioral factors contribute to the transition from acute to chronic pain in black and white patients.
Funded with $17.4 million in HRSA grants, Mississippi Thrive! promotes increased early childhood development screenings to ensure children have the resources needed to be ready to learn by kindergarten.
On her long, distinguished resume’ of accomplishments, work history and special talents, third-year medical student Reagan Moak most likely does not list “Wedding Wizard.” She probably should.
Medical Center caregivers strive every day to keep patients safe. A number of departments and clinic locations were recognized for their efforts during the annual Patient Safety Week.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
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 March 13 - 19.