A five-year, $11.5 million grant will fund Phase 1 of the Molecular Center of Health and Disease, which will help researchers understand the genome, leading to quicker diagnosis of disease and tailored treatments.
Dr. Kellie Leitch, professor and chief of pediatric orthopaedics and rehabilitation at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, is one of a handful of experts in the country chosen for training on a device that makes up to 20 microadjustments throughout the day as directed by a patient’s medical plan.
UMMC’s School of Nursing Research and Scholarship Day included studies that take aim at reducing the risk of post-partum hemorrhage, improving communications with stroke victims and boosting enrollment in clinical trials. Some results have been implemented in patient care.
When studying, he prefers pin drops to her bass drops. She’ll tell the world about it as he simply takes it all in. Together, they’ll make a great team after graduation.
A 30-year veteran teacher at the state’s only children’s hospital, Kathy Doonan has helped patients keep up with their academics in the hospital’s three towers: the circle tower circa 1968, the Batson Tower that opened in 1997 and the Kathy and Joe Sanderson Tower at Children’s of Mississippi.
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 April 10 - 16.