Much of the Mississippi Delta is a maternal care desert, with few or no obstetricians-gynecologists and few hospitals that still deliver babies. Medical Center OB-GYN Dr. Murry Adams and his team of three women’s health nurse practitioners are helping to bridge the gap at the UMMC Greenwood Women’s Clinic. Pregnant moms treated there can deliver at UMMC Grenada, 45 minutes away and the nearest hospital to Greenwood with a labor and delivery unit.
Within the OB-GYN community, and often beyond, Dr. G. Rodney Meeks has been all things to all people, including teacher, mentor and friend. Last week, many of those he taught, counseled and befriended gathered for a celebration that, as one of his former students put it, was a testament to greatness.
Being selected to join the Neonatal Research Network is a “monumental achievement” that will benefit Mississippi’s infants, who have the highest preterm birth rate in the country.
The summer holidays will find Mississippi public school students in grades K-12 away from the classroom, but their need for minor medical care and behavioral health services doesn’t get a break. UMMC’s Center for Telehealth, in an extension of its partnership with the Mississippi Department of Education, is offering virtual visits with nurse practitioners to public school students beginning June 1.
Imminent medical school graduate Ruhi Randhawa is about to conquer the world she entered with a rare birth defect. But, to get where she is today, she had to cross oceans and a sea of self-doubt.
The Medical Center extends its sympathy to the family of a former faculty member in appreciation for the loved one’s contributions to the academic health sciences center.
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 May 8 - 14.