As Mississippi leads the nation in infant mortality, preterm birth rate and low-weight births, the state grapples with solutions to a national maternal and neonatal health crisis. The UMMC Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology turns to an age-old profession to provide hope for the future.
A new RSV preventative medication is in short supply just as RSV is on the rise. UMMC experts advise taking precautions to reduce the spread of the virus, which can cause serious illness in young children and older adults.
The Medical Center has been celebrating the season – Spooky U, the ASB Pumpkin Patch, and, at Children’s of Mississippi, a Dia de Los Muertos movie matinee of “Coco” and sweet surprises for outpatients brought Halloween fun to campus.
As is often the case with other diseases and disorders, blood clots suddenly got people’s attention after a celebrity discovered recently what they’re all about. But, as experts from the University of Mississippi Medical Center explain, blood clots require your attention for other reasons as well, not least of all because they can be deadly.
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 October 30 - November 5.