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Thanksgiving week yields light campus event agenda

Published on Monday, November 23, 2015

Published on November 23, 2015

A shortened holiday work week has limited the number of events on tap before Turkey Day.  

Wednesday, Nov. 25

Head, neck surgeon to discuss maxillofacial reconstruction


Dr. Mohammed Qaisi, assistant professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, will give the Department of Surgery Grand Rounds presentation, “State of the Art in Maxillofacial Reconstruction,” at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 25, in room CW308 of the Classroom Wing.

For more information, call Carol Hollingsworth at 5-1292 or email her at



On the horizon

Emory ophthalmologist to deliver Corbett Lecture


Dr. Nancy Newman, LeoDelle Jolley Chair of Ophthalmology, professor of neurology and ophthalmology, director of neuro-ophthalmology and instructor in neurological surgery at the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, will present the fifth annual James J. Corbett, M.D. Lectureship in Neuro-Ophthalmology, “Neuro-Ophthalmology Update,” at noon on Thursday, Dec. 3, in classroom 7A.

Lunch will be available on a first-come basis. For more information, call Abby Gomez at 4-5501 or email her at



In under an hour, give a lifetime at blood drive

Medical Center faculty, staff and students are encouraged to participate in the Mississippi Blood Services quarterly blood drive at several UMMC locations Dec. 14-18.

All donors will receive an MBS T-shirt. Identification is required to donate blood.

To view times, dates and places for the drive, click here or more information about the drive, call (601) 981-3232 or visit