Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following additions to its faculty and leadership staff.
Daniel Paul Kennedy, M.D.
Dr. Daniel Paul Kennedy, recently a diagnostic radiology resident and musculoskeletal imaging fellow at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an instructor in radiology.
After receiving a certificate of completion in radiological technology from UMMC in 2004 and a certificate of completion in nuclear medicine technology from UMMC in 2005, Kennedy earned his B.S. in biology-medical sciences magna cum laude in 2009 at Mississippi College. He then earned his M.D. in 2014 at UMMC, where he had an internal medicine internship from 2014-15, a diagnostic radiology residency from 2015-19 and a musculoskeletal imaging fellowship in 2019.
Named UMMC Radiology Resident of the Year in 2018, Kennedy is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American College of Radiology and the American Board of Radiology. A member of the Alpha Chi and Phi Theta Kappa honor societies, Kennedy has participated in 13 scientific meetings.
Shuying Lin, Ph.D., D.P.T.
Dr. Shuying Lin, an acute care physical therapist at St. Dominic Hospital, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of physical therapy in the School of Health Related Professions.
After receiving her bachelor’s in clinical medicine in 1994 and her Ph.D. in pediatrics in 1999 from Fudan University, China, Lin had a 12-year career as a research scientist at the Medical Center before earning her D.P.T. at UMMC in 2016. She has served as an acute care physical therapist at St. Dominic Hospital since 2016.
The author or coauthor of 19 articles in peer-reviewed scientific publications, Lin has served as a reviewer for a number of peer-reviewed journals, including Developmental Neuroscience, the Journal of Neurology Research and Life Sciences. While at UMMC, she has conducted basic research on perinatal brain injury.
Lance T. Majors, M.D.
Dr. Lance T. Majors, recently an internal medicine resident at UMMC, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of medicine.
After receiving his B.A. in biochemistry in 2011 and his M.S. in biomedical sciences in 2012 from the University of Mississippi, Majors earned his M.D. in 2016 at UMMC, where he had his internal medicine residency from 2016-19.
An active member of several professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine, Majors is the author or coauthor of three scientific abstracts and two articles published in peer-reviewed professional journals. Among his service activities, Majors has been a Jackson Free Clinic volunteer for seven years.